Photography – Page 9


Don Charisma’s latest Photography Posts – Page 9

  1. Big Buddha II Info Sign – Khao Chee Jan 16th March 2014 - Here’s the official sign for the Big Buddha. I’ve also done a closeup on the info portion in English, for those that don’t have a magnifying …
  2. Big Buddha II Panorama 16th March 2014 - I made a visit to a big Buddha that’s carved into a hillside. Apparently the story goes it/(he ?) was carved by the Thai navy with …
  3. Wai’ing Ronald McDonald – Thai Style 15th March 2014 - This is what Ronald McDonald look like in Thailand … Wai’ing is an important part of Thai culture. I guess folks at the McDonalds corporation didn’t …
  4. Elephant Statue 15th March 2014 - He’s an elephant statue with garlands 🙂 He guards the entrance to my condo complex … Taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma 2014
  5. Sex And Shopping – Sunrise From The Top Floor 14th March 2014 - One of my *very rare* sunrise photos … Sex and shopping – so you are awake for the sunrise … sorry, but, that’s a story for …
  6. Meat Slicer 14th March 2014 - It’s I’m guessing a repro vintage meat slicer, that’s part of the ornaments at the Toscana Italian restaurant that I visited recently. However I’m no meat …
  7. Thai Columns 14th March 2014 - It’s been mad hectic day so didn’t get a chance to post anything, yet. These are columns at the entrance to one of the beachfront hotels. …
  8. Sunset Ocean Panorama 12th March 2014 - Nice sunset over calm ocean 🙂 Merged with Microsoft ICE 5×1 portrait photos taken on my iPhone 4s Taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma 2013
  9. Beach Fisherman’s Sunset 11th March 2014 - I love the colours that came out in this one 🙂 Fishing anyone ? Taken in one shot on my iPhone 4s Taken in Thailand (c) …
  10. Sky Lanterns – Loy Catong Festival 11th March 2014 - Here’s a photo of sky lanterns I snapped during last year’s Loy Catong festival in Thailand 🙂 Taken on my iPhone 4S … Photos (c) Don …
  11. Deli Counters – Italian Restaurant 10th March 2014 - I was doing some research a while back whilst building a brochure website for a client, and Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in London came up. I found …
  12. 10000th Photo On My iPhone 4s – Beach Sunset 9th March 2014 - This is image IMG_0001.JPG … My 10000th photo taken on my iPhone 4s Today! … I just realised – YAY ! Also worked out that’s £0.05 …
  13. iArt – Don Charisma Beach Sunset Selfie 9th March 2014 - Taken today on the beach, I liked this shot the most out of all those ones taken. I’ve stylised it how I want the colours and …
  14. Beach Silhouette Sunset Tomerama 8th March 2014 - Time for zeds, good night Audrey 🙂 … I’ll leave you with this rather nice sunset … It’s 2 photos merged with Photoshop. Taken on my …
  15. Italian Restaurant – Cheese and Meat Counter 8th March 2014 - It’s the Cheese and Meat counter from my visit to the Italian restaurant. Can’t really verify if they have good quality cold cuts or cheese, as …
  16. Tree With Hangy-Down-Bits Towerama 7th March 2014 - I walk past this tree everyday. I don’t know why it has the hangy-down-bits, but they add some character … I’ve merged six landscape photos together …
  17. Trini Lopez VS Water Feature 7th March 2014 - I bought this double CD a long time ago it’s called “The Best And Friends Album In The World Ever”. It’s one of my favourite CDs, it is really easy to listen, I love the era of music. Trini Lopez …
  18. Beach Sunset Panorama 3rd March 2014 - Extra wide angle on this beautiful sunset … super, stunning, special, amazing, breathtaking … another Don Charisma masterpiece. 10 photos merged into something rather special 🙂 …
  19. Mom Chailai 3rd March 2014 - It’s a beach resort, apparently … I just liked the bohemian feel of the walls and the greenery … Taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma 2013
  20. Moody English Clouds 3rd March 2014 - This one’s a bit of an experiment … I’ve been trying to figure out how to put my logo automagically and finally cracked it today … …
  21. Thai Lions 3rd March 2014 - These guys are “guarding” one of the seafront hotels. Taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma 2013
  22. Beach Sunset Splash Closeup 2nd March 2014 - This was one of yesterday’s photography experiments, a new angle on things … remember what I was saying yesterday ! Basically I rest the camera on …
