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The Shack #2 | by Gordon Mould
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The Shack #2

Copyright © Gordon Mould 2009.


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Highest position: 35 on Monday, August 24, 2009


I haven't had a huge amount of time to upload anything to Flickr or comment on all my contact's great photos, so apologies for that. It's actually scary how quickly you can get behind on commenting and uploading (I've got roughly 50+ shots to upload, eeekk!).


Anway enough of the excuses....


This is a shot I took a number of months ago which I had never gotten around to doing anything with. Shot was taken on walk heading South from Loughborough along the Grand Union Canal.


About this Shot


Camera: D90

Lens: 18-105mm VR kit lens

Camera Mode: Aperture Priority

Shutter Speed: 1/100

Aperture: f/9

ISO: 320

Tripod: No



- 3 x RAW exposures (-2, 0, +2) taken handheld

- Imported into Lightroom 2

- 3 exposures exported into Photomatix

- Tonemapped using Photomatix, new HDR version re-imported into Lightroom

- Cropped (significantly)

- Contrast increased

- Clarity and recovery slightly increased.

- Colours slightly saturated

- Saved out as Tiff and resized/noise reduced/sharpened using Photoshop

- Saved out as a jpg, uploaded to Flickr.


Comments/questions are always appreciated

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Taken on May 23, 2009