…Another way of using HDR is an Average Workflow.…Perhaps you shoot bracketed, not to create a truly high-dynamic range…look, but to just safely capture the entire range of the scene.…So, in post production, you have some flexibility to put the pieces together.…Here's how.…Let's select this whole scene here of Independence Hall.…And you see I've exposed to really cover the…whole range from the outdoor window to the bright interior.…We'll open that with Photomatics,…And we'll merge to fuse. This was taken from a tripod,…And I want to take a look at some of my fusion methods here.…
Let's start with the Average method.…One thing you'll notice is that this method really has no choices.…It's simply averaged out the exposure value of the entire scene.…So it looked at that entire dynamic range and it averaged the values together.…Into a single image.…This is a great way to create a noise-free…image that's based on a variety of input sources,…but there's only so much you can do with the average method.…You'll notice there aren't even presets because…
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- Loading bracketed photos
- Aligning source images
- Reducing noise and chromatic aberration
- Tone mapping with methods
- Fusing a single image or multiple images
- Removing color cast
- Automating with batch processing
Skill Level Intermediate
HDR Photography: Shooting and Processingwith Ben Long4h 58m Intermediate
1. Loading Bracketed Photos
2. Preprocessing Images with Photomatix
3. An Overview of Tone Mapping and the Exposure Fusion Workflow
4. Tone Mapping in Depth
5. Exposure Fusion in Depth
6. Advanced Options to Solve Problems
7. Post-Processing Your Image with Finishing Touches
Final thoughts1m 4s
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