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Sushi? (HDR)

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The story of this photo:

This is a shot of the Sushi restaurant on the AIDAbella cruise ship. I liked the atmosphere with those red and yellow tones. However, we never got around to eat there. Do you like Sushi? Then go ahead and order some!


Enjoy your meal and the photo, of course!


Take a look at my "HDR Cookbook"! It contains some more information on my techniques.


How it was shot:

> Camera put on the table

> Camera: Nikon D90

> Lens: Sigma 10-20mm F3,5 EX DC HSM

> Details can be found here


How it was tonemapped:

> HDR creation and tonemapping using Photomatix version 3.1 (Detail Enhancer)

> Saved as 16bit TIF


How it was post-processed:

> Post-processing was done in Photoshop

> Topaz Adjust on the entire image to get back the colors and the details [details]

> Topaz Denoise (more aggressive in some areas with high noise) [details]

> Saturation layers on the yellow and red areas to tune the tones

> Global Levels layer to tune the contrast

> Distortion transformation to get everything straight

> Some cropping

> Vignette effect using a masked fill layer [details]

> Sharpening using the high-pass filter [details]



Learn these techniques at - View. Learn. Connect.


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Taken on August 5, 2010