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comment1 posted on 2006-06-10 04:59:00

noob tut

comment2 posted on 2006-06-02 08:48:00

This article has nothing to do with HDR (High dynamic range = 32 bit per channel or greater) images or creating them. The final image composed is only 8 bit.

comment3 posted on 2006-03-23 12:09:00

meh

comment4 posted on 2006-03-23 14:05:00

Very usefull, especially the last shortcut ctrl+alt+Shift+E

comment5 posted on 2006-05-12 11:37:00

it's a easy way to learn something very interresting

comment6 posted on 2006-05-20 04:20:00

this was real good... thanx m8;)

comment7 posted on 2006-05-29 10:18:00

Some good thinking here, but that's not really HDR. To call it such is misleading. Really just masking 2 different exposures. Shooting a single RAW image is not enough to calculate a response curve, nor create an hdr image. Tho if you have a few different exposures, Photoshop will do a great job of automatically combining them into a useful hdr image. (File-Automate-MakeHDR). After making a true HDR image, you can convert it to 16 or 8 bits, and get a dialog that allows for tone-mapping. This dialog has a great deal of control to compress your dynamic range into a normal photo, but still see the full dynamic range (obviously less global contrast, but local contrast can make up for it). Use the local adaptation method in the dialog's drop-down menu. Play with radius and threshold a bit, but the real power is in the tone-mapping curve underneath. This is really where usefulness of hdr shines in the photoshop world.

comment8 posted on 2008-07-23 08:10:16

Im sorry to say its kinda useless thing........ i guess info is good for the beginners


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