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The Intergalactic Opera House

There is this great pedestrian mall in the midst of central Guangzhou, China. On one end is the Canton Tower, which looks like an enormous multi-colored Chinese finger trap. On the other end is this nice 10 minute walk through a park. There is activity all around the middle with people relaxing, kids playing, vendors fling light up toys. And you are surrounded on all sides by these futuristic looking buildings. This is the Guangzhou Opera House. I have no idea what a Chinese Opera is like, but I hung around here for a couple hours just enjoying the architecture.

Post-processing notes: Complete processes in Photoshop. HDR processed in Camera Raw, followed by multiple luminosity masks to control the bright spotlights on the building.

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