I'm a lucky man. Being alive and here in this moment is quite the mind trip to think about. Sitting here checking my email for a few joint projects I have ongoing, all I could hear from the living room was panicked newscasters. Tsunami, nuclear meltdown, Iodine pills flying off the shelf's around the world. Nuclear Plant A in Pickering Ontario leaking into our water system yesterday.... I live 10 Km downstream from Chalk river Nuclear facility which on December 12, 1952 had a meltdown releasing 30 kg of uranium through the reactor stack. Not to mention it's release of radioactive waste into the Ottawa last year. Instead of sitting around listening to the scary facts that our demand for more and more electricity is destroying the world ... I kissed and hugged my perfect family, grabbing my wife's tripod on my way out. A "friendly reminder" of it's price escorted me out the door from my humble abode.
I paddled off in search for some peace and a attempt at HDR ( high-dynamic-range ) photo's.
Let's keep this intense wording real simple. It's taking multiple photo's of the same thing at different exposures . All of these photo's were shot with a point and shoot camera, nothing fancy. My exposure goes from plus 2 to minus 2. I took three pics -2, 0 ,+2 put them together and here's what happened: