Standing on an open roof top a few hundred metres above the earth, gusts of wind in my hair as the sun set over the country of Japan.The hustle and bustle of one of the most densely populated cities on the planet was a distant memory and a visual feast erupted before my eyes.

Suddenly mega sized sky scrapers had an the impact on me like that of a set of dominoes on an infant child. Nature snaked it’s way through the urban sprawl in the form of rivers and thick greenery sprouting elemental tones of wind and fire. Whilst above the sky lit up like the aftermath of a giant interstellar spacecraft breaking earths atmosphere . The last the light of the day from our solar systems only star, the sun, reflected on buildings below and reached inside them revealing some of their golden tendencies.

Software used:

Photomatix PRO – Is a MAC and PC HDR software for creating stunning HDR images. They have a free trial, but if you end up buying a copy of Photomatix you can get a 15% Discount with the coupon code LukeZemePhotography

– On1 Perfect Effects   An amazing Filter program to stylise the image. a standalone Filter program which can also be launched from Lightroom, Photoshop or Aperture

 Topaz Adjust 5 Is used to add contrast to the image, 15% off all Topaz software use discount code LukeZemePhotography

Image Location: 


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Editing info:

Hey everyone I took my time editing this image and reflected on the vista and remembered what a fantastic city Tokyo was. From this platform I was unable to take a tripod and so this is a 3 framed handheld bracket shot on a Nikon D800 converted into a HDR image using Photomatix Pro. The complete list of software programs used during the production of this image though are:

Thanks everyone 😉 I enjoyed making this image even though I probably spent to much time on it.

Thanks guys and gals, Luke

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