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St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne (II) :: HDR

Highest Position - Explore #1 | 05.10.2008 (my greatest appreciation! :))

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I initially intend to post this yesterday but i was too tied up with some work i've facing at this moment & a bit of a bad run of luck lately too (that excludes the crap exam btw :P) haha! oh well, just gotta laugh over it to make myself feel better. I am hardly not at home since early hours of the morning for the past 3 days & was dead tired by the time i came back home. With not much of a choice, i guess i will have to make monday a churchy day instead for once :D Hope you will enjoy this nonetheless. Cheers!


View LARGE On Black to feel the shine of light :)






A Distant View of the Cathedral Organ in St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne


The Shot


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




- Tonemapped generated HDR using detail enhancer option




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

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (master) to decrease the overall saturation

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows) to correct the lightings at the both side & the flooring

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




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




The Beatles - Help!



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Taken on July 28, 2008