Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Removing color casts, part of Up and Running with Photomatix Pro.
…When working with HDR images, it's often easy to get a bit of a color cast.…Now, of course, you could tweak the white balance when you open the image.…But, a lot of times, after the merge, there's going to be some hue issues.…Particularly, blues and purples that sometimes look a bit dominant.…Always investigate your whites. Let's look at an image.…In this particular case, I have a very stylized, over…the top HDR and I did leave some motion streaking…in for the energy.…I generally like this, but you could see that…some of the areas that should be a bit whiter…have taken on sort of a turquoise hue, largely due…to some of the things happening here in the sky.…
Well remember, you always have the ability…after the fact to use the finishing touches.…So, I could play with the aqua slider there.…And notice how we're toning down the…sky a little bit. Or the blue slider.…Now I don't want to go so far that I strip out all of that color.…But looking at that, it does seem clear to me that…some of the blues in the building are way too strong.…
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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 Appropriate for all
Up and Running with HDR Efex Pro 2.0with Tim Grey1h 21m Beginner
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. Development Challenge
Final thoughts1m 4s
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