Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Edge glow effects, part of Learning HDR (2012).
From my perspective there are two basic types of HDR images. …The first type is the natural type of image, one where you're attempting to …produce an image that looks like a single photograph, but with greater detail. …I would say that this image, with its current settings for example, qualifies …as a natural HDR image, in that it doesn't look incredibly artificial. …Most photographers would probably recognize this as an HDR image, simply …because there's a little bit more detail than we would normally expect in a single photograph.…
The other type of image is the hyper realistic, the exaggerated image, with …lots of contrast and lots of saturation. Many photographers are not fond of that …hyper realistic appearance, but it is another style of HDR photography. …One of the key things that differentiates this more natural effect versus a more …exaggerated effect, is the Edge Glow. I'll go ahead and switch to a preset that …includes a fair amount of Edge Glow, a more artificial appearance for the photo, …
- 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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