Why use HDR for black-and-white images?


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Why use HDR for black-and-white images?

HDR is a great tool for the black-and-white shooter. Now that may sound a little counterintuitive, because very often when we think of HDR images, the first thing we think of are those big juicy HDR colors. So what good could HDR possibly do for the black-and-white shooter? I'm going to show you three reasons why if you like to shoot black-and-white you're going to want to consider learning HDR techniques, and beginning to practice with them and work them more into your black-and-white vocabulary. The first, if you like to shoot landscapes, is clouds.

HDR makes the most beautiful clouds you're going ever hope to have in a photo, and you get all this wonderful detail, all this fine texture. So if you're a black-and-white landscape shooter having HDR at your disposal, it is going to let you add much more drama to your skies. The reason that skies look so good in HDR is that HDR is great at bringing out lots of fine detail in an image, and this is the second reason that a...

Why use HDR for black-and-white images?
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Why use HDR for black-and-white images? 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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