You have heard the slogan "Everything is bigger in Texas” – Texas is the second-largest state (after Alaska), is actually bigger than France. Before Texas was a state, it was a Nation, thus the nickname The Lone Star State, originated from the star on the 1836 flag of the Republic of Texas. And our home for five wonderful years!
A peek inside
So here we are, taking a peek inside the red door of the Depilated Gas Station. A bit of a mess in here, it looks like what it is – a place long abandoned and forgotten.
This is an HDR from 5 raw frames. We had some problems with noise in the deep shadows. It looks like Photomatix is picking up the noise speckles as it has higher macro contrast than the real image. It can probably be fixed by converting the raw frames before merging.