• not perfectly symmetrical, but bear with me please ;)
  • loved that warm lighting
  • guess i shouldn't have cloned this too onto the other side... ;)

London - Natural History Museum

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Some archive scavenging...

I showed a similar photo about 3 years ago, see here.

I wanted to make a horizontal photo all along, but unfortunately the stairs were really packed. Back then, I didn't have the photoshop skill to remove them. Skills got better so I've redone it ;-)
So the stairs are basically created using the clone stamp...

I had to use 2 horizontal shots, one with the camera tilted down and one with the cam tilted up and stitch them to get a so called vertorama (nod to Paul :-)), otherwise the railing would've been cut off.

As you can guess from the ISO, it's handheld at 1/15 second. I had to choose f/11 so the railing would be sharp from beginning to end.

Only 1 exposure no HDR

Oh, and please view it large on black - press 'L' - else you'll miss all the details...

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  1. Brian R Owen 25 months ago | reply

    This is great work.

  2. Liyun Yu 25 months ago | reply

    This is amazing!

  3. klovir 25 months ago | reply

    very cool shot

  4. barrytse2010 24 months ago | reply

    must be tedious work to remove all the passersby and clone the stairs! beautiful photo!

  5. chouchiri 24 months ago | reply

    Belle prise..

  6. Kombizz 24 months ago | reply

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  7. Flavie Lasne 24 months ago | reply

    such a great work ! Fantastic

  8. Adamh. 24 months ago | reply

    Tones!. You are very talented, keep it up.

  9. alessmile ♥ 23 months ago | reply

    Stunning architecture, light, and photo!

  10. Chris Hester 23 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Beauty Up Above (Looking Up) and I'd love you to join and add this photo to my group! Plus any other suitable photos you'd like to add. Thanks!

  11. kazandji 23 months ago | reply

    very nice pics

  12. AndreaKamal.com 23 months ago | reply

    Der absolute Wahnsinn!!!!

  13. Mark Stoeffler 21 months ago | reply

    Amazing shot, and very nice edit! I think the crop works very well.

  14. Sanath Brandi 20 months ago | reply

    Amazing art work. Beautiful.

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