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Light and airy

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 17 December 2011 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

The visitor entrance and gift shop at Sunderland Museum, "Missy" can always find something to spend her pocket money on in these places!

HDR tone mapped in Photomatix.


Yesterday's snow had melted by the time I finished work, oh well.....bang goes another opportunity!

PENTAX K100D 1/60 second F/6.7 ISO 200 18 mm

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Loukas from Ilioupolis, Greece

Looks very inviting Curly!

17 Dec 2011 5:16am

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

Snap, Crackle and Pop. Great color and lines. The hands in the pockets really calms the mood of the scene. Cool:)

17 Dec 2011 6:28am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice colors
well done

17 Dec 2011 7:06am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Très jolies couleurs

17 Dec 2011 7:39am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

I see they control the light with those solar blinds...cool! I like this HDR curly (usually not a fan). :O)

17 Dec 2011 7:55am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice well done.

17 Dec 2011 8:32am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Love the colours, great processing

17 Dec 2011 8:43am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

So vivid !

17 Dec 2011 9:07am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Terrific processing, captures the image almost like a drawing

17 Dec 2011 9:09am

Florence from Paris, France

Great colors indeed dear but a bit grainy (one shot or several exposures ?)

17 Dec 2011 9:53am

@Florence: Just a single exposure for this one Florence.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a pleasing combination of lines and curves but yes rather noisy for 200 ISO. what caused that Curly?

17 Dec 2011 10:05am

@grouser: Probably pushed too hard on the gamma and contrast sliders as I tried to recreate the pastel shades that I was seeing. The contrast was a bit flat and I think the burning brush over accentuated some of the darker pixels.

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I love the "dreamy" effect that you gave to this image.... The light and the colors are so beautiful ! Have a lovely weekend :)

17 Dec 2011 10:14am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Shop 'till you drop Missy!

17 Dec 2011 10:29am

Kazimir from Havirov, Czech Republic

Good colours! Nice shot.

17 Dec 2011 11:06am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Lovely bright mood for shopping - good place to buy presents!

17 Dec 2011 12:18pm

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

De superbes couleurs

Bonne journée

17 Dec 2011 12:34pm

Z from Shanghai, China

I think the tones here will help the shop to sell more :)

17 Dec 2011 1:01pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wow, brilliant colour scheme in this attractive HDR ...

17 Dec 2011 1:09pm

Jaytee from Fresno, California, United States

Very nice! I love the HDR mapping.

17 Dec 2011 3:40pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A fantastic image ... extraordinary light filled ... A lively and dynamic composition! As always your hdr are excellent ... A hug ... Adela

17 Dec 2011 3:49pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Very nice composition !

17 Dec 2011 3:55pm

Stottiecake from United Kingdom

Nice one Curly! I love the vibrant colours and wouldn't it be fab to do some of your Christmas shopping without the crowds.

Loving it!

17 Dec 2011 4:08pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Missy on a mission.

17 Dec 2011 5:42pm

Shahriar choobin from Mashhad, Iran


17 Dec 2011 7:06pm

PATRICK from miramas, France


17 Dec 2011 8:50pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A bright sunny place. I am sure I could find something there myself! Great shot!

18 Dec 2011 2:15am

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

I like how these colors really add to the commercialization of this store. Nice work!

18 Dec 2011 8:51am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Great shot! Beautiful soft tones and colours!

18 Dec 2011 1:49pm

Craig from Anna Maria Beach, Florida, United States

Wonderful HDR...i'm going to buy Photomatrix as a Christmas gift to myself...Nice work as always

18 Dec 2011 11:27pm

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wonderful colors...

19 Dec 2011 9:58am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Beautifully captured...very nice colors and light

20 Dec 2011 6:26pm

Maximilian from toronto, Canada

i had missed this one... good work man...lol

21 Dec 2011 1:23pm

1/60 second
ISO 200
18 mm