The Details Enhancer workflow


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The Details Enhancer workflow

One of the most popular tone mapping methods in Photomatix is the Detail Enhancer method. This goes through and essentially adds selective contrast to the image. And it really makes dramatic compelling images. It also has a tendency to really make noise a bit of a problem. Be careful, if you're using this with images that have high ISO settings. These particular images were shot at ISO 500. They look pretty clean. I don't see a lot of noise in there. I do have relatively shallow depth of field but, that looks good.

Let's process this here and combine them. Okay, let's bring these images in and use the Details Enhancer. This is a three bracket set. This particular shoot was from a tripod. I didn't really see any problem with noise. But there is some high contrast color areas, so I'll Reduce chromatic aberration. Click Align and Merge. And the images are converted, aligned and opened. Okay let's adjust the user interface. And stick with the Details Enhancer.

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The Details Enhancer workflow
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The Details Enhancer workflow provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Up and Running with Photomatix Pro

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