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The Great Ocean Road • Victoria • Australia

From the Official Site:


Along the Great Ocean Road and beyond, you will be able to experience some of the world's most breathtaking coastal regions. See huge cliffs, raging surf, tranquil bays, lush rainforests,and fascinating wildlife.



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/18

Focal Length: 35 mm

ISO Speed: 100

Accessories: Manfrotto 190XB Tripod, Manfrotto 322RC2 Heavy Duty Grip Ball Head, Canon RC1 Wireless Remote

Date and Time: 26 July 2009 7.46am


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

Noise reduction layer

Background layer and healing brush tool to remove dust gremlins

Curves layer for contrast

Hues/Saturation layer (reds, greens, cyans, blues)

Background layer and quick selection tool to select rock-face

Unsharp Mask filter on selection

Re-imported back into Lightroom

Chromatic aberration adjustment in Light room

Vibrance adjustment in Lightroom

Added keyword metadata

Exported as 2500 x 1667 JPEG


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Taken on July 26, 2009