  23. DonCharisma.org Morning Orchids A Shit-Hot Photo Library – Don Charisma’s Guide to SEO 1st March 2014 - This topic came up in conversation with a friend who I was discussing SEO with. Promoting a website or blog is about many things, it’s a multi-skilled discipline. One of the things another good friend of mine taught me early on …
  24. Beach Fisherman’s Sunset 1st March 2014 - I got a few of these shots of guys fishing off of the beach. I’ve brought out the colours just a little bit, for very stunning …
  25. St Alfege Church, Greenwich, London 28th February 2014 - Another of my wintry moody weather shots taken in London. This one is of one of Greenwich’s centrepieces, St Alfege church. Taken on my iPhone 4s …
  26. Toscana Italian Restaurant, Interiorama 28th February 2014 - I’m always merging photos, I love the concept, the doing and the result. Until they make a camera that fits in my pocket and does everything …
  27. Street Band, Madrid, San Isidro Festival 28th February 2014 - San Isidro is the patron saint of Madrid. They hold a festival every year in May to honour him. This was actually two photos, which have …
  28. Sunset Above The Clouds 28th February 2014 - I can’t take credit for this one, not my photo ! I was unable to find out the source, so I’ve credited the URL where I …
  29. Beach Party Thai Style – Loy Catong 28th February 2014 - November last year I think was the Loy Catong festival. I’ve saved a few photos as yet remain unpublished. This is an interesting one as it …
  30. Boy’N’Girl Vespas 27th February 2014 - My visit to the Italian restaurant the other day serendipitously led to getting some photos of it’s interior. This is a huge place inside and these …
  31. Ginormous Sky Evening Balcony Panorama 27th February 2014 - Took this off of my balcony recently. It’s just awesome how huge the sky is sometimes and so moody 🙂 It’s 27 photos (landscape) 3 high …
  32. Pizza – YAY ! 27th February 2014 - I put pizza in my “spiritual” category. It’s the food of the gods, I could eat it all 24/7/365 and probably never get bored. But like …
  33. Stormy Sunset Over Greenwich Pier – HDR 25th February 2014 - I posted the non-HDR single shot iPhone pano of this one a few weeks ago. Finally got around to merging a HDR pano I’d taken of …
  34. It’s A Dog’s Life ! 25th February 2014 - These guys seem very comfortable, late afternoon siesta 🙂 Most of the time when I see dogs in Thailand in the day time they are sleeping. Sensible really when it’s rediculously hot. I guess they must be enjoying themselves at …
  35. “Racing” Quad Bike 25th February 2014 - I don’t know how to describe this bike, hope I got it right … Thought it was worth a photo anyway, lo0ks like fun, poor man’s …
  36. Cartoon Yourself In ONE Minute 25th February 2014 - Looking around for how to quickly turn a photo of myself into a cartoon, well, there’s a lot of crap out there and not much that’s “quick”. So I’ve written a short tutorial on how to cartoon yourself in ONE …
  37. Heavens Breaking Through 25th February 2014 - On my way out to take photos of the sunset on the beach … this is what I see 🙂 It’s a one shot deal, HDR, …
  38. Italian Restaurant Panorama 23rd February 2014 - I’ve yet to eat here, but looks pretty good … Maybe I’ll do an interior shoot when I do … The impressive greenery certain makes it …
  39. uArt – Female Portrait 23rd February 2014 - This this is uArt … Photoshop fun by Don Charisma … This is my favourite out of the four photos taken. I really love the way she’s …
  40. Extra Skinny Beach Sunset Towerama 21st February 2014 - I do love my panorama, and this one takes up extra space on the page … yay ! I haven’t actually managed to track one of …
  41. iArt – Don Charisma Portrait 21st February 2014 - I had MeArt yesterday …I can’t decide whether I prefer iArt or MeArt … So there’s a poll lower down, let me know what you prefer …
  42. Massive Sky Beach Sunset Panorama 21st February 2014 - This is one of my major merging efforts from last year. An absolutely stunning sunset, and a massive wide angle captured. One hell-of-lot of clouds 🙂 …
  43. How The Other Half Dine! 20th February 2014 - I captured this last year during the Loy Catong festival. It’s the alfresco dining area of one of the beach front hotels.   Photos (c) Don …
  44. Street Art – David Walker 20th February 2014 - I can’t sadly take any credit for this amazing piece of art. It’s not even my photo ! Never-the-less it’s a lovely piece of work. Amazing …
