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Alpenglow above Fautea lighthouse

Fautea sunset

We spent the first evening in Corse island on the Fautea beach. The beach is protected by rocky outcrops on both sides. The old lighthouse is located on one of them, so we occupied second one to have a chance incorporating the lighthouse into compositions. We spent almost whole late ...

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Morning at Capo Rosso

Sleeping under clear sky, on the cliff highly above sea at top of old watching tower. Good company of people with the almost the same passion and interest to catch beauty of French island in the Mediterranean Sea - Corsica. The last image of this haze morning as the practical ...

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Corsica Panorama Views Video

I've just returned from week photo trip to vernal Corsika island in Mediterranean Sea. Below you can find the first tasting of beautiful spring atmosphere we had lived here. Photos has been taken by LG G2 smartphone with ProCapture camera switched on. They have been stitched by PanoStitch and edited by ...

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How to automate dodging and burning for your photos

This is an instructional video which I recorded to show burn and dodge automation for your photos in Adobe Photoshop. Almost every photo, included those processed by HDR technique, needs to add such level of higher contrast. Higher contrast means lighter parts are lightened (dodge), darked parts are darkened (burn).Adobe ...

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Logo of Photomatix

Collection of popular Photomatix presets

[last update 17/5/2017, lot of things happened in this area as website's moved/disappeared, prices changed and new presets bundles exists, see remarks in italics below] It is just a year ago when I wrote and published article about Stuart’s Photomatix Pro Presets. I know from Google Analytics that this article remains ...

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My garden fully covered by snow during winter

Great HDR photo using additional presets for Photomatix

Now it is time for post-processing of shots I've made during this lasting winter season. Some of them were designed for HDR workflow. I've start playing with them, but after loading shot to Photomatix (as it is my preferred tool for postprocessing of HDR shots) I got idea looking for ...

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How to create luminosity masks

This is an instructional video recorded by me to show youhow to create luminosity masks in Adobe Photoshop.These luminosity masks are a tool for advanced editing of photos. It allows you to separate effect of adjustments made to the image to such level of lights or darks tones, so it ...

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How to create Basic Luminosity Mask

This is an instructional video recorded by me to show youhow to create basic luminosity mask in Adobe Photoshop. Basic luminosity mask is a tool for advanced editing of photos. It serves as basis for creating several other luminosity masks to edit lights and darks in the image, so it is ...

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Thunderous water

How good is it hearing that waterfall churn over! Then you look above and see that giant mountain. Such an epic part of a world. Thunderous waterfall Salto Grande is a waterfall on the Paine […]

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Buenos Díaz, Patagonia!

First night in Patagonia was really rainy and very cold, our tents were frozen when we woke up. However, despite it, the morning was… truly amazing… and we can not expect better welcome sign than […]

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Calm water

After afternoon landing in Punta Arenas, we started our trip heading to area Torres del Paine. First night matched what we expected, rainy and really frosty conditions. I would say it is not more things […]

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Burned tree

There is no doubt that Patagonia is beautiful site deserved visit. Especially in autumn when whole shire is full of saturated red, yellow and orange colours. We have started our Patagonia visits in Torres del […]

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Flaming mountain

I have to say it is true that who is visiting Patagonia, he is falling in love with Patagonia! It definitely happens to me. I’ve dream from my child age when I was reading adventures […]

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Review of Saal Digital’s photobook

When I’ve been working on photos made in Provence/France in July 2016 and during family holiday in Beskydy/Jeseníky in August 2016, I’ve (again) realized that making photos without printing is… ehm.. let say incomplete. Watching […]

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PF 2017

New Year Firework 2017 celebration in Prague was not so succesfull due to bad weather: low clouds and mist. I’ve plan to make image of Charles Spa with Charles Bridge in the front, however weather […]

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Calming sea

This image has been created during on hour spent on coast near Ponta do Arnel on Azors island Sao Miguel. Originally, we wanted with my wife to see there lighthouse (Farol Ponta do Arnel), however […]

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New gallery from Azores

Finally I’ve completed the first set of images taken during exotic summer holiday of 2015 in the middle of Atlantic Ocean. I put these images into dedicated gallery there called Azores: Atlantic jewel. You can […]

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Golden Marina

Every evening during summer holiday, my wife and me spent dinner time on the main street of Ponta Delgada, the street very close to sea and marina full of small and middle boats. We were […]