Fontanella Tea Garden – Mdina, Malta (HDR)

Fontanella Tea Garden (HDR)

The story of this photo:

This is one of the typical little alleyways of Mdina on Malta. This little town is essentially free of cars and very quiet. At certain times during the day, the sun illuminates the yellow/orange toned stone walls and creates wonderful colors.

How it was shot:

How it was tonemapped:

  • Photomatix Pro 4.0 (Detail Enhancer) directly from the 3 RAW files

How it was post-processed:

  • Post-processing was done in Photoshop
  • Topaz Adjust on the entire image to get back the colors and the details [details]
  • Topaz Denoise on the entire image [details]
  • Saturation layer on the walls (master, yellows)
  • Saturation layer on the floor (slight desaturation)
  • Levels and saturation layer on selected parts of the walls to enhance the glowing colors a bit
  • Vignette effect using a masked fill layer [details]
  • Sharpening using the high-pass filter [details]
  • Watermarking
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