Edwin Jones

Edwin Jones

Posted on 12/19/2011

Photo taken on December  9, 2011



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Poplar DLR Overbridge HDR [EXPLORED 19 Dec 11]

Poplar DLR Overbridge HDR [EXPLORED 19 Dec 11]
The Shot

I took this on my last London day trip.
The picture was taken at the Poplar Docklands Light Railway platforms overbridge. The buildings in the background are part of the Canary Wharf financial district

The picture was taken with a Sony A700 with a Sigma 10-20 wide angle zoom at 10mm. Taken handheld at 1000 iso. 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 masks to exclude highlights.

Vibrance layer reduced 14 points to tone down colours a little.

Hue Saturation layer saturation magentas increased and Green reduced to bring down green cast from the lighting.

Colour balance adjustment layer used to bring down green cast further.

Warming filter applied to roof with layer mask.

Topaz Adjust Vibrant Specify preset used to bring up detail

Noiseware Pro

Unsharp Mask a little sharpening.

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


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