Sushi? (HDR)

Sushi (HDR)

The story of this photo

This is a shot of the Sushi restaurant on the AIDAbella cruise ship. I liked the atmosphere with those red and yellow tones. However, we never got around to eat there. Do you like Sushi? Then go ahead and order some!

Enjoy your meal and the photo, of course!

How it was shot

How it was tonemapped

  • HDR creation and tonemapping using Photomatix version 3.1 (Detail Enhancer)
  • Saved as 16bit TIF

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 (more aggressive in some areas with high noise) [details]
  • Saturation layers on the yellow and red areas to tune the tones
  • Global Levels layer to tune the contrast
  • Distortion transformation to get everything straight
  • Some cropping
  • Vignette effect using a masked fill layer [details]
  • Sharpening using the high-pass filter [details]
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