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forgotton places

By Ellie_Brook  
took this shot a while age but wanted to try using hdr on it, the sky is a bit noisy when viewed at a large size. its part of an abandoned asylum near where i live. Let me know your thoughts , thanks

Tags: Derelict Abandoned Architecture Hdr Lancashire Black and white Digitally manipulated Decayed Blackandwhite Stormclouds Asylum Whittinghamhospital

Voters: VIKI, BubbaG2000, javam and 14 more


VIKI 15 18 1 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 10:53AM
I think you've captured the horror of the place very well. I love the mono. I don't think colour would have worked as well.
BubbaG2000 14 767 1
23 Jun 2008 11:01AM
I agree with Viki, with mono the mood comes through in volumes. As for the noise, it could add to the horror as a sort of grainy effect! Superb capture!
BERTRAM 13 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 11:52AM
i must agree with captured it very well
richy 18 1 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 11:59AM
You've certainly captured the mood of the place.
BrokenAir 13 20 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 12:13PM
really nicely captured the darkness but also the beauty of this old run down place.
katem 16
23 Jun 2008 8:49PM
I dont believe in ghosts but I think a bit of time spent in this building might change my mind Smile
24 Jun 2008 7:43AM
Ellie I love this shot and the haunted feeling yu get from it....very well done.


banehawi Plus
17 2.6k 4274 Canada
21 Sep 2008 5:17PM
Another good one.

When you refer to HDR, do you mean Tone Mapping?

To do HDR, you need multiple original shots taken at different exposures and combined to make a 32 bit HDR image.

Tone Mapping is often applied to this to convert the unviewable 32 bit information into 8 bit info that can be displayed on a PC or printer.

You can simply tome ma any JPG by converting it to 16 bit and running Photomatix or equivalent.

Hope this helps

User_Removed 13 1 8 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2008 1:09AM
Excellent shot

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