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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Road Vistas

Road trips can always provide great photo "opps" — especially when traveling (as a passenger0 with a digital camera. Many cameras have special effects for straight out of the camera (SOOC) shooting. These photos were taken with a Canon PowerShot SX130, a point & shoot camera with an extended telephoto.

Like playing with color settings for poster effects, vibrant color, and color swap.

road scenes1

Another choice is switching to black and white (B&W) which works great with lots of cloud effects.

B&W road scenes

Fish eye effects can also be a lot of fun too.

fish eye road scenes

There are scenes as seen through other things, like this tanker truck.

Tanker view

And ones that make you wonder like this one:  How do you get a gorilla into the bag AND more importantly why would you want to ?

Gorilla bag truck

Can you figure out how this photo was taken ? (Hint - it was not taken in a car or while driving)

Hand in photo

11 comments:

Anvilcloud said...

A gorilla could come in handy whilst travelling.

Out on the prairie said...

Looks like you stopped at a good truck stop.

Country Gal said...

Wonderful shots ! Our cameras do the same but I like to get the photos on the computer and play with them in photo shop or Lightroom . There is so much one can do with cameras now a days . Thanks for sharing . Have a good day !

Sandra said...

love them all, the fish eye wins first place, and i think you were standing on the side of the road in the last one... boo hoo, i have not been a passenger on a trip since i got my camera, 7 years since we went on the road... now i want to ride and snap, but then since i don't ride with earnhardt hubby, guess it will nt happen. i just bought Bob Gorrila glue and Gorilla epoxy, but no bag. YET

Karen @ away for the weekend said...

Fun shots! Enjoy your trip!

Montanagirl said...

Fun post! I like your different effects photos.

Daisy said...

Pretty cloud shots. It's fun to experiment with the camera and see what you can create.

Linda said...

Nice cloud pictures! The fish-eye ones are startling!

DeniseinVA said...

I was going to say the side view mirror in that last one but not so sure now. Great views and pictures. Happy traveling!

grammie g said...

Hi B...Tricky aren't you...love them all !!
Gorilla in a bag.. evidently Goldman knows how!! ; )
I'm not good at figuring thing out!
Hope you tell us!
Grace

Eggs In My Pocket said...

Such a fun way with photography. Love it!

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