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By redstag  
Following my Discworld theme, I think that this shot reminds me of the shades and the mended drum in particular.
If you haven't read Terry Pratchett this will be meaningless to you, so sorry for that, please just enjoy the image instead.

Now for the what I did bit.
This shot is basically an HDR and tone mapped image. However as this was also a very rare moment of blue sky, I wanted to try and capture that, so it is merged with a straightforward single exposure conversion done in Capture One.
I have loaded both those as variants.

The thing that attracted me to the image is the great texture in the tiled roof in the foreground. The half timbered building behind adds to that aged character.

I hope you enjoy the shot.


Tags: Up And Of Architecture Normandy Digitally manipulated Rude Mont saint michel Crowds Landscape and travel Fed World heritage site Pushing And crowds People!

Voters: CherryMartin, Mikelane, alexshairp and 39 more

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Mikelane 13 1 Wales
30 Aug 2008 4:41PM
Great images ,like the treatment well captured regards
cjl47 13 5 3 England
30 Aug 2008 4:56PM
Good HDT.
SlowSong Plus
12 9.4k 30 England
30 Aug 2008 5:07PM
Nicely done. I like version 3. It "pings".
nickyv32 Plus
13 135 England
30 Aug 2008 5:33PM
Yes I agree with the "Ping" in No 3 , great expression, all 3 good shots, but No 3 has the edge.

Bodiewil 13 46 Wales
30 Aug 2008 6:16PM
No3 for me really well processed

KevSB 16 1.5k 5 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2008 6:16PM
1 for me im afraid, That to me is The hdr used well and an improvement over the origenal, I find 3 overdone.
Great shot anyway as the photo is good in its own right
redstag 15 100 15 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2008 6:24PM
I'm with you devious wolf, but v3 has its own impact. Really appreciate all the comments here.
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
30 Aug 2008 8:27PM
Hi Jon,
no's1 and 3 for me please,i really like the zing in the sky in no3 and the colours,texture,detail and architecture are all perfect.take care,AnnSmile
MikeH 16 217 4 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2008 9:35PM
V1 for me Jon, a good improvement on the original ,

rontear Plus
17 23 9 England
30 Aug 2008 10:05PM
Know this scene well Jon, only when we were there it was grey and rain and.............people Excellent sums up Mont......
DeSilver Plus
13 14 12 England
31 Aug 2008 3:01PM
Can't make up my mind! I like them all. Smile

Sezz 16 619 15 England
31 Aug 2008 10:53PM
A superb image Jon, I'm liking the roof tiles in the fg too, well composed, good sky, it has the lot! - V1 for me though!

Sarah Smile
danbrann 16 640 17
1 Sep 2008 10:39PM
A superb result. Wellthought out. well photographed and well worked.
wamp 14 276 8 England
4 Sep 2008 9:00PM
#1 for me Jon, the processing had been done very well & the level of detail, particularly of the near roof is very good

VintageRed 15 15 1 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2008 7:52PM
Love it. Perhaps you could direct me to Mrs Palm's house.
14 13 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2008 11:57AM
Love the first one.. Great HDR Jon.

Rgards Simon.
webjam 16 292 11 Netherlands
2 Nov 2008 3:41PM
You have chosen a great point of view to take the image!

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