Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Create high-dynamic-range images with Merge to HDR Pro, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
The use of high-dynamic range photography has become quite popular.…Some people use it to create very stylized images.…However, I'm more of a fan of natural-looking HDR.…What I'd like to show you is a way…to process an image, using Photoshop's built-in HDR tools.…But realize, there's a wealth of third-party tools.…Like Photomatix, or Nik HDR Efex on the market.…Here's how it works. What I have here is a high…dynamite range image with a little bit of additional Photoshop post processing.…
Let me walk you through how it was made.…Typically, I'll start by going to Adobe Bridge and locating my bracketed photos.…And, in this case, I have five images.…The sixth one is the processed Photoshop file.…My base image here was the standard exposure that the camera came up with,…although I did compensate a little bit lower.…I pulled down the exposure compensation because there was a lot of…bright white areas, and I didn't really care about blowing out the highlights.…
As you get into some of the more underexposed images there,…
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- Loading actions
- Creating a custom action
- Assigning keyboard shortcuts to actions
- Creating a droplet for an action
- Performing quick lens corrections
- Automating merging to HDR Pro
- Creating event-based scripts
- Working with layers more efficiently with actions
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Understanding Actions
2. Automate Commands
3. Using Scripts
4. Saving Time with Adobe Bridge
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