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Save a Prayer :: HDR

Explore Frontpage | 22.11.2008 (Thank u all always)

(A big thanks to sweet Rachel for capturing the screenshot for me!!! :D)

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Good Sunday everyone! No surprise from me.. a churchy post as always on this day! :) Haven't been home much over the weekend therefore will keep this short so i've more time to go round to catch up on your photostream now. Have fun! :D

 

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About

 

The Altar at St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne

 

The Shot

 

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

 

Photomatix

 

- Tonemapped generated HDR using detail enhancer option

 

Photoshop

 

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

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (master) to decrease the tone of the wall

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows) to enhance the lightings

- Applied digital blending of another tonemapped hdr (-2EV) to correct the overblown shine on the stained glass

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

 

You

 

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

 

You

 

Duran Duran - Save a Prayer

 

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Taken on July 28, 2008