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Rainbow Tower La Defense {Explored # 52}

The Shot


A shot taken on another visit to La Defense, the modern Paris Business District. Among the skyscrapers there are a number of sculptures including this one. It is a fair bit smaller than the skyscrapers but still a good size, at a guess 40-50 ft tall. It can be found near the Esplanade de Defence Metro Station. The image was taken from right next to the tower.


The picture was taken handheld with a Sony A700 with a Sigma 10-20 wide angle zoom at 12mm. 3 raw images 2EV spacing for HDR. Opened in Photoshop first and each image noise reduced with Noiseware Pro and saved as tiffs.


The HDR was created using Photomatix and additional enhancements in Topaz adjust and adjustment layers in Photoshop.


Full details of the processing together with before and after images and a Tip of the day on HDR or processing are on my Blog see Edwin Jones Photography Blog


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Taken on April 19, 2012