Ponce De Leon Lighthouse

Mar 5, 2010 | Landscapes & Scenery

My HDR photos are created by using Photomatix Pro HDR software. I use Luminar NEO for photo editing. I also use Topaz Software for noise removal and sharpening. Affiliate links provided to support site.

Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Unfortunately for me I arrived late, as they were closing up, but just in time to get this shot. Lucky for me I had a nice beautiful sky for a HDR back drop. I’ve toned down my processing for this HDR shot. This one is for all of you who dislike over processed images. And even for some this is still too much! I guess I can’t please everyone.

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 400, Aperture Priority, f/2.8 @ 1/200 of a second, AEB +2/0/-2

Processing Time: 60 minutes

Location: Ponce De Leon Inlet Light – Volusia, Florida

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