[PlayRaw] Big tower, big steam

This one is from Duisburg in germany. The tower is a part of the ‘Walsum power plant’, which is a coal-fired power station producing 1200 megawatts power.

License is CC BY-NC 4.0
20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG (14.5 MB)

20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.xmp (9.3 KB)
20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm_01.DNG.xmp (10.3 KB)

20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.xmp (13.7 KB)

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20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.pp3 (13.4 KB)

Hey

may I :blush:

20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.xmp (10,9 KB)

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Oh, why not?

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Since there were two big’s in the title, tried to give a majestic look using Gimp 2.1010 with RT5.6 !!

20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.pp3 (12.1 KB)

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Nice shot @pphoto!

I also opted for a dramatic B&W version, using PhotoFlow:


20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.pfi (41.7 KB)

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20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.pp3 (11.2 KB)
RawTherapee-5.6-dev
Exposure Black slider and the a* and b* flexible curves in Lab*

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I was trying for something more ominous for some reason.


20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.xmp (16.0 KB)

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gimp filter: map > panorama projection

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@uoucas What fun!

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I don’t know if this is a sensible approach. Maybe it’s too much? I turned on shadows & highlights, turned on the haze removal module and reduced the strength a little bit, and then did the usual filmic 11EV curve with 100% saturation. I increased the saturation of blues even further with the color zones module in order to make the sky pop a little more.


20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm.DNG.xmp (4.9 KB)

Haze removal, shadows & highlights, tone curve, sharpening via equalizer, vignetting, grain.


20190509_4028_Walsum_Turm_01.DNG.xmp (13.9 KB)

The second one is more interesting.