Shooting HDR


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Shooting HDR

I am out here on this old railroad trestle to do a little HDR shooting. And before we get started on how I am going to do that, I want you to notice something. The light is beautiful. I am out here in the late afternoon/early evening because that's when you-- and the plants are getting closer-- because that's when you take good pictures. Just because I'm shooting HDR, just because I am going to have this tremendous amount of dynamic range and color to work with, doesn't mean that I don't have to worry about good light. HDR is not a substitute for good light. I still want the long shadows, I still want the rich textures, I still want the deep color, I still want the nice tone that I get from afternoon light.

You don't go out at noon and because you are shooting HDR, suddenly I have this magic bullet for bad light. So I've waited for the light to turn good, I've looked for subject matter that's going to work well in the good light and here I am. Why did I ...

Shooting HDR
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Shooting HDR 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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