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The Dramatic Dam :: HDR

Highest Position - Explore #28 | 12.01.2009 (Thanks always :))))

(Special hugs to Teresa for the first explore update ;D)

 

As some of you might already know, my second day of the week is still very shithouse at work. Hopefully there will be better outcome later in the week. Fingers crossed! Therefore (most probably) i will be posting old shots this whole week. completely no inspiration do any new processing so here's another one which was randomly picked from my folder by finger pointing :) Hope you will enjoy this still.

 

View LARGE On Black to be a drama queen! :P

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About

 

The Dam Somewhere on the Way to Adelaide Hills

 

The Shot

 

Standard 3 exposure shot (+2..0..-2 EV) taken handheld 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' (yellows) to enhance the greens at the side

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows) to slightly increase the tone of the sky

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (reds) to slightly decrease the redness of the sky

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

 

You

 

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

 

Music

 

Queen - Someone to Love

 

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Taken on October 26, 2008