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Another shot of the beautiful St Patrick's Cathedral. This is my first attempt at doing a night-time HDR.

 

Details

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II

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

Exposure: 13 exposures (-2,-1.66.-1.33,-1,-.66,-.33,0,+.33,+.66,+1,+1.33,+1.66+2 EV)

Aperture: f/3.5

Focal Length: 16 mm

ISO Speed: 200

Accessories: Canon RC1 Wireless Remote, Expodisc,

Date and Time: 17 July 2009 7.06pm

Post Processing:

Imported into Lightroom

Exported 13 exposures to Photomatix

Tonemap generated HDR using detail enhancer option

Re-imported back into Lightroom

Exported HDR and 0 EV exposure to CS3 and layered HDR on top of 0 EV

Brush tool to even out the sky

Curves layer for contrast

Noise reduction layer

LucisArt 3 SE filter

Re-imported back into Lightroom

Slightly cropped in Lightroom

Vibrance adjustment in Lightroom

Sharpening in Lightroom

Added keyword metadata

Exported as 3000 x 2000 JPEG

 

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  • Ilaria 3y

    Luci e riflessi spettacolari
  • 연길 3y

    Beautiful!!!!!!
  • webeagle12 3y

    great shot
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  • belloteyson 3y

    volare ohohohoh...cantare'
  • fashionbeauty-world 3y

    Stunner sharpness
  • _shuniil 3y

    heavenly indeed
  • TJ 3y

    This should be available as a print (specially on glossy paper).
  • victor98_2001 3y

    stunting shot
  • moenggoro2011 3y

    Great picture and i love it
  • ALHanouf ALEnayeg 3y

    wooooow
  • Francisco Aragão 3y

    beautiful night photo !
  • Fabio Giuffrè 3y

    wow
  • MarculescuEugenIancuD60Alaska 3y

    Wonderful night capture.
    Beautiful colors&light.
  • Ian B 3y

    Fantastic work.
  • 七彩魚影像 2y

    Nice HDR Photo
  • Ralph Oechsle 1y

    fantastic image, very well done !
  • oriana.italy 1y

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Taken on July 17, 2009
  • EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
  • ƒ/3.5
  • 16.0 mm
  • 5
  • 200
  • Flash (off, did not fire)
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