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Life on Mars

This shot reminds me of an alien planet so I've named it after one of my favourite David Bowie songs. Here's a link to a video of it. It was also the name of one of the best British drama shows ever. If you haven't seen it, check it out - the British version, not the remake which wasn't as good.



Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II

Lens: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Exposure: 5 exposures (-2.-1,0,+1,+2 EV)

Aperture: f/11

Focal Length: 16 mm

ISO Speed: 100

Post Processing:

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Exported to Photomatix

Tonemap generated HDR using detail enhancer option

Re-imported back into Lightroom

Contrast adjustment in Lightroom

Sharpening in Lightroom

Added keyword metadata

Exported as 3000 x 2000 JPEG


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Taken on June 26, 2009