90mm TS-eWe have quite a lovely autumn for the last few days, and I somehow missed more autumn color on the blog. And since I also have a Canon 90mm tilt shift lens borrowed right now, with which I wanted to play around more, I though I combine this, by taking some crazy bokeh shots with autumn color.

The 90mm tilt shift is a very nice lens, just not so great for landscapes. The focal length is just to much. But it’s very nice to get detail with a very small DOF and even with blured parts of the image, if one takes advantage of the tilt. So instead of doing landscapes, I visited the Botanical garden here in Bratislava, and took few shots. All are single exposures, edited in Lightroom. Btw. would these make nice phone backgrounds?

And if you don’t know how a 90mm tilt shift lens looks like, I’m including a photo of the camera :) It does not have auto-focus, so it’s quite a lot of fun when taking photos with it handheld.

Autumn Bokeh
Autumn Bokeh
Autumn Bokeh
Autumn Bokeh
Autumn Bokeh
Autumn Bokeh
Autumn Bokeh
Autumn Bokeh

Little downtime

Some of you maybe noticed that for the last few hours, the blog was not accessible. I’m very sorry for that, and I still don’t know what happened, but it’s all back up now, and hopefully it stays that way.

Blog tweaks

Some of you maybe also noticed, that there have been few changes to the look of the blog recently. As I mentioned few times before, I keep updating it almost constantly, and trying to find the best look for it. So this time, I removed few not needed decorative elements and background, to make it more bright and modern. I hope you will like the change :)

Red hair

When I posted a photo of Alexandra some time ago, I mentioned, that I still have few more that I want to share with you. And here is another one. It’s very strange for me to use a flash in my photos. You almost never use one for landscapes. For this photo, I went mostly with natural light, but I also used a weaker fill in flash, with a small diffuser on it, so I avoid unwanted shadows.

This is a single exposure, edited in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Red hair

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Minutes after sunset

The sunset yesterday looked very promising, so at the last moment I decided to go out and take some photos. In these last minute situations, I like to go to the Kuchajda lake in Bratislava, as it’s very close to where I live, and it’s almost always perfectly calm, just perfect for great reflections.

In the end, the sunset wasn’t that great, but at least I got few shots from the blue hour. And this is one of them. This is a HDR from 5 exposures, created in Oloneo Photoengine, finished in Photoshop.
Minutes after sunset

Formatted for pinterest

Formatted for Pinterest

I continually add new things to the blog, but not always mention them in the blog posts right away. It mostly because that I want to spread up new things across more days, so there is something new when you visit the blog :) And also this gallery, has been on the blog (and pinterest) for a few weeks now. It’s a gallery of photos that were specially cropped for the Pinterest view. I don’t take credit for the idea to do this, but I still hope you like it :)

You can see it on the blog here or directly on Pinterest here.

Vintage style

I don’t often the use the Analog efex plugin, as I never like the result on landscape or cityscape shots. But it’s a little different on people shots. There I don’t mind a little more vintage look. And as in this photoshoot with the lovely Alexandra, I used a vintage camera as a prop, it was just fitting to put a little more vintage look on it. What do you think?

This is a single exposure, edited in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Vintage style

This bridge does not exit currently. It’s so strange there :). I’m very curious how it will looks like when its completely reconstructed.

Light Bridge

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