Archive for August, 2010

Munich Photo Walk Aug. 18th

I went on a photo walk with a pretty experienced client last week (admin of Dublin Information), and came up with some really good tips for him. Here are a few of the photos, taken with a Canon EOS 500D and two zoom lenses. This first one is an example of using depth of field [...]

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Olympiaturm At Night

Here’s a 3-shot bracketed HDR of the Olympiaturm. You can see a lot more detail and color than with a single exposure.

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Olympiapark Sunset 2

A sunset closeup at Olympiapark. Created with a bracketed series, HDR processed.

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Olympiapark Sunset 1

The sun goes down over Olympiapark. A bracketed series, HDR processed.

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Oktoberfest 2010 Dates & Tours

It’s just about that time again: when Germans and tourists alike don Lederhosen and Dirndls and flock to the Wies’n for Oktoberfest! (or, as many foreigners misspell it, Octoberfest). Here’s a snap with a pocket camera: low light and background blur give a very interesting effect on these two friends of mine! Oktoberfest 2010 Dates: [...]

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German Privacy Laws

One interesting point about Germany: It’s been said they have some of the world’s most strict laws protecting the individual’s privacy. Some say these regulations go too far and limit “normal” use of photos taken in public places. All we know is, (he’s called the Stig) you should be careful how you use your Germany [...]

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Munich Photo Walk Aug. 9th

Here are several great shots taken by a client, from a photo walk on August 9th. All photos were taken with a Nikon D80 and 18-200mm VR lens. Note that I blur out some faces, due to German laws protecting privacy. After discussing lots of terms and techniques, we got into freezing motion vs. motion [...]

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Welcome!

You’ve found Guided Munich Photo Tours, which is (as far as I can tell) München’s first guided tour photo course. In the blog, I’ll be giving brief tips and and highlighting topics that can be discussed during your private tour. My goal is to transform customers’ photos from snapshots like the left one, to photographs [...]

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Street with Neues Rathaus

Better framing with New Town Hall in the background, seen down Sendlingerstr. (Left shot with D-SLR, right with pocket camera)

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Isartor’s Backwards Clock

The second shot was obviously taken from a different location, but it really highlights the backwards clock! (Both with a Nikon D-SLR)

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