A Flashy Gathering


Entering a parking lot of a popular hiking location and lo and behold, the lot is full of flash chrome and then… a blackboard?

Someone has done a shoddy job when wrapping the BMW.

We are sending signals to aliens,


generating dirt from snow,


enjoying the view.


Old Castle Ruins

So… Seems like I have taken “Picture a Day” challenge very “seriously”.

Well… Next year I will take part in all of them (In my hopes and dreams).

Few days back me and my girlfriend took a walk in Old Castle ruins located near the town where I grew up.
In the ruins we found a very well lit suspension bridge and fortunately I had my camera with a tripod handy (the best gift for christmas this year).
There should be EXIF with the file, but in case you are wondering:
HDR bracket: (-2;2)
ISO: 100
Exposure: 2 ; 1/2 / 8
Aparture: 8
Lens used: Canon EFS 17-85; 1:4-5.6 IS USM (Manual focus, Stabililizer off). Focal lenght: 17mm
Camera Used: My PrEcIoUs Canon EOS 400D with firmware upgrade.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop + NIK filters (Boosted Red layer, removed some noise, merged HDR).

And here is the result:

A suspension bridge in Old Castle Ruins located in the town near which I grew up.
A suspension bridge in Old Castle Ruins located in the town near which I grew up.

In case I won’t get here before it’s time: Have a nice New Year’s Eve!


When I die, fuck it I wanna go to hell
Cause I’m a piece of shit, it ain’t hard to fuckin’ tell

Fire makes your soul and body warm, it gives out some kind of energy and absorbs negativity.

Playing with lights

Yesterday night I tried a thing called “painting with lights”.
Unfortunately I can’t draw 🙁
Long exposure + LED flashlight

This is the *.RAW file, nothing has been changed, only UV filter was used.

Today I took a walk in the city I currently live in. Believe it or not, but these are the only traffic lights used here.
As I haven’t had any quality sleep time lately I nearly fell asleep behind the tripod.

I took 7 different photos and then layered them all together.

Used ND4 and ND8 filters + UV filter

Otepää valgusfoorid


For this photo I took 5 different ones. Unfortunately we don’t have much traffic here, so not many vehicles passed during the time I camped on the spot.

ND8 + UV filter were used.

Rõngu väljasõit


New Day

So today I had a lot of free time (no wonder I have no money or a job).
I spent it in the nature, studying my new camera. Finally I even figured out, how to use custom White Balance. In total I made 41 photos, but after evaluating them the number came down to two.

I gave an Infrared filter as a present for aclickatatime.wordpress.com‘s birthday.
Today I tried it out myself. Here is the result (Quite happy with it actually. Bear in mind that it’s one of the first times that I used IR filter):


Taken with Canon 50mm fix lense.

A HDR I made near “Kiidjärve”. I might have overdone the colours, but still love it.


Taken with Canon 17-85mm lense and UV + CIR-Polarizing filters.