a4 November 2013

Welcome to Mordor

Hala GÄ…sienicowa
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Mordor - mythical land created by J.R.R. Tolkien for his famous "the Lord of the Rings" trilogy was mountainous region ruled by evil Sauron. When I first saw above scene I immediately thought about Mordor. Ok, it looked different in Peter Jackson's movie (I have to go to New Zealand one day...) but I read Tolkien's book much much earlier and was more influenced by this than the film.

Technical details:
Camera: Canon 5D MK III
Lens: Canon 24-105 f/4 L IS USM
Focal length: 75 mm
Aperture: f/9.0
Exposure time: 1/320 s ("middle" exposure)
ISO: 400
Number of exposures: 3
E.V. Step: 2
Flash used: no
Tripod: no
Filters: circular polarizing filter
Technique: HDR, tone-mapping, luminosity masks
Software: Magic Lantern 2.3, Photomatix Pro 5.0 beta (Fusion/Real-Estate), Lightroom 5.0, Photoshop CC

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