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View of The Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben), Palace of Westminster and London Eye, London, England, United Kingdom | by :: Artie | Photography ::
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View of The Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben), Palace of Westminster and London Eye, London, England, United Kingdom

Been busy lately but always nice to go back and process an old shot :) Trust everyone is well.

 

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View of The Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben), Palace of Westminster and London Eye, London, England, United Kingdom

 

The Shot

 

3 exposure shots (+2..0..-2 EV) in RAW with tripod

 

Photomatix

 

- Tonemapped generated HDR using detail enhancer option

 

Photoshop

 

- Added 2 layer mask effect of 'curves' for selective contrast

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (reds & yellows) for desaturating and darkening of big ben

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (cyans) to tone down the london eye

- Used 'free transform' (warp) to slightly correct wide angle distortion

 

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Taken on July 15, 2013