Masking with brushes


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Masking with brushes

We're going to look at one more masking approach to try to pull some dynamic range back into a more reasonable zone. In your Chapter 4 folder, you should see a RAW file called View. Open that up and you're going to get a RAW dialog box here. So right off the bat, you can see that I've got a huge dynamic range issue in this movie. It's a backlight situation. I've got this huge bright window out here and I was trying to expose over foreground. So I'm going to start by doing my normal raw conversion stuff. I'm going to do some highlight recovery to get as much detail back as I can, and that puts a little bit back in there.

I can try and get more with the Exposure slider and look, there is some other blue sea and some green. There is no reason to go much further than about there. Now that darkens my foreground. So I'm going to fill that back up with Fill Light, which is roughly akin to firing a flash into my scene. I'm looking to be careful about the edges of ...

Masking with brushes
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Masking with brushes 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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