Hi, hope your keeping well and have had a good weekend.
Here are some images from the previous London landscape image that i have posted.
I wanted to show the images used to create the final image.
I clamped the camera down to the handrail using the Manfrotto Magic arm and using a cable release i rattled a few bracketed frames.
I have included the metadata on each image, but other then converting to jpg, they are straight from the camera and in the order the camera took them and i added to Nik softwares HDR efex pro 2.
Here is the first base image. In face i quite like this exposure but i personally prefer having the extra range to play with.
And finally this is the out put from the software. As you can see it has little punch, no halos. or even much contrast going on. But the key is to get a nice base to start with, and then bring this into photoshop and make it your own.
I have tried many different HDR software on the market and not one will you be able to click process- done.
But i do think that this is a good thing, no 2 images will ever be processed the same and so this way it makes you take your time and make something unique and more realistic.
Here is the final image.