Oh, ok. That clarifies it for me. Talking about effects, I don't know if it is still open,
but OnOne has Photoeffects Pro 8 available without any strings attached for free.
If you can get that SW, it might give you some more options. It may help you with
achieving different effects more easily.
I was bemoaning the fact that I did not have access to forests (like Andy has),
and wild flowers etc, and someone on this forum (name escapes me at the moment)
suggested that there are plenty opportunities for me to practice my technique without
ever leaving the house. That's how I ended up with a good number of my photos and
drove my wife crazy.
Your slightly bright kitchen is a good subject for understanding
HDR technique. My point is don't have to wait for the trip. Let's see something sooner.
I can never overestimate the generosity, kindness, and patience of the folks especially
on this forum who helped me tremendously. We may see days go by without any one
adding a photo, but when you ask for something, you can be rest assured, you will be
With best regards,