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colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
23 Feb 2009 7:17PM
hdr used at its best.

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TyChee 13 275 1 United States
23 Feb 2009 7:17PM
Awesome processing! Great shot.
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
23 Feb 2009 8:01PM
Love the toning in this
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
26 Feb 2009 5:15AM
Excellent processing.Love this.
28 Feb 2009 9:26AM
A stunning image I must give Photomatix a try.
Stewy Plus
11 103 2 England
28 Feb 2009 9:31AM
WOW, just logged on and find my first HC!!!

Chuffed or what? Great way to start the weekend.

Thanks team, means a lot. Smile

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
28 Feb 2009 11:05AM
Sorry, but I'm going to have to go against the grain here Martyn.

I feel the tone-mapping is a little heavy and there are some issues with mapping halos around the Landrover that need addressing for me. I like the composition of the shot, but the tone mapping needs adjusting to pull this off.

Congrats on the HC though.

Stewy Plus
11 103 2 England
28 Feb 2009 12:52PM
Hi Paul.

I can see what you mean re the halos, but I don't necessarily think this is all down to the processing, although with a little more work, I accept that it could perhaps have been dealt with.

I have added the original underexposed shot as a variant, and you can see that there are some quite bright areas surrounding the Landrover already.

Perhaps a little burning in these areas could have helped lessen the haloing.

I appreciate you taking the time to comment, and thanks for the congrats.

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2009 1:42PM
beautiful work, wonderful shot
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
28 Feb 2009 4:31PM
one of the best HDR images I´ve seen for a while! Brilliant work! NO halos seen here though....I have used Monaco Optix Pro colorimeter to calibrate my Eizo...have I done it properly, I´m not sure though ???

Congrats on the HC! Well deserved! IMO

cassiecat 10 39 46 England
28 Feb 2009 10:17PM
really like the processing.lesley
ToothPilot 11 50 4 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2009 10:54PM
Great HDR. This is spot-on.
Good work and HC as well. Fantastic.
Stewy Plus
11 103 2 England
1 Mar 2009 10:15AM
Thanks Linda, Jouko, Cassie & Hendrik, appreciate you taking time out to comment.

Jouko, judging by the quality of your own images, I'd say your calibration is spot on, but as I said to Paul, I do know what he means.

cheesey 12 2 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2009 9:02AM
A real cracking image, Nice work.
DiegoDesigns 12 117 6 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 12:09PM
Spot on in every department, no surprise with the HC. Excellent work...


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