The Dome - Leadenhall Market Series - London - HDR by Colin J Williams Photography

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Fuji Fs100 – Tripod Mounted.



A 6 shot panorama. Each shot was taken with three exposures 0, -1, +1. They were first processed in Photomatix Pro to achieve an HDR tiff for each of the 6 images.
They were then processed again in Photomatix Pro using exposure blend, and this produced another 6 tiff images. In turn, the tiff images for HDR, and Exposure Blend were blended 50-50 in CS3 to make a further set of 6 Tiff images. These were then processed in Autopano Pro to achieve the stitching. Finally the resulting image was cropped in CS3, and all the rubbish, coffe cups and chips etc cloned out !

The market dates back to the 14th century. It is open weekdays from 7am until late, and primarily sells fresh food; among the vendors there are cheesemongers, butchers and florists. Originally a meat, game and poultry market, it stands on what was the centre of Roman London. A number of commercial retailers are also located in the market, including clothes shops and a pen shop.

The ornate roof structure, painted green, maroon and cream, and cobbled floors of the current structure, designed in 1881 by Sir Horace Jones (who was also the architect of Billingsgate and Smithfield Markets), make the market a tourist attraction.

It was used to represent the area of London near The Leaky Cauldron and Diagon Alley in the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and is featured in the film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. It is also popular among local City workers.
Every year, the market is decorated with Christmas lights and a large Christmas tree is erected at the north entrance.

Ever since a child, aviation has been a keen interest of mine, with warbirds being my favourite. Since joining Redbubble, I have become a keen follower of HDR work, which I am concerntrating on at the moment.

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  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 3 years ago

    What an absolutely beautiful capture dear Colin.x

  • Thanks Catherine x

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Akkra
    Akkraover 3 years ago

    Now that’s a building! Awesome how this turned out, I couldn’t do something like this without getting tangled in knots and very angry! :D

  • ;o)

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 3 years ago

    Super work Colin, good HDR …

  • Thanks Tom !

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 3 years ago

    Super capture colin – I think you enjoyed your visit here!

  • Thanks Bob, There were 4 Seperate Visits !, Wanted the Ceiling lights on !!

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 3 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the Photomatix HDR Group!

  • fairielights
    fairielightsover 3 years ago

    Wonderful image! I feel I could step right in and wander around. =)

  • Thank you, it`s a great place !!

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyover 3 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous Colin – instant fave

  • Thanks Chris!!

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariover 3 years ago

  • ;o)

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 3 years ago

    Another brill shot and treatment.
    You’re an ace at this this,
    Cheers neil

  • Cheers Neil !

    – Colin J Williams Photography

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