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Sphere of Blossoms
Philadelphia

Some colleagues criticised "Blossoms All Around" for not having a blue sky.  So here is roughly the same thing in hdr.  7 shots from a 12 foot pole with Sigma 8mm at f/8 on Canon EOS 7D at ISO 200, 3 exposures 1/20, 1/125, 1/500; stitch and exposure blend in PTGui Pro 9.1; adjust color and tone in PS CS5.  Lots more work for a little more "realism", which may or may not improve the photo -- I am undecided.

Copyright: Thomas K Sharpless
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10916x5458
Taken: 12/04/2012
Uploaded: 13/04/2012
Atualizado: 30/06/2014
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Tags: spring; blossoms; tree; pink; cherry; kwanzan
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