HD at Night


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I thought it is time to show a bit the Christmas atmosphere of Heidelberg (HD). Took this picture 10 months ago but it could have been from yesterday.
15/12/2010 - 07:53AxelLuther
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Fletcher8

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 08:06
Axel, I like this shot, good vantage point showing all the snowy building roofs. well taken!

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GIULIO57

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 08:34
Wonderful...I like Nekar!!!
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PeterMac

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 08:54
Cracking shot! love all the subtle details.

I was in Heidelberg when i was younger and we visited the Odenwald region for a swimming competition. Beautiful place as far as i remember.
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nonur

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 09:20
I knew from the sharpness that it was yours, Axel. Wonderful townscape at night in high definition!
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Nezih

Bobbinalorry

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 17:07
Hell Man, You must be SO tall!!

Nice and sharp , though, .
Long exposure, high ISO?
Best Regards, Larry.

All the gear & no idea.

senn

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 17:19
Exif : No Data Recorded ..
Probably it underwent to a significant PS treatment. Of course no problem with this. It seems quite pleasant after all, .. except its too sharp for my taste. (Nobody is perfect ). And, I agree with Peter as for details.
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AxelLuther

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 18:07
Bobbinalorry wrote:
Hell Man, You must be SO tall!!

Nice and sharp , though, .
Long exposure, high ISO?

Hi Larry - when I do HDR (like on this photo), I normally use standard settings (ISO 100 and 5 exposures with 1.5 aperture differences). So these were long exposures. The Exif data always gets lost in the HDR Software I use (well - to a certain extend understandable, as some of the data varies from shot to shot).
The slight noise in the sky was not the result of high ISO - it was a result of the weather - it was drizzling when I made the shots and I could not completely prevent that you see this)
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Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 18:09
senn wrote:
Exif : No Data Recorded ..
Probably it underwent to a significant PS treatment. Of course no problem with this. It seems quite pleasant after all, .. except its too sharp for my taste. (Nobody is perfect ). And, I agree with Peter as for details.
Regards, ..

Hi Senn - point taken (this might also be the result of shrinking the picture to 1000 pixel width - the original is more than 4 times as big and there the sharpness appears more natural - but I could have adjusted sharpness after shrinking )
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sandinista

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 18:20
Dunno about all the technical stuff but I like it very much
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senn

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 23:30
AxelLuther wrote:
(..) when I do HDR (like on this photo), I normally use standard settings (ISO 100 and 5 exposures with 1.5 aperture differences). )

Said too much or not enough .. any chance to read more about your rational of this kind of associations when shooting with HDR ?

Thanks anyway.
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Last Edited by senn on 15/12/2010 - 23:31

AndyElliott

Link Posted 15/12/2010 - 23:41
Lovely shot - well done.
All the best
Andy

pauljay

Link Posted 16/12/2010 - 09:33
This, and many more of your photos, taught me some valuable lessons - always happy to learn from a master!
Paul.

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