Using the HDR Toning filter


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Using the HDR Toning filter

While the Shadow and Highlight adjustment filter does a good job at reining in a photos tonal range, the HDR Toning filter does this plus sharpens the image at the same time. We'll eventually remove much of the fine detail in next chapter, but I am a big proponent of initially getting as much out of an image is possible. My rule is, the higher the starting quality the better the result. Now let's examine the HDR Toning filter. First off, HDR stands for high dynamic range.

True HDR utilizes multiple exposed images and then stacks them and does some blending tricks to get the most exposure out of those various exposures that are applied in the HDR process. The HDR Toning filter, on the other hand, performs on HDR-type operations, but it does it on a single image. So it just makes it a little simpler to do. You won't get exactly the same quality you can get from true HDR, but it's a big step towards being able to push an image to get the most dynamic range out of it.

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Using the HDR Toning filter
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Using the HDR Toning filter provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Street Scene

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