365 Project : Day 290

Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f8 | 8 secs | ISO 100 (3 exposures DRI) The Burj Khalifa taken at around 5:30am. PP: 3 exp. DRI Dodge and burn Curves Adjustments Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 289

Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 f8.0 | 1/100 | ISO 100 This is from an island in Boracay. PP: Combination of 2 exposures (DRI) Curves Adjustments Selective Color Adjustments Sharpening Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 288

Taken during my vacation in Boracay. Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 f8.0 | 1/32 | ISO 100 PP: 3 exposures DRI Curves Adjustments Hue and Saturation Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 287

Another shot of Burj Khalifa. Just love shooting this building 🙂 Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f8.0 | 2.6 secs. | ISO 100 PP: 3 exposures DRI Curves Adjustments Blending modes Sharpening /Mike

365 Project : Day 286

This is my niece Chloe. I was trying out the 50mm f1.2L here that I was planning to buy. My only problem is that it suffers focus shift. It is back focusing most of the time. When it gets the focus right it is really sharp but, the problem it doesn’t do that most of the time 🙁 I decided not to buy it. Gear: Canon 7D + EF 50 f1.2L Settings: f1.2 | 1/200 | ISO 100 PP: Curves […]

Workflow Video

This is just a small preview of some of the lessons I teach on group workshops or one-one-one workshops.  If you are outside Dubai (UAE) I also do live webinar (online seminars). I also have a full detailed version of this video which shows step by step instructions (in English) with explanations.  If you are interested, please contact me using this link.  This video was done in Photoshop CS5 and should be fine with CS4 or CS3.  There is NO […]

365 Project : Day 285

  Taken very early morning at Downtown Burj Dubai, this is Burj Khalifa, one of my favorite subject to shoot 🙂 Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f8 | 30 secs | ISO 320 Post process: DRI / Digital blending Curves Adjustments Manually corrected the distortion Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 284

Took this in Kempinski Hotel Ajman.  It was really difficult to shoot since the temperature was in the 40C, very tough weather to shoot.  But enjoyable nonetheless. Gear: Canon 7D + EF 24-70 f2.8 L Settings: f5.0 | 1/160 | ISO 100 Post process: Dodge and Burn Curves Adjusments Blend Modes Selective Color Adjustments Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 283

This was taken today at Bab Al Shams Hotel.  This hotel is situated in the middle of the dessert and far away from the busy cities of Dubai.  It offers old Arabian design from the lobby up to the hotel rooms.  This hotel is not really cheap but the place is one of the best Arabic Architecture I’ve seen in a while. Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f4.5 | 1/20 | ISO 100 (3 exposures) Post process: HDR […]

365 Project : Day 282

Gear: Canon 7D + 24-70 f2.8L Settings: f8 | 1/640 | ISO 100 Post process: Doge and burn Enhanced the sky Curves adustments Cheers! /Mike