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

A pretty lazy sunday for me here :) might as well post a shot to kill some time & pay some of you a visit too. Enjoy your wkend!

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About

 

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' for selective contrast

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'level' to brighten the memorial hall

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (reds) to desaturate & darken anything red

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (yellows) to tone down the golden bits

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

 

Music

 

Emeli Sandé - Next To Me

 

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Taken on April 2, 2011