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Southern Cross Railway Station, Melbourne :: HDR

Yeah! My 4th post for the week! Who would have thought of that! haha! That's a bloody big achievement once again for someone who disappears pretty often :P All shots posted this week so far are from Melbourne so why not let the trend continues today as well :)) Wish you all a great Thursday while I knock off from work soon!

 

View LARGE On Black to quickly catch the train!

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About

 

Southern Cross (formerly Spencer Street) Railway Station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

 

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 2 layer mask effect of 'curves' to adjust contrast for ceiling & trams

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (reds) to decrease the tone of trams

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows) for the lightness of ceiling

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (cyans) to enhance glasses in bkgrd

- Added 1 layer effect mask of 'saturation' (magnetas) to remove artifacts

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

 

Music

 

Everything But The Girl - Downtown Train (Acoustic)

 

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Taken on September 12, 2009