Durdle Door – Panorama

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Durdle Door – Panorama

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On Saturday I went to Lulworth Cove on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. So called because of all the fossils that can be found here and interesting rock strata. I’ve been here as a kid and recently with Viveca, but thought that a return visit was in order. Its a very bust tourist place, so hard to take something at least half original. I decided on a couple of panoramas. Here’s the first. Its taken from on top of a prominent outcrop called Durdle Door – the next pano will explain that.

This is four images stitched together in CS5, each is made up of a nine bracket HDR created using Photomatix. To finish off I’ve used Nik filters and a few curve tricks. I like it, however some may say its somewhat eye searing!

The original size of this image is 31″x16″, so would look very nice printed out large.

Panorama from the top of Durdle Door in Dorset, England. (Mark Blundell)

Click the image for the full gallery and a larger version of the image above.

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Chris Wray

May 24, 2011at 9:33 pm

Stunning pano, Mark!! I want to go to this place.


May 24, 2011at 10:22 pm

Its a cool place and not really ‘that’ shape!

Jan Winther

May 25, 2011at 11:28 am

Thats crazy!! :) A HDR pano. Well done sir. Looks absolutely amazing.

Kristi Hines

May 25, 2011at 3:32 pm

Feels like something from Inception – looks like an awesome place though. Great work with the HDR panoramic!

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