Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video HDR time lapse, part of Shooting and Processing High Dynamic Range Photographs (HDR).
Time lapse video is the process of shooting a single frame, waiting a while,…shooting another frame, waiting a while, and so on and so forth and taking all…those frames and stitching them together or sequencing them together into a movie. …What you get is a greatly accelerated sense of time.…You can do HDR time lapse by shooting a bracketed set of frames, waiting…a while, shooting another bracketed set of frames, and so on and so forth…at regular intervals.…I got this out the front window of my apartment a few years ago and the…process is pretty simple.…
Once you're setup for it, then there's just a tremendous amount of processing you have to do.…I put my camera on a tripod.…I open the window. I knew that there was going to be a lot of weather blowing…through that day because there had been the previous couple of days.…I got an intervalometer for my camera.…It's basically a remote control.…Like a remote shutter release, but this particular one also has the ability to…program it to take a picture at regular intervals.…
- Understanding how the image sensor detects shadows
- Capturing a broader dynamic range
- Knowing when to use HDR
- Finding good HDR subject matter
- Using gradient masks to improve dynamic range
- Merging in Photoshop and processing elsewhere
- Dealing with ghosting
- Reducing noise and correcting chromatic aberrations
- Handling HDR images that seem flat
- Combining HDR and LDR (low dynamic range)
- Selective editing with HDR Efex Pro
- Creating panoramic HDR images
- Creating an HDR time lapse
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photographywith Ben Long6h 43m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Masterywith Deke McClelland20h 1m Advanced
Foundations of Photography: Exposurewith Ben Long3h 24m Appropriate for all
2. What Is HDR?
3. Shooting and Organizing HDR
4. Expanding Dynamic Range Through Masking
5. Processing Multi-Shot HDR Images in Photoshop CS5
6. Additional Retouching and Finishing
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