Edwin Jones

Edwin Jones

Posted on 10/26/2011


Photo taken on October 15, 2011




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Tower Bridge London

Tower Bridge London
The Shot

This view was taken from the South Bank of the Thames

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

Photomatix

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

Photoshop

General adjustments in levels and curves to enhance. Layer masks used to exclude highlight areas

Vibrance layer increase 56 points

Saturation adjustment layer slight increase in the yellows

Saturation adjustment layer with layer mask to apply an increase yellows in reflections only to enhance these.

Saturation adjustment layer with layer mask to apply a decrease in in yellows to the bridge only.
The +2 EV image copied in as a new layer with mask and applied with a low opacity mask to some areas of the sky which were too dark

Noiseware Pro

Unsharp Mask a little sharpening low radius and higher amount.

Duplicate layer with mask to apply extra sharpening and contrast with low amount and high radius to the foreground, water and bridge.

Resources

For Licensing and more pictures see Edwin Jones Photography

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