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Hi folks. The light was very flat for our time in Sydney but I wanted to start with a bridge so I've done a bit of pseudo-HDR processing on this one.

Had a great time in Oz and got an awful lot of images to process as well as catching up with everyone on this site - could be sitting in front of my computer for a while. I won't tell you how hot it was down under but it's a darn sight colder in the Uk!!

Looking forward to seeing what you've all been up to...

Dave

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF-S15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:6 Jan 2012 - 4:39 AM
Focal Length:15mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Sydney Harbour Bridge
Username:WhiteRose1 WhiteRose1
Uploaded:2 Feb 2012 - 4:12 PM
Tags:Australia, Bridge, Landscape / travel, Sydney
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franken
franken Plus Member 123586 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 4:17 PM

Impressive image and welcome back!

Ken

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posty57
posty57  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 4:34 PM

How much did the postcard cost ? You haven't lost it then Wink

Barry

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54992 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 4:39 PM

Good to see you again. Like the pov you have chosen, and the HDR treatment is not too much, giving a pleasant effect to the image.

Welcome home to winterTongue

Malc

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 4:51 PM

Thanks Ken, Barry, Malc - I've missed the site but not the British weather.

Dave

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 5:02 PM

Good to see you back again with us, Dave. What a super first image to return with, great pov and superb processing. Carol

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 5:29 PM

Love the processing and a really well composed image.

Ann

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
2 Feb 2012 - 5:55 PM

Welcome back, a good POV and processing

Peter

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helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 5:59 PM

Welcome back- you seem to move from bridge to bridge - lovely capture Smile
Helen

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User_Removed
2 Feb 2012 - 6:11 PM

A wonderful shot.

Lucien.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 6:22 PM

you are back already !!!!!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 6:50 PM

Thanks everyone. The 4 weeks went all too quickly. I shall be catching up with all your wonderful work in due course.

Dave

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achieverswales

Love this city Dave and you have done the bridge proud, love the processing, you can see the people crossing over the arch, done that years ago but could not do it now.

Regards

Trev.

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twelvemegs
2 Feb 2012 - 7:57 PM

Magnificent image Dave.
Very good pov and composition. Wonderful cloud detail.
What a treat of a view.

David

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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 8:18 PM

lovely image, the HDR work well for this, welcome back to the freezing weather, more snow on the way.Smile
ant.

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CHRISB911  954 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 8:31 PM

very impressive mate

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 9343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 8:45 PM

glad you had a good time, now for the results, namely photo's - good shot to start you off, nice to see you back

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Daisymaye
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2 Feb 2012 - 9:04 PM

Great composed image............Sandy

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 9:58 PM

Like the details in this well processed
Regards Richard

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 4WesternRed vcard Australia
3 Feb 2012 - 10:02 AM

Welcome back to ePz. Nice shot of the bridge. We got a cyclone in the west and it cooled off. Good processing on you bridge. Well done. WesternRed.

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Russell_Charles

So where on the Thames is the Sydney Bridge. Oh next to the Golden Gate one lol. Great image Dave looking forward the to others, belated happy new year, regards Russell

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annettep38 Plus Member 4209 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 10:41 AM

your processing worked well, it looks quite dramatic!

Last Modified By annettep38 at 3 Feb 2012 - 10:41 AM

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CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 11:07 AM

A good image and nice HDR work (just right) - Carole

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LynneJoyce
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3 Feb 2012 - 11:38 AM

The pseudo HDR treatment works really well here.

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  7
3 Feb 2012 - 11:47 AM

Hi Dave great shot, hope you did the bridge climb ,Ina did and thought it was fabulous regards gray,

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Jocelia Plus Member 4Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 1:03 PM

Hi Dave, nice to see you back on line and with your first good shot of THE bridge. Did you climb it?
Great colours and fantastic shot….Jocelia…...

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 2:52 PM

Good to see you back on again Dave
and certainly with a brilliant shot ..(did you get to take the laptop after all??Wink)
That 4 weeks went fast
Lillian

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mhfore  8 England176 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 2:56 PM

I've just come across this image of a bridge which was uploaded yesterday and I thought to myself, there's only one person I know that takes this type of shot mmmmmm.....reasonably well Wink. But then I thought it can't be, if they had any sense thay have kept the doors locked once he was out of the country, how wrong can one be.......Grin
Welcome back Dave, look forward to seeing some good shots over the next few weeks.

Martin

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3 Feb 2012 - 8:41 PM

Good on Yer Mate.

Rock

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xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 8:53 PM

Ha.. you are backGrin.. Glad that you had a nice holiday.. From summer to winter.. it was the coldest day of this winter yesterday...
"pseudo-HDR"? One image?Smile I like the colour of the water and POV..

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phil99 Plus Member 845 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 9:15 PM

Pleased to see you back and a great image to kick off with again .....Phil

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3 Feb 2012 - 9:37 PM

Welcome back Dave. Nice start - looking forward to seeing more from your trip.
Jason

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 - 12:22 AM

I thought this was one of yours. Your artistic presentations of metal and water was missed for a while. Once again a super shot. I'll look out for more shots from down under. IB

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4 Feb 2012 - 7:08 AM

Wonderful shot Dave ,very well taken...........Sad

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PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 8:28 AM

Great compo Dave. Hope your enjoying yourself. Paul

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RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 11:43 AM

Very well composed shot and from a well chosen viewpoint, crisp and sharp in all areas.
Ronnie.

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Michaela_Solway

Whoops, my comment seems to have dropped off. Welcome back! Where did the time go?great first image from Oz, processing works well with subject, dramatic clouds. And good comp. Look forward to footage From down under.. Too bad you didn't spot Anna out and about shooting!

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2012 - 7:32 PM

Wonderful angle and impressive image/view of this iconic bridge.

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