Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Simple single-image HDR, part of Learning HDR (2012).
As you get more involved working with high dynamic range imaging, you may find …that you start to like the overall appearance of an HDR image. …And especially that you like some of the more artificial looks. …Some of the more creative appearances that you can achieve with an HDR photo. …For situations where you only have a single frame, you might assume that …you're not able to achieve that HDR look. And yet it is possible to achieve an HDR …look from a single photo using the HDR Toning Feature in Photoshop. …This particular photo for example was captured on an overcast day, and so the …contrast is not very strong to begin with.…
Capturing multiple frames in order to create a HDR image really won't be all …that advantageous, because there's not a significant tonal range within the scene. …So, for a situation like this I can simply use HDR toning to produce the look …that I'm after. I'll go ahead and choose Image and then …Adjustments followed by HDR Toning from the menu. …That will bring up the HDR Toning Dialog, and as you can see at first glance here, …
- 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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