  45. MeArt – Don Charisma Portrait 20th February 2014 - First one, bit of an experiment really 🙂 I’ve just retrieved my photo collection from storage – I did a few photoshoots in 2008/2009 … Loving …
  46. Jetski Beach Sunset Panorama 19th February 2014 - Moving objects and panoramic photography, well they don’t mix so well … people, cars, boats, jetskis, even waves make the merging process more “complicated” … Thankfully …
  47. Cafe Amazon 19th February 2014 - Last year I took a road trip to the Cambodia border. We stopped at a service station for fuel. And this Cafe is there. I’ve never …
  48. Fat Tony’s – Fish And Chips – Madrid 19th February 2014 - Stumbled across this little piece of England in Madrid, Spain … Tony does fish and chips, burgers and hotdogs, pies and pasties AND beer and coffees …
  49. Mallard Ducks, Hampstead Heath, London 19th February 2014 - These guys were photographed on my Nikon camera that was stolen. I was taking a walk on Hampstead Heath in London with a friend when we …
  50. Sunrise Panorama 18th February 2014 - Panorama taken at sunrise from the top floor of my apartment block 🙂 Merged are 8 photos (portrait) with PTGui Pro. Photos taken in Thailand (c) Don …
  51. Cutty Sark, Greenwich, London – 2005 17th February 2014 - This is the Cutty Sark Clipper ship in Greenwich London … If was taken in 2005 before the fire that nearly destroyed the ship. It’s a one …
  52. Cutty Sark, Greenwich, London – Streetorama 17th February 2014 - This is a really wide angle of the Cutty Sark Clipper ship in Greenwich London … Weather conditions not the greatest for taking a shot, cold, wintry …
  53. Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London – Interiororama 17th February 2014 - This is the inside of Churchill place shopping center. Left hand side is Birley’s an overpriced city cafe/deli eatery type of place. Through the glass is …
  54. Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London – Streetorama 17th February 2014 - Techincally it’s Churchill Place, Isle of Dogs, London … but Canary Wharf is more well know. To the left of the photograph is a large Waitrose …
  55. Beach Sunset Panorama … Today ! 16th February 2014 - Today’s sunset 🙂 It’s nine (landscape) photos merged with Photoshop Photomerge … Horizon correction on the blink today. Still, nevermind, it adds some character … Photos …
  56. Secret Garden 16th February 2014 - The garden I think belongs to a dentist. It’s tucked a little bit around the back, I’ve walked past quite a few times never noticed before …
  57. Sea Shell Macro 16th February 2014 - The subject of the photo is tiny only maybe 5-10mm across. This was the first shot and the least blurry. I think he’s actually the original …
  58. Spare A Thought For These Guys 16th February 2014 - Next time you haven’t got enough leg room on your air-conditioned plane, or you’re on a packed commuter train … Spare a thought for these guys …
  59. Beach Sunset – Perfect Panorama 16th February 2014 - Remember I posted the perfect sunset … well this is one of the panoramas I took the same day. This one is merged direct on the iPhone. Photos taken …
  60. Chinese Lanterns 15th February 2014 - Before I started taking photos and publishing them, I was fairly unobservant. Looking for “the photo” has made me a lot more observant, and also a …
  61. Sugar Hut Panorama 15th February 2014 - Now this is my kind of hotel … what an entrance … I tell ya, if I had money then this would be somewhere I’d like …
  62. Beach Wedding – Panorama 14th February 2014 - I passed by a beach wedding which is what the people are on the right of the photo are doing. Nice sunset occurring at the same …
  63. LO-VE – Silverlake Vineyard 14th February 2014 - Some of you may remember I posted a wider angled panorama of this back in January. Here’s a closeup of the LO-VE bit …  It’s at …
  64. LOVE YOÜ- Sand Writing 14th February 2014 - I’m guessing the Ü is a character from a language that isn’t English, or is it just a cool accent on the U ? Either way, probably …
  65. LOVE FRieND – Sand Writing 14th February 2014 - Sand writing is fun to do and fun to photograph … This one is apt for Valentines Day … I love the little footprint just underneath …
  66. DonCharisma.org Beach Sunset 1L Beach Sunset – Perfect 🙂 14th February 2014 - This has to be one of my favourite sunsets of all time. It was the first shot when I hit the beach yesterday (there are more …
