Old Orchard Beach Pier

Mar 5, 2010 | Landscapes & Scenery

HDR shot of the Old Orchard Beach Pier located in Old Orchard, Maine. This pier was built in 1898 and reconstructed¬† several times. Unknowingly, I shot this photo at an extremely high ISO so this image is very grainy. It didn’t get me too upset since it wasn’t a great day for shooting ayways. The day light in Maine has been extremely dreary. I might have to change my subject matter from landscapes to boats or something fitting for this gloomy weather.

Processing Technique: 3 exposure HDR merged using [intlink id=”546″ type=”post”]Photomatix[/intlink]. Detail enhanced using [intlink id=”542″ type=”post”]Topaz Adjust[/intlink]. Noise removed by [intlink id=”542″ type=”post”]Topaz DeNoise[/intlink]. Image smoothed using [intlink id=”542″ type=”post”]Topaz Simplify[/intlink]. Photo processed with Photoshop CS4.

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Camera Used: Canon 5D Mark1

Lens Used: Canon 17-35mm f/2.8L USM

Camera Settings: ISO MAX (Forgot I had it on Max), Aperture Priority, f/2.8 @ 1/200 of a second, AEB +2/0/-2

Processing Time: 30 minutes

Location: Old Orchard Beach, Maine