first, i have to apologize if you see a little bit of your style in this image. i mean it only in respect and envy as i have been studying several styles in this forum.
second, this is my first hdr image and once again i apologize for the photomatix ( which is extremly annoying) text all over the image. i downloaded the software to see if it was something that i really wanted to get involved with, and i haven't purchased the rights to use it (yet). i really didn't do any editing, it was more like ... upload the images and push the button to merge. i've just read so much about the hdr images and it seems like there are a little more people that aren't that impressed with the over-done hdr images..... so i just left it at the presets.
so, i'm back on the chopping block to see if i have learned anything .