…Routing your HDR tone mapped image through another application when it's…done is often a good idea, particularly in tough problematic situations.…In this case, I've sent the image into PhotoShop…to take advantage of Adobe Camera Raw as a filter.…Remember you can actually run Camera Raw on other images that aren't raw files.…Let's take a look.…To start I'll zoom in to 100%…magnification so I can really see the noise…in this image.…This particular image does have some problem with…color noise, and the fusion of the single…raw file really brought this out since it was a low light image shot at night.…
To start I'll right-click and convert to a smart object.…This is available in Photoshop CC.…If you're not using Photoshop CC, you could take advantage of other filters…and use smart objects, or send the image on in to something like Lightroom.…Now that it's converted,…I will run camera raw as a filter.…To make this the most accurate noise reduction, I recommend viewing at 100%.…Hold down the space bar to get the hand tool, and drag over to where the noise is.…
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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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