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Genbaku Dome

Genbaku Dome, Hiroshima Japan
Genbaku Dome
Hiroshima Japan
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Genbaku Dome, Hiroshima Japan

The Genbaku Dome, or Hiroshima Peace Memorial is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. I took this photo on my trip to Japan in 2012. Hiroshima itself is a very ordinary city. However the history of the city and the museum made the visit a very moving experience.

Process

I processed this photo in Lightroom. Lightroom is currently my favorite way to process black and white. It adds a slight brown tint which gets rid of the blue tint that most digital b&w photos have.

For this photo I pushed the cyan and blue towards black to create a dark sky, and really boosted the contrast. I think it works for this subject.