From a Vacation Snapshot to Wow!

On trips I take a lot of photos.  Very few make it into my list of favorites.

This photo was a throw away – typical vacation snapshot.  Too cluttered, poor composition – just something to keep in the memory book.  Here is the before – as shot in camera appearance:

Victoria Inner Harbor

Snapshot from Camera

But I was playing with HDR on some of the other photos from this day and played with this one as well.  Suddenly this photo took on a life of its own – vibrant color and interest.  I thought it would make into a great jigsaw puzzle!.

Victoria Inner Harbor

Victoria Inner Harbor – After “One Shot” HDR

I printed it on metallic paper for the Tulare County Fair and the colors are stunning – better than the computer screen.  It is now a “keeper”

You can see full size photo and others from same day here: Victoria B.C

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About Ron Ludekens

God created a marvelous world full of wonderful sights and people. He is the Creator and it is His Palette of beauty that Ron Ludekens tries to capture as photographic images. Images of nature or images of people and their lives - both reflect the handiwork of the Creator. Ron is a photographer living in Visalia, California - part of the great Central Valley. He is immediately surrounded by agriculture and all the hard working people that feed our world. A short distance away are the grand Sierra Nevada mountains, impressive National Parks and, wider still, the vast diversity that California has to offer. Ron is one of the family owners of the L.E. Cooke Co Wholesale Nursery - a leader in the horticulture industry of North America. Even on the job, his camera is always near by. His photos for the nursery trade have been published in print and around the websites of nurseries across America. Ron is also a leader in his church and its missions. Ron's photography has been a resource the church uses in its communications and message. Plus photos of all the fun things we do are shared among members and friends. Ron also loves capturing precious moments in lives of people. Weddings, senior portraits, graduations, family gatherings, maternity and special events. Ron will not shoot more than four weddings a year to provide the attention to detail and followup that is required for such an important milestone event in the lives of the couple. Ron can be reached at 559-732-7165 or cell 559-967-5370.
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2 Responses to From a Vacation Snapshot to Wow!

  1. Sue says:

    This way I can see your pictures

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