Urbex in HDR

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by Johnytuono, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Johnytuono

    Johnytuono Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 10, 2012
    Lancs., UK
    Thought I'd give this a shot



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  2. Mr Moo

    Mr Moo Rocket builder, collector of vintage air guitars

    Sep 17, 2012
    SE Virginia
    Looks great to me, nice processing.
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  3. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 15, 2011
    Aberdeen Scotland
    I love derelict buildings I think they make for great photography and these pics are no exception. The HDR effect has worked really well, great set of pics.

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  4. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Nicelly done! :cool:
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  5. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    I really like the second two. The first one feels like its missing something. For my tastes, I'd like to see more punch.
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  6. dylandingo

    dylandingo Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 12, 2011
    La Crosse, WI
    I love the second one, it has a very strong HDR look without going overboard and making things too saturated and textured. As for the first one, I think the sky needs to be pushed a little harder, it's a great photo all round but the sky just looks kind of flat to me compared to the building and ground/plants. Out of curiosity what program are you using for HDR?
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  7. Johnytuono

    Johnytuono Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 10, 2012
    Lancs., UK
    Thanks everyone for the comments and looking.
    @dylandingo Photomatix Pro 4.2 was used. First shot was 5 bracketed exposures and the second and third were single tonemapped (so not true HDR) images.
    As for the sky in picture one I was a little unsure what effect to give it....maybe a grey neutral colour with more depth would have been better.
    Thanks again.
  8. Ulfric M Douglas

    Ulfric M Douglas Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 6, 2010
    I like the first one.
    Number 2 is a style I've seen overdone too many times, although the actual scene is a good one.
    I read it was tonemapped from a single file so obviously that hits me.
    The first one is definitely good, and the sky is fine to me.
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  9. Johnytuono

    Johnytuono Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 10, 2012
    Lancs., UK
    Thanks..just goes to show how we all have different tastes! I saw the style of picture 2 in other photos and wanted to emulate that....now all i have to do is fine-tune for my own stlye.