Finding HDR subject matter


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Finding HDR subject matter

A while ago I was out shooting with a friend who is an experienced photographer and they said, "I just forget about HDR a lot of times." If you are new to HDR shooting, it can be easy to forget that you have this tool at your disposal and even experienced HDR shooters sometimes get stuck in kind of a rut as they assume that HDR is only for certain situations. So before we go out to shoot, I want to take a quick look at three examples and talk about how HDR can serve them. The first is interiors. I am here in this abandoned ruin and obviously I have got a couple of problems.

I have this very, very bright thing out the window which is biasing my exposure way, way dark, and so I am losing all this detail. This was shot as the camera metered. This is one shot underexposed and you can see that I have picked up a lot of detail outside. The sky still looks overexposed and it still looks white. I am not worrying about that here for two reasons. One, it was mostly overcast, so the sky w...

Finding HDR subject matter
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Finding HDR subject matter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting and Processing High Dynamic Range Photographs (HDR)

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