Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video iPhone HDR vs. true HDR, part of Enhancing iPhone Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop.
…You may have noticed that the native camera application…comes with an HDR, or high dynamic range function.…It's really great, it allows you to take the…highlights and the shadows and bake them into one image.…The only problem with it is, that…sometimes there can be movement in the image.…And that can represent itself as ghosting.…A lot of things move across multiple…images, clouds, grass, water, things like that.…And while I'm using that feature a lot of the time when I'm shooting…with my iPhone I'm going to show you a technique…using Lightroom and Photoshop to do the HDR manually.…
This is going to yield much more control and in a much higher fidelity output.…So if you look at your files here.…You'll see I've actually put one of the images that comes off of the iPhone here.…It looks pretty good.…This is an iPhone H.D.R. There's certainly nothing wrong with it.…But I want to show you how to take it a little bit further.…And for that I've also done a folder where…we've got the individual files.…And what I did is that I shot…
Next, Bryan explores Lightroom and Photoshop techniques aimed at working around the iPhone camera's limitations and making mobile photos look their best: enhancing dynamic range, correcting lens distortion, reducing noise and enhancing sharpness, and much more. Plus, learn how to create HDR images and panoramas, and even lift still images from video.
- Shooting your best with metering and focus
- Importing iPhone photos into Lightroom
- Correcting lens distortion
- Adding grain to hide artifacts
- Creating a collage from multiple images
- Employing selective focus and sharpening
- Generating still images from iPhone video clips