High Dynamic Range Digital Photography For Dummies
By Robert Correll
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: December 2009
Pages: 352

Get the lowdown on how HDR works plus ways to shoot it, process it, and finish your images

Are you ready to take an artistic leap forward in your photography? Do you want dynamic photos that bring a scene to life? With this book, your camera, and a little practice, you'll be able to create amazing HDR images. Packed with full-color examples, it shows you how to edit photos to give them more vibrant colors, richer contrast, and sharper highlights.

  • The ABCs of HDR — learn the basics about cameras, gear, workflow, and software options for creating HDR

  • Examine your HDR options — apply different strategies when shooting with a pro camera or basic point-and-shoot model

  • Expand your photo techniques — discover the basics of photo bracketing and how to create HDR from a single Raw photo

  • Turn normal photos into eye-catching HDR images — use Photomatix Pro to create and tone-map HDR images

  • Broaden your horizons — take better photos for HDR and create HDR panoramas or black-and-white HDR images

Open the book and find:

  • What makes a photo a high dynamic range image

  • How to tone-map an HDR image

  • When to shoot more or fewer brackets for an HDR image

  • Tips on shooting single-exposure HDR

  • How to create amazing panoramas

  • Strategies for shooting with a high-end or budget digital camera

  • Steps for converting HDR images to black and white

  • Problem-solving techniques

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