Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video HDR tone mapping, part of Photoshop: Creative Effects and Filters (2012).
High Dynamic Range imaging, or HDR, has become increasingly popular with photographers. …And you might assume, if you know about HDR, that you need to capture multiple …images at different exposures in order to create an HDR effect. …But that's actually not the case. You can create an an HDR type of effect …for any photo. Now, keep in mind, just because you apply …an HDR effect doesn't mean that you're going to maximizing the tonal range in …the image. And capturing more than your camera was …able to. If you only have one frame, then you're …limited by what your camera's capabilities were.…
To include maximum shadow detail in an image, for example the dark shadows under …the fender here, you would need to capture multiple images. …Since a scene like this simply exceeds the camera's ability to capture a wide …range of tonal values. But in terms of the creative HDR effect, …we can work very easily with a single image. …The HDR toning adjustment will only work on flattened images. …So, if you're working on a layered document or on an original that you want …
- Working with the Filter Gallery
- Creating a black-and-white effect
- Applying a vignette
- Adding motion blur
- Creating a painterly effect with Find Edges
- Smearing with Liquify
- Mapping the image with Trace Contour
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creative Fundamentals
2. Simple Effects
3. Basic Filter Effects
4. Slightly Wild Effects
5. Distorting the Image
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