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Vancouverites, put a note on a landmark or where you live!

Sunset portrait of my Vancouver 'hood shot from the observation tower of the Harbor Centre. Yes, in Canada it is sometimes "re" not "er".

Dive into large or original for remarkable 14.7MP detail. You can read the names on the sides of the railcars. This is a three exposure HDR from RAW files. This is my first time making HDR from RAW. Previously I have always used bracketed JPEGs. Tonemapped in Photomatix 3.1.3, which handles .CR2 files natively.

This is the first light from the first camera I have purchased in my quest to be fully equipped. I needed one I could have with me all the time. Small yet capable. I went back and forth between the Lumix LX3 (a Leica D-LUX 4 when shooting in RAW) and the Canon G10. Check the EXIF for my choice.

imTulips!!!, mudpig, Fr Antunes, and 91 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. TylerIngram 63 months ago | reply

    Wow awesome, though I live in the other direction the west end so I cant add a note! lol

    I've tried bracketing jpgs but never liked the result compared to bracketing RAW files.

    I want to do more HDR! I have a couple but its normally the same stuff just on different days lol

  2. Karen Rivers 63 months ago | reply

    Cool. Apparently you also shot it in the future:

    * Taken in Downtown, Vancouver (map)
    * Taken with a Canon PowerShot G10.
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    * Taken on August 3, 2009
    * 29 people call this photo a favorite
    * Viewed 382 times

  3. ABUELA PINOCHO  63 months ago | reply

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  4. trondjs 63 months ago | reply

    Saw this first on my phone via Twitter a couple of days ago, so I didn't see the EXIF, but you mentioning CR2 files gave the game away. :-) Welcome as a Canon owner! :-) I'm sure the G10 will give you lots of excitement.
    Shot looks fine!
    -- (?)

  5. sparviero49 63 months ago | reply

    Questa è una foto che dovrebbero vedere tutti coloro che dicono che 14,7 Mpx per la canon G10 sono troppi!

  6. Starlisa 63 months ago | reply

    what a fantastic tour of the city, Evan! dang you are getting soooo good at these merges and such...

    nice choice on that G10 from all I hear.. I almost got that but settled on the Rebel Xsi so I could have a DSLR, but I miss the flexibility of a P&S.

    Seen on your photo stream. (?)

  7. Stavros B.J. 63 months ago | reply

    Very good shot

  8. Mythgarr 63 months ago | reply

    Wonderful :)

  9. bbjandc 62 months ago | reply

    Great Shot

  10. Faddoush 62 months ago | reply

    Amazing shot and Photostream!

  11. blablablablablablalblablbabla [deleted] 61 months ago | reply

    amazing shot

  12. jjdorsey57 61 months ago | reply

    Love that other-worldliness that HDR brings out - really pops. Handy of them to have put the address on that Water St. building - gives a grounding for this unusual perspective.

  13. edgygil [deleted] 59 months ago | reply

    ...I used to live at 310 Water st. in a makeshift photo studio...facing the Steam Clock...I miss those days...and all their bohemian connotations.
    ...Remember the Andreas's Classical Joint Jazz Cafe opposite the Spinning Wheel Bar, and the Blarney Stone Bar...Earlier yet: the wonderful Aspidistra Restaurant facing the Europe Hotel...The scent or urine in every back alley...Bill's Confectionery Store and his children minding the shop while studying for school...The Kilimanjaro Restaurant and Amin Sunderjee, the proprietor...this so me...

  14. PaulSparks2009 58 months ago | reply

    Great shot! With photo's like this we'd love it if you joined our group Triple Treats, it's a great place for comments.

  15. wade in da water 36 months ago | reply

    Beautiful image!

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