Final HDR Friday – Worth Avenue Sunset at Beach

Feb 11, 2011 | misc

Here is the final HDR photo from Monday’s original Photomatix image. Click here to view the original HDR image.

This HDR photo was processed using my newly created Photoshop action. The same action I’ve been using for all of my current photos. Using this action has saved me a ton of time and is keeping my HDR look consistent. Before the action I would experiment with different things. Sometimes I would spend hours trying to get what I want from a photo. But with the PS action, I run it and it gives me a final look. I can instantly decide from there which way to go. Of course the action isn’t perfect,  I still need to fine tune the photo a little to get the image I’m looking for.

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Software Used for Processing Photo:
Photomatix – Used for creating high dynamic range.
Topaz Adjust – Photoshop plugin used to enhance details.
Topaz DeNoise – Photoshop plugin used to eliminate noise.
Topaz CleanPhotoshop plugin used to smooth pixels.

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Photography Style: High Dynamic Range
Digital Camera Used: Canon 5D Mark2
Lens Used: Canon 17-35mm f/2.8L USM
Photo Location: Palm Beach Island, West Palm Beach, Florida