Have you ever looked at a stunning HDR image and wondered, "how did they do that?" Wonder no more! This video will serve as your easy to follow and informative guide to the world of HDR. You will be getting results better than you dreamed of with maximum ease. Colin explains in Plain-English all you need to get going in HDR. All new and expanded for Photoshop CS5 and Photomatix 4.
When used correctly the 32 bit tools in Photoshop will enable you to create drop-dead gorgeous images with effortless ease. Learn everything from completely natural to jaw-dropping surrealistic looks. You will also learn some clever tricks that will enable you to boost the dynamic punch of Low Dynamic images. You'll be able to supercharge any image with this bag of tricks in your arsenal.
HDR (High Dynamic Range) is not just a trend. It's the future of Photography. Get a jump start on the newest Photographic technology with this 4 hour indepth guide and learn why as well as how!
This fast loading DVD ROM/or Download contains 4 hours of sharp widescreen video. The advanced interface allows the user to instantly jump to any of the lessons with complete control over the playback. All the lesson files are included, so you can follow along at your own pace!
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Intro to HDR
High Dynamic Range Explained. Understand the concepts behind HDR.
Split Neutral Density effect
Double process a photo to bring out the full detail in the sky and the foreground.
Masks and Adjustment Layers
Use adjustment layers and masks to paint on dynamic range and detail where you want it
Extending Shadow Highlight
Use the Shadow/Highlight adjustment to bring out the full dynamic range in a photograph without washing it out
Recover detail in ACR
Use the tools in Camera Raw to bring out the full detail in shadows and highlights
Pseudo HDR Explained
What is a Pseudo HDR? How can we make a single image resemble a tone mapped HDR?
Pseudo HDR Toning
Using the CS5 HDR toning filter to simulate HDR from a single image
Pseudo HDR in Photoshop
Using the tools that have been in Photoshop for a number of years to simulate HDR from a single image
Pseudo HDR effect in ACR
Using Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom to simulate HDR from a single image
Pseudo Bracketed images
Learn Colin’s cool trick to simulate bracketed photos from a single RAW file and then map shadows and highlights for a natural pseudo HDR appearance
Camera Tips for Shooting for HDR
What to do and what not to do when shooting for HDR
Merge to 32 bit HDR
Creating a 32 bit file from separate bracketed photos. What Colin calls an HDR Negative
Photoshop 32 bit Overview
How to work in Photoshop in the 32 bit space.
Full workflow for Photoshop HDR
A dry run all the way from start to finish to gain an understanding of how to create HDR in Photoshop
Tone mapping in Photoshop HDR Pro (Local Adaption)
A more in depth look at tone mapping in Photoshop
Photoshop Natural looking HDR
How to create natural looking HDR images in Photoshop
How to remove ghosting and control ghosting in Photoshop HDR
Dodge and Burn in 32 bit Space
How to make localized adjustments to the tone in a 32 bit image
Finishing touches – HDR, Camera Raw and Smart Objects
Colin’s secret technique for working with the tools in Adobe Camera Raw with a tone mapped image and some creative moves
Photomatix Tone mapping
Using the Details Enhancer panel for a stylized tone mapping look
Photomatix Tone Compressor
Using the Photomatix Tone Compressor panel for a natural looking HDR tone map
Photomatix Pro Overview
Overview of Photomatix Pro, which is a stand alone application that allows batch processing and more
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