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City of ChristChurch & Her Proud Standing Cathedral, South Island, New Zealand :: HDR | by :: Artie | Photography :: Travel ~ Oct
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City of ChristChurch & Her Proud Standing Cathedral, South Island, New Zealand :: HDR

Telegraph UK - Earthquake-ravaged Christchurch Cathedral to be demolished

 

The tribute continues from my previous post...

 

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About

 

The ChristChurch Cathedral and the Giant Chess Set in Christchurch City, South Island, New Zealand

 

The Shot

 

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

 

Camera :: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Lens :: Sigma 10-20mm F/4-5.6 EX DC HSM

 

Photomatix

 

- Tonemapped generated HDR using detail enhancer option

 

Photoshop

 

- Added 2 layer mask effect of 'curves' for contrast

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'level' to lighten the cathedral

- Added 1 layer mask effect of 'saturation' (reds) to tone down the chess sets

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

 

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Taken on April 14, 2010