The exterior of GUM Mall on Red Square during a light rain. Behind me was Lenin's tomb, and to my right was the famous St Basil's Cathedral (as many non-Russians would recognize as the Tetris building...)
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Technique: 5 exposure HDR (-2,1,matrix metering,1,2). There were many people walking around, so I took the extra step of multiple shots at each exposure. All shots of a given exposure were exported from Lightroom and stacked into a smart layer in Photoshop CS3 (via script) with blending mode set to "median" (the standard trick to get rid of people and such via Photoshop). HDR tonemapped in Photomatix. I couldn't get the right blending, so I processed it three times (with different levels of light blending), then layered these in Photoshop and used gradient / painted layer masks to blend the layers to create the effect I wanted. A vignette was added in Adobe Lightroom, and blue color was boosted just a little to give the sky more effect. Slight sharpening and clarity added as well.