This is a view of the Canadian Parliament Building in Ottawa, from across the Ottawa River on the steps of the Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec, Canada.

PENTAX K20D, smc PENTAX-DA star 50-135mm F2.8 ED [IF]SDM @ 65mm.

This HDR was taken as a series of 5 exposures; 1.5 seconds, 4 seconds, 10 seconds, and 30 seconds (x2) (-3 ev, -1.5 ev, 0 ev, 1.5 ev, and 3 ev) all at ISO 800 and f16 on the evening of 5/12/2011 at about 9:05 PM. Four of the exposures were combined in Bracketeer to create this natural looking HDR image.


407 Views – 1/28/2012

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Stephen Beattie is a full time fine art photographer living in Burlington, VT. His BA is from St. Lawrence University and his MBA is from UVM. His preferred subjects are waterfalls, models, animals, Vermont landscapes, and scenes in National Parks.

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  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleover 3 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Thank you, Rick!

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 3 years ago

    Stunning capture

  • Thank you… :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thanks, Audrey!

    – Stephen Beattie

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderover 3 years ago

    SUUUUUPERB!!! – John

  • Thank you, John! Appreciate it! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • kyteflyer
    kyteflyerover 3 years ago

    Now this is what I call HDR well done. Lovely shot, Stephen, and what a fabulous building!

  • Thank you, Sue! I almost always prefer a natural looking HDR… :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • deb cole
    deb coleover 3 years ago

    Beautifully presented! Nice work! :o)

  • Thank you, Deb!

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Renee D. Miranda
    Renee D. Mirandaover 3 years ago

    Congratulations your work has been featured in Around the World.

  • Thank you, Renee! Fantastic!! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowover 3 years ago

    Wonderfully brilliant…. a perfect night shot with all the “bling”!!!!!
    Love it!!!!
    aka Jazzy

  • Thank you very much, Brenda! You’re too kind! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • julie08
    julie08over 3 years ago

    Fantastic :)

  • Thank you, Julie! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Tracey Hampton
    Tracey Hamptonover 3 years ago


  • Thank you, Tracey!

    – Stephen Beattie

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