A Few Panoramas of Newcastle

Last week, I shot several 360 degree panoramas in the Newcastle. Here are some of my favourites below.

Each of the these were photographed using a panoramic head, 17-40mm f/4L at 17mm, composed of 7 frames all the way around, each frame bracketed from 3 shots. Thus 21 frames per panoramic image. I used Exposure Fusion (enfuse) to blend the bracketed exposure together.

Belmont Bay Again

Last weekend, I photographed another sunset at Belmont. This is from the Squids Ink jetty, looking west over the bay (Lake Macquarie). Here are some of my favourites from the evening.

This is a stitched panorama, make up from 9 bracketed vertical frames (27 frames in total). I shot this using a 5D Mark II, 50mm f1.4 lens with 3 stop ND grad filter mounted, rotated on a panoramic head.

Later on as the sun went down, I managed to capture this classic shot of the jetty. I used my favourite exposure blending technique for this, the shot is a composite of two images. I used a 17-40mm f/4L on the wide end with a ND400 filter attached, exposure around 2 minutes from memory.

Photos from Victoria

I’ve just recently (well, about a month ago) returned from holidays in Victoria. It wasn’t a photo trip as such, but I was able to visit some unique spots for some photographs. Here are some of my favourite images.

Here are some panoramas from the Grampians National Park, it is lovely area in north west Victoria. The first one is a sunrise at Baroka Lookout, and the second one a sunset at Reid’s Lookout. Both of these are stitched from a number of vertical frames with a 50mm lens.

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