Saturday, July 10, 2010

Mom´s View



From a slightly different angle the Salak Mountain is my mom´s view when she is in her kitchen cooking. With a view like this in front of your house, everything is done with "Paz y Amor" (Peace & Love).
The Salak Mountain last erupted in 1938 and it gave birth to Salak Mountain II, Sumbul Mountain and Kawah Ratu. That is why The Salak Mountain is considered a symbol of a mother for the local people. Salak Mountain is now a non-active volcanic mountain and is one of the favorite hiking destination in West Java.
This is a HDR (High Dyanamic Range) type of photography and later processed to another software which helps you tone map your photos called the Photomatix Pro. Basically you need 2 or more photos of the same angle with different exposure to make one single HDR photo and this is where Photomatix Pro will help you with a simple process of tone mapping the colors according to your preference. You can choose to edit the contrast in photoshop or picasa if you see it´s necessary.
Find out how powerful HDR photos can look.
"I remember my mother´s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." -Abraham Lincoln-

5 comments:

  1. In your honour and in the honour of wall the Photographers, I published an ilustration.

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  2. Hi Skizo, thanks for visiting my site.
    Sorry but I did not understand your comment you left me.

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  3. Stunning...I like the quotes that follow your posts as well. It completes it perfectly.

    Jeanne

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  4. Buenos foto mi amigo, me gusta mucho, cuidate!

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  5. Jeanne - Thanks for the comment and the visit!

    Amelia - Gracias amiga, I didnt know you speak spanish. Thanks for commenting and remember you have to teach me macro photography!! Espero verte en Indonesia!

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