(above image taken by Bob Lussier)

For awhile now I’ve been part of this amazing group of guys involved in a bit of healthy competition on Facebook we like to call HDR Tennis. We put up our “shots” and see who wins every few weeks. The public decides by clicking on those handy-dandy “Like” buttons on Facebook.

I know, like I don’t have enough going on right?

Basically one person supplies the brackets of images each time and we all process it how we see fit. Bob Lussier provided this match’s brackets, an image of an amazing set of stairs in one of those awesome abandoned places he finds in the Boston area.

The original “Zero” bracket from Bob is above. What I liked most about the image was the stairs of course and the doorway slightly open up top. So my version, which you see below, is cropped and uses the OnOne Focal Point plugin for Photoshop to help bring your attention to the doorway. I also did a little highlighting of the sign on the door to make it pop a bit. Lastly, I converted it to B&W using a little combination of Nik Silver Efex that I like.

I really love this image…think it has a creepy, Twilight-zone feel to it.

Check out the other versions on the HDR Tennis Facebook page or check out the sites of the other participants when you get a chance … Dave WilsonBrian Matiash,Peter TalkeJacob Lucas and Scott Wyden

4 replies
  1. Joshin IT
    Joshin IT says:

    I really like your version on this, think you should have got the big W. The vertical crop adds a much more precise focus and the b/w effect is great.

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