Edwin Jones

Edwin Jones

Posted on 01/02/2012

Photo taken on December 24, 2011


bath abbey

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Bath Abbey on a Wet Night

Bath Abbey on a Wet Night
The Shot

This is a shot looking from the main shopping street towards the Abbey. There was light rain at the time so I set the camera up under a sheltered area.

I took the shot while staying with family in Bath over Christmas

The picture was taken with a Sony A700 with a Sigma 10-20 wide angle zoom at 16mm with a Tripod. 3 raw images 2EV spacing. Opened in Photoshop first and each image noise reduced with Noiseware Pro and saved as tiffs.


Outputted in Photomatix to detail enhancer. Click the Camera name top right for Exif details and the settings used.


General adjustments in levels and curves to enhance with layer masks to exclude highlights.

Vibrance layer increase 46 points

Hue Saturation layer yellows and reds used with layer mask to decrease a too warm tone for a more natural look .

Topaz Adjust, HDR presets, detail strong to bring out more detail

Another Hue Saturation layer yellows with mask to bring more yellows just in the windows and lights on the right to bring a warmer look there.

Noiseware Pro

Duplicate layer with mask to apply extra sharpening and contrast with low amount and high radius 34 amount 34 radius using Unsharp mask (Clarity Effect)

Verticals straightened with filter, lens correction, custom.


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