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Bringing Back the 'Titanic' :: HDR | by :: Artie | Photography :: Travel ~ Oct
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Bringing Back the 'Titanic' :: HDR

Explore Frontpage | 10.09.2008 (Thank you heaps!)

Highest Position - Explore #14

 

This is one tough area to access especially for photography. I was really lucky to get a really low tide at that time of the day which allows me to walk through the deep muddy mangrove to get to the actual shipwreck. My shoes are all muddy & hard to walk in that thick soft mud. I reckon the scariest part is not knowing if there are snakes around...man! If I see one, I swear I will be up & away to my car like a roadrunner… with a nice warm wet undies to go with it for sure haha! I’ve never been to a place like this before & completely amazed with what I can find there! A gem to me ..& I bet its history will be as intriguing to find out too! Hope you enjoy it ;)

 

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About

 

The Shipwreck at Garden Island, Port Adelaide

 

The Shot

 

Standard 3 exposure shot (+2..0..-2 EV) with tripod using Sigma DC HSM 10-20mm lens

 

Photomatix

 

- Tonemapped generated HDR using detail enhancer option

 

Photoshop

 

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'curves' to increase the contrast

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows & reds) to decrease the overall tone

- Added 1 layer mask effects of 'saturation' (blues) to slightly adjust the tone of some part of the sky

- Used 'unsharp mask' (as always) on the background layer

 

You

 

All comments, criticism and tips for improvements are (as always) welcome.

 

Music

 

Starfield - Shipwreck

 

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Taken on September 6, 2008