HDR Weekly : Keep It Simple
December 23, 2010
This weeks HDR Tip is all about keeping things simple. Here’s a few points:
- HDR photographs doesn’t have to surrealistic or fantasy like looking images, maybe that’s the reason why some consider it as fake or out of this world. HDR photos can be simple and at the same time, striking. Like everything else in photography, it’s all about light and how you control it. When creating HDR images it might be a good idea to keep it simple, which goes to my next tip:
- Don’t over do it. HDR is a tool that we can use to bring our photos to life. We use it to bring out the details, highlights and shadows to our photographs making it look beautiful and stunning.
- Canon Rebel XS 10.1M
- Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II VC
- Vanguard SBH-300 Large-Format Magnesium Alloy Ballhead with Two Onboard Bubble Levels
- Dolica AX620B100 62-Inch Proline Tripod Legs
Software I used to process this photos:
- Adobe Photoshop CS5 – For enhancing the photos and reducing some of the noise.
- Photomatix Pro – For merging and creating the high dynamic range photos.
- Topaz Adjust 4 – A Photoshop Plugin to enhance the details you see in my photos.
I hope you find todays HDR Tip helpfull. For question and suggestions please don’t hesitate to post a comment below.