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Course Duration: 3 Hours - 30 Lessons
In this High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography Training Video, expert trainer, digital guru, and photographer Andy Anderson takes you through the process of shooting and processing HDR images. HDR techniques allow you to capture a better photography representation of the intensity levels found in scenes, and can produce the most amazing images you have ever seen.
Covering the complete process from camera to output, this training video is built for someone who has no HDR experience whatsoever. Andy starts by explaining exactly what HDR is, but quickly moves into the details of taking your shots, and the techniques involved there. After the pictures are taken, you will of course have to know how to merge and manipulate them to create your HDR image - Andy has you covered. Using Photomatix you will learn to tone map, deal with missing exposure data, and remove ghosts in your merge. Andy teaches you how to work around the many pitfalls you could run into with HDR, all for he purpose of creating the best High Dynamic Range photographs that you could want.
By the conclusion of this computer based training video on High Dynamic Range Photography, you will be fully versed in what HDR is, and how to create your own HDR images. With over 2 GB of working files - including raw images to practice your own HDR techniques on, you will be able to follow along with Andy Anderson step by step as he teaches you how to create HDR images.
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|Section 1: Introduction To High Dynamic Range Photography|
Working Files - Download These First
Photo Restoration vs Manipulation
Working With The Exercise Files
|Section 2: From Camera To Preprocessing|
From Camera to Computer
From Card To Computer
Getting your Images Organized
The Best HDR Image Format
Saving HDR Images For The Long Haul
|Section 3: Getting The Shot|
Shoot - Do Not Shoot
Having The Right Equipment
Moving Beyond The Camera Controls
|Section 4: Single Shot HDR|
Extending Dynamic With Gradients
Making Masks To Control Exposure
Using Fill Lights To Adjust Shadows
Making Three Images From A Single Raw Image
Using Photomatix To Tone Map An Image
|Section 5: Processing High Dynamic Images|
HDR In Adobe Merge To HDR ProPreview
Tone Mapping In Photomatrix
Tone Compressing in Photomatrix
Handling Missing Exposure Data
Exposure Fusion In Photomatrix
Using Merge To HDR Pro To Align Images
Removing Ghosts In Merge To HDR Pro
Removing Ghosts In Photomatrix
|Section 6: Putting On The Ritz|
Handling Excessive Noise
Dealing With Chromatic Aberration
Bringing Pop To A Dull ImagePreview
Consolidating HDR With Other Images
HDR With Black And White Images
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