I have been eargly awaiting the release of Aurora HDR 2018 which has been released in the last few weeks. To do a demo, I  used a landscape photo I took at the il Tartufo restaurant near Arrowtown, NZ during a work trip. The photo is two stitched images which were stitched in Lightroom and had some very minor editing conducted to the image.  The image was duplicated and edited in Aurora HDR 2018 where I picked the "Landscape Enhanced Preset" but made no other changes. Left is old image, right is Aurora HDR.

I visited Cardinia Reservoir Park on the way home from work to try and get some landscape shots and actually came across the Eastern Grey Kangaroo or Macropus giganteus, often at dusk the park is full of Kangaroo's and this trip was no exception however I was not expecting the little Joey in the Kangaroo's pouch. I was using a Nikon D5300 digital camera and a Tamron 150-600mm lens and because it was getting dark I decided to use Aperture priority with Auto-ISO which increases the sensitivity of the camera allowing a faster shutter speed.The little joey was bouncing around like crazy so I tried to

During a recent visit to Warburton for an Open Gardens I decided to make a trip to the top of Mount Donna Buang, a mountain approximately 80 km's from Melbourne, and an elevation of 1250 metres.Over winter the mountain is usually covered in snow however during summer it is far easier to reach the summit, where there is a tower at the top providing panoramic views across the Dandenong's and the Yarra Valley.Whilst I was up there I took my camera and got a few panoramic views, however, since the tower had a gridded base I was not able to use my tripod and thus

Chrome Bumpers is an event held by the South East Chrome Bumpers typically in Pakenham on the first Friday of the month. The event raises valuable funds for the Toomuc Fire Brigade, a member of the Country Fire Authority. Events are well attended, with BBQ's and even Coffee supplied by Float n Coffee. A big thanks to everyone who attended to support our fire brigade.I was slightly under the weather, so could not stay the whole event, but on my way out I thought i would try and get a few 360 panorama images. Sadly because I was using my camera hand held, and had not