The Return of The Blue Bike

Another shot that I took right next to Karlsruhe Castle. Lots of people were walking around this place and probably everyone thought I would be crazy, spending time shooting this bike in some ridiculous position.

This image is a HDR composite made of two exposures, since I neither wanted any channel clipping on the sky, nor highly noisy shadow areas (like on the bike's tires). I blended the exposures using enfuse, which did a pretty good job. Using the Gimp, I added some more tone mapping for brightening up dark areas. I also spent some time adjusting the image's saturation and overall brightness.

Image added on Tue, November 17th 2009, 4:14PM

EXIF Information

Camera Model:   Canon EOS 30D
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm 4-5,6 EX DC HSM
Add. Equipment: -
Focal Length: 10mm (x1.6 = 16mm)
Shutter Speed: 1/30s + 1/125s
Aperture: f/9
ISO Speed: ISO200
Date & Time: Sat, November 7th 2009, 4:48PM

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