Yoyogi National Gymnasium • Tokyo by William Bullimore


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Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II
Lens: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
Exposure: 5 exposures (-2.-1,0,1,2 EV)
Aperture: f/11
Focal Length: 16 mm
ISO Speed: 200

Post Processing:
Imported into Lightroom
Exported to Photomatix
Tonemap generated HDR using detail enhancer option
Re-imported back into Lightroom
Exported HDR to CS3
Noise reduction layer
LucisArt 3 SE Filter
Re-imported back into Lightroom
Slight cropping in Lightroom
Sharpening in Lightroom
Added keyword metadata


windows, reflection, building, urban, architecture, japan, stairs, tokyo, hdr, gymnasium, hdri, shibuya, urban architecture, urban environment, olympic stadium, kenzo tange, urban setting, yoyogi national gymnasium, yoyogi park


  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyover 4 years ago

    The ancient Egyptians would have said that’s impossible.

  • True Gary. This is the most amazing building that I’ve ever seen. I even dream of it occasionally.

    – William Bullimore

  • rudolfh
    rudolfhover 4 years ago

    Interesting photo and good detailed technical explanation William

  • Thanks Rudolf.

    – William Bullimore

  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1over 4 years ago

    Beautifully done!

  • Thank you Gina.

    – William Bullimore

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...over 4 years ago

    Quite awesome image William.

    (do you ever get called Will or Bill…My dad was called Bill….just curious.)

  • Thanks. Yes I’m usually called Bill and sometimes Billy by my family and very close friends :)

    – William Bullimore

  • micpowell
    micpowellover 4 years ago

    An absolutely fantastic HDR treatment and fine composition!

  • Thanks.

    – William Bullimore

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • leealanjudy
    leealanjudyover 4 years ago

    Beautiful William! Love the detail here!

  • Polly x
    Polly xover 4 years ago

  • njordphoto
    njordphotoover 4 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your work with the Photomatix HDR Group. This wonderful example of a Photomatix-processed image has been accepted into the Group!

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great work

  • Thank you.

    – William Bullimore

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