The London Docklands, once the largest port in the world, are now a vibrant financial center. The skyscrapers of Canary Wharf can be seen from all over the city but the direct view over the Thames you can enjoy from Greenwich. As I wrote before, our walk along the Thames riverbank that night was due to rather unfortunate circumstances.
But I would not be myself if I did not try to make the best out of every situation. For a long time I wanted to try to make an HDR panorama. Why I didn’t do any so far? I honestly don’t know. But this time I had the time and place to try it: Zoom to 55mm, align the tripod and go. Overall, the finished work is composed of 28 individual images, 4 segments each with 7 exposures.
I first put the seven exposures of the individual segments together in Photomatix. The results were then merged together in Photoshop where I also did the rest of the post-processing. Special attention I’ve paid on the sky, as I want to present its structure as accurately as possible. To achieve that I have greatly increased the contrast to emphasize the cloud formation.
Camera: Canon EOS 500D
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm @ 55mm
Exposures: 4×7 in steps of 1 EV
Exposure time (middle): 10s
Tripod: Manfrotto 190CXPRO4
Date: Taken in May 2014
Location: On the Greenwich riverbanks of the Thames across the Docklands an Canary Wharf
Software: Lightroom 5.4, Photoshop CC, Photomatix Pro, NIK Define 2, NIK Color Efex Pro 4, NIK Sharpener Pro 3
Interesting links regarding the London Docklands
This photo was taken at:
Get it On Your Wall
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Money Back Guarantee
All artwork purchases are covered under our 100%, "take 30 days decide" money back guarantee.
If you are not satisfied with your purchase you can return it for a credit, refund or exchange within 30 days.
Lifetime Fade Free
The artworks sold as "Fine Art Prints" are exclusively printed using fade-free fine art archival papers and inks.
If your artwork was to fade, send it back to us and we will replace it at no charge for as long as you own it. No questions asked.
Lifetime Framing Warranty
We use only use the finest archival materials, and we guarantee that our framing will not damage your artwork in any way.
However, if for some reason something was ever to happen, you are 100% covered. If artwork was damaged because of our framing, we will reframe or replace it at no charge.