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The Bursting Sky :: HDR

Explore Frontpage | 09.10.2008

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Highest Position - Explore #2


Its Friday alas! My work motivation is already winding down but the anxiety is gearing up for the weekend. Brain is a bit slow in reaction today & can't really think of a good title for this shot. Enjoy a great friday & cheers to the weekend!






The Jetty at the Glenelg Beach


The Shot


Standard 3 exposure shot (+2..0..-2 EV) with tripod using Sigma DC HSM 10-20mm lens




- Tonemapped generated HDR using detail enhancer option




- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'curves' to increase the contrast

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows & reds) to tone up part of the sky

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (master) to slightly decrease overall saturation

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




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



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Taken on September 27, 2008