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My home office (HDR)

What is Exif data?

Exif data is a record of the settings a camera used to take a photo or video. This information is embedded into the files the camera saves, and we read and display it here.

Dates

Taken on October 6, 2011 at 12.16PM PDT
Posted to Flickr October 6, 2011 at 1.31PM PDT
Replaced on Flickr October 7, 2011 at 1.49PM PDT

Exif data

Exposure 0.067 sec (1/15)
Aperture f/8.0
ISO Speed 200
X-Resolution 300 dpi
Y-Resolution 300 dpi
Coded Character Set UTF8
Keywords "crop adjustment" "Gitzo G1228LVL" "nik HDR Efex Pro" "Nikon D3" PTGui "RRS BH-55 ballhead" "RRS PC-II pano-clamp"
Caption- Abstract Blogged in <a href="http://terrychay.com/article/office-porn.shtml">The Woodwork: Office Porn</a>

<b>My home office (HDR)</b>
The Richmond, San Francisco, California

<i>Nikon D3, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G
Gitzo 1228LVL tripod, RRS BH-55 ballhead, RRS PC-II Panoclamp
Aperture (raw, white balance), PTGui, nik HDR Efex Pro, Aperture (crop, vignette)
36 exposures (0+/-3ev), 1/15sec @ ƒ8, ISO200, 14mm</i>
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I promised Marie I'd take a picture of her office after she cleans it up. So it makes sense to practice on mine. I'm of the opinion that indoor architecture is best when shot in HDR: somehow the plastic look generated by most tools doesn’t look as bad indoors.

I guestimated the position of the panoclamp. It's been a few years, but I think I guessed close. :-) It's been so long since I've shot panoramics, that I had a lot of outtakes before I got the settings correct (manual focus, manual exposure). The images were taken 30 degrees apart to create enough overlap, but I should used more overlap—the small breaks in the paorama at 100% are due to insufficient overlap. I originally intended to do only a 180° panorama, but then figured "what the hell" and didd the full 360*. Because of this you can see my messy photocloset and the goodwill/gift/storage/repair stuff I put out in the hallway.

Because my nik tools are not appearing in Photoshop CS5, I used HDR Efex Pro in Aperture. This meant that instead of using HDR library built-in to PTGui, I made three separate panoramas using 16-bit tiffs generated from the -3ev, 0ev, and +3ev images. The HDR starting default was "bright room" beecause the other settings looked too bleached.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tychay/6217901657/">Click for 0 ev stitch</a> or <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tychay/6217901619">single original photograph</a> (If you cannot view this, add me to your contacts and I’ll add you to my friends. If you are already a contact of mine then just jet me a message and I'll fix your status.)
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Aperture 3.1.3
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:10:05 18:01:06
Date and Time (Original) 2011:10:05 18:01:06
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:10:05 18:01:06
Color Space sRGB
XMPToolkit XMP Core 4.4.0
Description Blogged in <a href="http://terrychay.com/article/office-porn.shtml">The Woodwork: Office Porn</a>

<b>My home office (HDR)</b>
The Richmond, San Francisco, California

<i>Nikon D3, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G
Gitzo 1228LVL tripod, RRS BH-55 ballhead, RRS PC-II Panoclamp
Aperture (raw, white balance), PTGui, nik HDR Efex Pro, Aperture (crop, vignette)
36 exposures (0+/-3ev), 1/15sec @ ƒ8, ISO200, 14mm</i>
____________________________________________________

I promised Marie I'd take a picture of her office after she cleans it up. So it makes sense to practice on mine. I'm of the opinion that indoor architecture is best when shot in HDR: somehow the plastic look generated by most tools doesn’t look as bad indoors.

I guestimated the position of the panoclamp. It's been a few years, but I think I guessed close. :-) It's been so long since I've shot panoramics, that I had a lot of outtakes before I got the settings correct (manual focus, manual exposure). The images were taken 30 degrees apart to create enough overlap, but I should used more overlap—the small breaks in the paorama at 100% are due to insufficient overlap. I originally intended to do only a 180° panorama, but then figured "what the hell" and didd the full 360*. Because of this you can see my messy photocloset and the goodwill/gift/storage/repair stuff I put out in the hallway.

Because my nik tools are not appearing in Photoshop CS5, I used HDR Efex Pro in Aperture. This meant that instead of using HDR library built-in to PTGui, I made three separate panoramas using 16-bit tiffs generated from the -3ev, 0ev, and +3ev images. The HDR starting default was "bright room" beecause the other settings looked too bleached.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tychay/6217901657/">Click for 0 ev stitch</a> or <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tychay/6217901619">single original photograph</a> (If you cannot view this, add me to your contacts and I’ll add you to my friends. If you are already a contact of mine then just jet me a message and I'll fix your status.)
Subject RRS BH-55 ballhead
Rating 5