Storm Angkor Wat Temple – Siem Reap, Cambodia

Jun 30, 2010 | HDR Panoramas, Travel & Culture

I went back to Siem Reap, Cambodia for another taste of the temples in Angkor Wat. This time the weather was nice and cool rather than scorching hot. The cool temperature was from an incoming storm which made photographing a little more pleasant. The storm also gave me a great opportunity to get this amazing photo. I shot this HDR panorama from behind the Angkor Wat temple. Pano was shot vertically for a total of nine exposures and 3 HDR photos. Exposure for HDR was merged using Photomatix Pro software and panoramic stitching was done in Adobe Photoshop CS4.

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

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Photography Style: High Dynamic Range Panoramic
Digital Camera Used: Canon EOS 20D
Lens Used:
Sigma 18-200mm
Photo Location:
Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia