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Balls of Steel - HDR

This shot was taken in Adelaide main shopping district on a fairly busy Saturday a week ago if i recalled correctly :D Even though the place was fairly packed with shoppers, very kind of them to make space for me to take this shot! Big thanks! I am feeling pretty tired therefore off to bed for me now ;) hope you have a great week ahead! cheers!

 

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About

 

The mirror balls @ rundle mall in Adelaide city

 

The shot

 

Standard 3 exposures shots (-2..0..+2EV) with tripod using the Canon EF-S 18-55mm lens and a polarized light filter

 

Photoshop

 

- Added a layer effect of 'curves' to increase the contrast

- Added a layer effect of 'saturation' to increase the yellow for the buildings and the reflections

- Used 'unsharp mask' ( as always ) on the background layer

 

You

 

All comments, criticism and tips for improvements are ( as always ) welcome.

 

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Taken on May 1, 2008