The Fusion/Natural workflow


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The Fusion/Natural workflow

Let's take a look at another style of HDR photography, which is essentially merging multiple exposures together. You could do this with several exposures, a whole range, or just even a single image that's a RAW file that essentially gets developed two ways. Imagine, if you shot a scene and you develop for what was happening outside the window and then inside the scene. The cool thing is, is that when dealing with these images, Photomatix can merge them together to show you a wider dynamic range without really doing anything that stylizes the image.

It simply recreates something that's more natural, like the eye can see. Let's take a look at the first style. I want to fuse together these seven shots of a waterfall. Let's open that up and we'll reduce the noise a little bit, and I'm going to enable Exposure Fusion here. And click OK. Let's open up a series of images and merge them together. I'll right-click here and open this with Photomatix, and I'm going to merge...

The Fusion/Natural workflow
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The Fusion/Natural 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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