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The National Theater and Concert Hall at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan :: HDR | by :: Artie | Photography :: Travel ~ Oct
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The National Theater and Concert Hall at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan :: HDR

A big contrast to my previous moody shot :) Yes let's add some colours to life again! (i seriously need it!) Red, blue, green, yellow & even a pinch of pinkish delight.. this shot is like a rainbow to my eyes! :P well, now i'm happy! :))

 

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The National Theater and Concert Hall in Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

 

The Shot

 

Standard 3 exposure shot (+2..0..-2 EV) in RAW taken handheld

 

Camera :: Canon 5D Mark II

Lens :: Canon EF 17-40mm F/4L USM

 

Photomatix

 

- Tonemapped generated HDR using detail enhancer option

 

Photoshop

 

- Added 2 layer mask effect of 'curves' to increase the contrast

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'brightness/contrast' to tone up overall effect

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (reds) to tone down foreground & selective areas

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows) to tone down grass

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (blues) to slightly darken the sky

 

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Taken on April 1, 2011