Last weekend, August 8-10 2008, was the 82nd annual Hampton Cup Regatta on Mill Creek at historic Fort Monroe, Phoebus Va. The weekend features a car show, plenty of speed, vendors and a "Bash on the Bridge" overlooking Mill creek and the races. There were several classes of watercraft competing ...
Below are a few images form a Virtual Tour I put together for a local REALTOR. This home truly shows pride of ownership and was a delight to document. To see the full tour visit: The front of the house is beautiful and well maintained: The Living Room has ...
Below is a recent HDR image I blended together using Photomatix. After Tone mapping I use the Tone Compressor function to keep the colors as close to the original as possible. This also has the effect of keeping the image looking more like a photo and less like a painting which the details enhanc...
While on a photography excursion to the quaint waterfront section of Hampton, known as Phoebus, I came across and shot a Heron I haven't seen in this area as often as I see the abundant Blue Herons and Great Egrets. The Heron I shot was a Yellow-crowned night heron, below is a juvenile bird: I al...
This is my first attempt at using Photomatix and creating a HDR image. For this image I combined 3 images with a bracketed exposure of +/- 2 stops. I used a Canon EOS 5d on a tripod with available light to create the 3 images and to eliminate ghosting in Photomatix. Any comment or critiques would...
My studio has recently expanded into Real Estate Photography and Virtual Tours. Below is one of my first attempts at creating a panoramic image using photo stitching software, any comments or critiques would be greatly appreciated! I shoot with a Canon EOS 5d and used Adobe Lightroom and Canon Ph...

Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography - Bryant Payden

Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography
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