This photo is a ‘pseudo HDR’ photo, which means that I have processed it like an HDR, but only from a single exposure. To get the best result, I prefer to make 2 virtual copies in Lightroom, so that I have a -2, 0 and +2. The lightest one will be very noise, especially because I shot this at ISO 800. I crank up the noise reduction all the way to the top on the light one, and the other ones moderately high.
We visited Milan quite by accident. Milan has some pretty awesome things to photograph. I really love these vintage trams. I saw this one on the way back to the hotel.
But how do you get to Milan by accident? Well, we had planned a train trip to Venice, but there was a train strike in Germany, and we had to find other means of transport to get to Venice. As it turned out, plane tickets were insanely expensive to Venice, on the dates that matched our hotel booking. While plane tickets for Milan, on the other hand, were quite cheap. If we stayed for the night on our way to Venice and back again, we got everything included for the same price, as the refunded train tickets.
Milan turned out to have some pretty awesome places to photograph, like the ‘Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II’ shopping mall. It’s one the oldest shopping malls in the world, and definitely worth a visit! The same goes for the Milan Cathedral.