  67. Greenwich – Ship Figureheads, National Maritime Museum 13th February 2014 - The National Maritime Museum in London is pretty interesting to have a look around. We were using it as a shelter from the wintry rainy weather, …
  68. DonCharisma.org Beach Sunset Palm Towerama PTGui-1w-x-7h-L Extra Skinny Beach Sunset Towerama 13th February 2014 - Again defying the automatic exposure on my iPhone, and levering my Panorama software to photograph what can’t be photographed 🙂 It’s seven landscape shots merged with …
  69. DonCharimsa.org Dream Or Reality Sand Sculpture Dream Or Reality? 13th February 2014 - Just occasionally, well quite often actually, my stars all line up and I capture something wonderful. I was actually trying to photograph the sand sculpture of …
  70. Night Beach Tree Lights Panorama 12th February 2014 - I was walking home one evening after doing my sunset shooting and noticed how cool the lights looked in the trees. So an experiment in night …
  71. DonCharimsa.org Panorama Development Underexposed Photographic Authenticity – Photoshop – Alchemy Or Evil ? 12th February 2014 - I’ve had some discussions recently over authenticity in photographs. What I mean by this is true-to-life representations in photos. It’s a common misconception is that “straight-off-the-camera” equals an exact representation of what the eye would have seen. Not so for …
  72. DonCharisma.org Nice Pad 2 Panorama PS-8w-x-1h-P Nice Pad 2 – Panorama 12th February 2014 - I could certainly see myself living somewhere like this. It’s moments from the beach, a lovely garden. Only downside is the tower-blocks that seem to overlook, …
  73. DonCharisma.org Cocker Spaniel 1P Vicious Little Bitch 11th February 2014 - Don’t be confused for even a second, I found out the hard way – this little bitch is vicious … sure she’ll pose for a photo …
  74. DonCharisma.org Nice Pad Nice Pad – Towerama 11th February 2014 - I can’t remember whether this place is a hotel or private … I like it from this angle either way 🙂 It’s four (1wx4h L) photos …
  75. DonCharisma.org Boaty Sunset Panorama Boaty Sunset Panorama 10th February 2014 - This one was taken last year … with boats 🙂 It’s four (2wx2h L) photos merged with PTGui Pro Photos taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma 2013
  76. DonCharisma.org Tower Building And Palms Towerama PTGui-3w-x-2h-P Streetscape Towerama, Palms And Towers 10th February 2014 - Difficult to get everything in from where my shooting position when I’m taking a photo? … No problem … I’ve actually merged six portrait photos PTGui …
  77. DonCharisma.org Beach Sunset Panorama Big Sand Sky PTGui-5w-x-2h-P Beach Sunset Panorama, Double Height 10th February 2014 - This one was taken last year, it has extra sand and extra sky. I really like the pastel shades and the silhouette palm tree leaf doesn’t …
  78. DonCharisma.org Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Departures Pano iPhone Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Airport “As It Should Be” Pano 9th February 2014 - I posted recently a pano of Bangkok airport, that my iPhone or I had messed up. This is what it should have looked like … There’s …
  79. DonCharisma.org Greenwich Stormy Sky Flowers And Church Greenwich – Primroses, Stormy Skies and A Church ! 9th February 2014 - I always like to take these shots across the top of flowers, it always gives a stunning visual effect. Add to that an impressive church and …
  80. DonCharisma.org Beach Sunet Panorama PTGui-4w-x-1h-P Beachlights And Sunset Panorama 8th February 2014 - This one was taken last year, and has the beach lights and trees in shot. It’s merged 4 photos with PTGui Pro Photos taken in Thailand (c) …
  81. DonCharisma.org Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Messed Up Pano iPhone Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Airport Messed Up Pano 8th February 2014 - This pano got entirely messed up, not sure whether it was the phone than did it or whether I didn’t keep the phone level when I …
  82. DonCharisma.org You'll Never Walk Alone You’ll Never Walk Alone 8th February 2014 - How the hell do you caption that ? A bumper-less car with a plastic figure hanging off of the tow ring … Oh, and complete with …
  83. DonCharisma.org Evening White Flowers 1P White Evening Flowers 7th February 2014 - Some white flowers that “live” just near the entrance to my apartment complex. The photo was taken early evening on my way out to shoot sunsets …
