Handling HDR images that are "flat"


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Handling HDR images that are "flat"

As we've been discussing throughout this course, one of the great things about HDR, in fact the reason to use HDR, is that it can give you good exposure throughout the full tonal range of your image. One of the problems you're going to run into with HDR though is that it gives you good exposure throughout the full tonal range of your image and we're going to see in this lesson why that can be a problem. Go to the Chapter 6 folder and grab images 319, 320, and 321 and merge them using Photoshop. These images were shot handheld and Photoshop is going to do a better job of giving us a good merge than will Photomatix or HDR Efex.

And I know that because I've tried it in all three and this is the one where it works the best. When it's done aligning the images, we end up here in our Tone Mapping dialog box. Now we're going to do our tone mapping in Photomatix. What I want to do here is spit out a 32-bit image, so I make sure the Mode is set to 32. I also want to remove g...

Handling HDR images that are "flat"
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Handling HDR images that are "flat" 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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