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Staircase Addiction - Queen Victoria Building (Monochrome), Sydney - The HDR Experience by Philip Johnson

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One of my most popular images is this staircase, it is in the Queen Victoria Building , one of the treasures of Sydney. recently the has been a large amount of restoration work been carried out so I decided to do a return visit to checkout the new paintwork.

This is the result , the grand staircase.

Equipment : Nikon D300 , Sigma 10-20mm lens, shot handheld.

Technique: HDR 5 Bracketted exposures, tonemapped in Photomatix , small adjustment in Capture NX

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Philip Johnson is a Photographer located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Specialising in HDR photography his works have been shown in galleries,published in Tourism campaigns. His work will also be available as Jig Saws through Crown & Andrews

Winner of the Art Unlimited Photography prize 2011

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  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous capture Philip!!! Love the tones :-)

  • thank Carol , this staircase is addictive.

    – Philip Johnson

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanabout 4 years ago

    Amazing pov and processing Philip, what an stunning staircase!

  • thanks Shaun yes its a wonderful staircase

    – Philip Johnson

  • MIchelle Thompson
    MIchelle Thompsonabout 4 years ago

    Stunning – love it. Michelle

  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...about 4 years ago

    Brillant architecture and just as amazing capture. Yet another 5 shot handheld HDR! You rock! ;)

  • yes me hanging over the banister lol

    – Philip Johnson

  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...about 4 years ago

    Yes, I remember you saying that. An inspiration to us all! ;) Totally worth your effort!

  • Andi Surjanto
    Andi Surjantoabout 4 years ago

    Awesome angle Phil !

  • thanks Andi

    – Philip Johnson

  • Karl Williams
    Karl Williamsabout 4 years ago

    Handheld? Steady hand for 5exp .. even with the Sigma. Either that or a high ISO .. but I can’t see any serious noise. Nice one, Phil!

  • yes security in the building will leave you alone handheld but they tend to hastle you with a tripod. So lean over the banister and hope for the best lol

    – Philip Johnson

  • Polly x
    Polly xabout 4 years ago

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 4 years ago

    Impressive, Philip!

  • thanks David

    – Philip Johnson

  • billfox256
    billfox256about 4 years ago

    Tremendous shot!!!!, Bill

  • thanks Bill

    – Philip Johnson

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