  84. DonCharisma.org Cafe Rouge Greenwich iPhone Pano Cafe Rouge, Greenwich 7th February 2014 - Cafe Rouge has a corner premises in Greenwich. I tried taking a one-shot landscape, but just doesn’t look as good as the panorama to me ! …
  85. DonCharisma.org Beach Sunset iPhone Pano Today’s Beach Sunset Panorama 7th February 2014 - The last sunset I posted I had a comment relating to my use of Photoshop. I pay attention to what people are saying, and sometimes it’s …
  86. DonCharisma.org Streetscape Towerama PTGui-1w-x-2h-P Streetscape Towerama, Power Cables And Tower-Blocks 7th February 2014 - Thai’s do love to put their power cables overhead, much to the disappointment of those who like those unblemished urban views. Personally I reckon they are …
  87. DonCharisma.org Beach Sunset Panorama 2 iPhone Beach Sunset Panorama 5th February 2014 - Enjoy this beach sunset panorama. It’s an iPhone panorama done on the phone with Apple’s built in pano feature … plus a little extra joy added …
  88. DonCharisma.org Cutty Sark Stormy Sunset Cutty Sark, Stormy Sunset 5th February 2014 - This is in Greenwich, London. Greenwich is London’s most popular tourist attraction after Buckingham Palace. The masts and rigging are the Cutty Sark ship with a …
  89. DonCharisma.org Rainy View From Canary Wharf Underground Station iPhone Pano View From Canary Wharf Underground Station 4th February 2014 - This is the stunning view coming out of Canary Wharf underground station. In the rain ! The big row of bicycles are rent-able from Barclays. Quite …
  90. DonCharisma.org Bangkok Airport Suvarnabhumi Departures Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Airport Departures Panorama 4th February 2014 - I like this effect of two tunnels, where in fact there is only one tunnel … trick of the panorama 🙂 One cannot ignore the majesty …
  91. DonCharisma.org Stormy Sunset Greenwich Pier Stormy Sunset Over Greenwich Pier 3rd February 2014 - This one caught my eye as I was looking through my London snaps. January in London is usually cold and wet and miserable, but there are some stunning sunsets for those that can open their eyes for five minutes. I …
  92. DonCharisma.org Love Panorama iPhone Love Panorama Style 25th January 2014 - Quite a nice feature of the grounds at the Silverlake vineyard … LOVE ! Photos taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma 2014
  93. DonCharisma.org Filling Station Sign And Trees PTGui-1w-x-4h-L Service Station Trees And Sign, Towerama 24th January 2014 - This is the sign and trees at the entrance to a roadside service station, it’s a very tall sign! The mini bus was refuelling so I …
  94. DonCharisma.org Beach Sunset Panorama iPhone Beach Sunset Panorama, iPhone And Photoshop 🙂 23rd January 2014 - Although I love spending hours joining photos together, it’s very time consuming. As I have been finding that I don’t have as much time as I’d …
  95. Pretty “Pictures”, Silverlake Vinyard 22nd January 2014 - I made a visit a Thai vineyard – “Silverlake”. It’s a bit of tourist attraction, mainly with Thai people as visitors, very popular actually. There’s lots …
  96. DonCharisma.org Balcony Panorama 2 Sunrise PTGui-(12w-x-2h-P) Sunrise Balcony Panorama 21st January 2014 - Just a little something I grabbed one morning off of my balcony 🙂 This panorama is merged 24 photos – 12w x 2h portrait, done with …
  97. DonCharisma.org Sky Lantern Man - Loy Catong Festival Sky Lantern Man, Loy Catong Festival 20th January 2014 - Here’s a really nice photo of this man just releasing a sky lantern into the heavens to join it’s many friends. This one is a single photo, edited a little in Photoshop CS6 to bring out the colours. Photos (c) …
  98. DonCharisma.org Exterior Panorama Bowling Cafe PTGui-4w-x-1h-P Exterior “Cafe” Panorama 19th January 2014 - I posted yesterday, the interior of the cafe at the bowling alley. This is the exterior, well the smoking area in fact. The reason we go there is that it’s the closest smoking area to the cinema. Once in a …
  99. DonCharisma.org Interior Panorama Bowling Cafe PTGui-4w-x-1h-P Interior “Cafe” Panorama 18th January 2014 - Sometimes I like to use pano photography for interiors. This is the cafe at the bowling alley in the central shopping center. Enjoy ! This panorama …
  100. DonCharisma.org Palm Trees PTGui-5w-x-1h-P Palm Tree Panorama 17th January 2014 - These palm trees are just outside my building. Just behind them is the swimming pool. Impossible to get this in one shot because of cars and …