Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a black-and-white HDR image, part of Learning HDR (2012).
When you're capturing an HDR image, you tend to be a little bit more focused on …lighting than you might otherwise in a photographic image. …For example here, I wanted to capture as much detail as possible, but I was …concerned about the picket fence. There was a lot of light being reflected …off the front side of the fence there. And so that was going to cause a loss of …detail in the highlights. And so an HDR, of course, was a good solution. …I'm able to recover a lot of detail, for example, even being able to see the door …through the screen and the shaded porch, and some fine detail off in the …background here. But when I'm thinking a lot about …luminance values, and about the brightness values within the scene, often …times I think about a black and white interpretation of the photo.…
Obviously, we could convert the black and white after creating our initial HDR image. …But it can be very helpful to instead convert the black and white in the HDR …conversion process, so that you're then able to apply all of the various …
- Capturing, reviewing, and organizing HDR images
- Maximizing detail in a single image
- Simple single-image HDR
- Assembling from Bridge or Lightroom
- Choosing a conversion mode
- Using presets
- HDR Pro adjustment options
- Using Nik HDR Efex Pro
- Using Photomatix
Skill Level Beginner
1. HDR Basics
2. HDR Pro Adjustment Options
3. Using Nik HDR Efex Pro
4. Using Photomatix
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