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Paul Bracken
Works at 3M
Attended Pennsylvania State University
Lived in Paris, KY
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I defended against a #zergrush on Google Search.
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There are apps that turn your photos into tilt-shift photos, but they pale in comparison to actually having a tilt-shift lens. If you don't have the budget to buy one, but you do have an old shower he...
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Related, did you see the new lens baby lens?

And why are DIY camera gear my thing?
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Photographer Michael Chrisman has made a year-long exposure of the Toronto skyline using a pinhole camera.
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cool photo, wish i had the patience to do a year long exposure
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+Alan Bailward I think I answered my own question (that I asked in the tilt-shift photo you posted). I applied a til-shift filter to this street level image, and got a pretty good tilt-shift effect. Especially if you look at the cones and fence.
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LOVE IT!!!
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An interesting technique I'd like to try someday +Brian Lauer
Glyn Dewis, a professional photographer, explains how to fake a black backdrop effect without a studio, even outdoors in daylight.
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Then don't use the olloclip :) Did the techique when we were shooting gaming miniatures and it totally blacked the background.
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Check this out +Brian Lauer . Might have to make time for the new lightroom beta :-)
Instagram Presets for Lightroom by Digital photo buzz. Photography tutorials and inspiration. Lightroom presets and tutorials
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Get one of the good Photoshop photo retouching video tutorials to work through.
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+Brian Lauer what is your take on posting DSLR images on instagram? Obviously, I have been doing it, but I tag as such. I just like seeing cool photos. I could care less what device it was taken with.
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I don't think instagram is about the limitations, but about the community. It is pretty amazing, and explains how it has gotten so huge in so short a time. there is something about it that just works. I gave up on 500px and flickr in short order because I didn't feel connected to it. I also prefer viewing photos on my phone. Much more convenient than sitting in front of my PC.

Instagram is also about the filters, and how to use them to affect the mood of the photo (of course a poorly composed photo cannot be helped by filters). I've messed with all of my DSLR photos within instagram before posting. Filtering, tilt-shifting, and square cropping have been so much fun and easy in instagram.

If you take your limitations to heart, then the Olloclip should not be used either. The 4s camera is quite a bit better than the 4, should that be limited too? I don't think the developers had any limitations in mind otherwise they would have limited posting to only images captured within the app. Seems kinda artificial to say photos must be limited to so and so equipment. That works for challenges, but not the site as a whole. All that being said I do think it is important to tag photos as to how they were captured.

I found myself in tune with the article I posted, but was taken aback when I started reading the comments. There definitely is a part of the community that feels strongly against anything but iphone captures.
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Hey, +Brian Lauer , am I missing something or is something wrong here?
It's a $4 million question: What makes this photo so special?
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It would have to be significantly more impacting at 6' x 11'.

Peter Lik does these landscape panoramas. When you look at digital versions they do look like pretty good. Then when you see one in person at 10' width, encapsulated, metallic print, it is a different world you are seeing.

If you have a really, awesomely, great landscape shot you are wanting printed try it as a big metalic print.
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  • 3M
    Process Engineer, 1990 - present
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Paris, KY - Lexington, KY - Oakland, NJ
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A happy guy with a white eyebrow
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Grew up in Oakland, NJ, but have lived in KY for 20 years, and consider it my true home.
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  • Pennsylvania State University
    Mechanical Engineering, 1986 - 1990
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