Tag: hdr imaging

Create Realistic and Artistic HDR Photographs

It’s been quite sometime since I did a post, especially in the hdr section of my site. I have been really busy at work for the past few weeks, but thankfully I had a little weekend break. HDR or High Dynamic Range, is an excellent photographers tool if use right. Some people may tend to […]

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One Foggy Morning. Day 10.

Taken this morning when I out to run, it was still foggy on some areas, on my way back I saw this trash can in the park, I set my little camera on to take multiple exposure shots, then blend it in photoshop and this is what I was able to make for day 10. […]

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Córdoba By Fernando Marrón Carvajal

“Córdoba ” By Fernando Marrón Carvajal This picture was taken in Córdoba during a rainy day. I figured it would be a great opportunity to get a nice HDR made with 5 exposures, 2 of them taken with a ND8 cokin filter to get this effect on the sky and blended with photomatix. After that […]

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HDR Weekly : Keep It Simple

The S Dillon Ripley Center along Jefferson Drive Southwest in Washington DC by SimplyNess 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 […]

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The House II A Photo by Stefan J.

“The House II” by Stefan J. ”This home is located on a road that lies between two villages one in which my grandma lives. I often pass along this route but I don’t often find the time and courage to photograph this house. But when I finally had the courage, the weather isn’t so permitting […]

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Having Fun In The Streets with HDR

It’s been a really busy, crazy week for me. I know, this should have been posted yesterday and I apologize. Finally I’ve managed to process some photos I took at Georgetown in DC during the Georgetown Merriment last weekend. It was fun but really hard to move around because of the cold weather, it was […]

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Part II – Testing Luminance HDR 2.0.1 – Free HDR Imaging Software.

Read Part I here: Ok, after using Luminance for a week I find it to be a great HDR tool, with it’s current feature set and capabilities, I can honestly tell that it’s tone mapping capabilities is better than the tone mapping capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CS5, and other free hdr softwares like Picturenaut and […]

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Testing Qtpfsgui/Luminance HDR 2.0.1 – Free HDR Imaging Software.

HDR Image of George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, VA Here’s another alternative free HDR imaging software for people who want to create HDR images but can’t afford those popular but pricey Photomatix Pro 4 and Adobe Photoshop CS5. I have just installed the latest version of Luminance HDR, Ver. 2.0.1 and I noticed that […]

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Black and White HDR, Really? Yes HDR can be in Black and White.

7-Eleven from Across the Street I’m really into HDR lately, Yeah baby!!!, and this week, I’m experimenting on Black and White HDR, you can see all of them here at the blogs at Simplyness.Com. When I started doing HDR, I said to myself that it would be a waste to convert this beautiful range of […]

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Best Subject for HDR Photography

Creating an HDR Photograph isn’t an exact science and for me there isn’t one best subject for HDR photography and finding a subject for any type of photography isn’t easy, same is true with HDR. Here are a few suggestions on what to keep an eye for: Tunnels with ample lights. Industrial Locations Cloud Formations […]

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HDR Wednesday : Software I Use for My HDR Work

Fall Foliage HDR. Last Wednesday I gave some tips on Camera Settings. Today, I’m going to tell you which software I use and which software I’ve tried so you can choose which one will suit your needs and your budget, but let me tell you right now, if you can afford Adobe Photoshop CS5 and […]

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HDR Wednesday’s : HDR Camera Settings and Fall Foliage HDR Images

3 exposure settings. -2,0,+2, Aperture set at f/9. Last Wednesday I gave a short introduction to HDR, today’s post is about Camera Settings, how to set your to capture HDR Photos.

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HDR Wednesday : HDR Primer

Sample HDR Photo of row boats. What is HDR? HDR or High Dynamic Range is a post processing technique that involves taking multiple photos of a scene using different exposures, darkest(under expose), normal exposure, and lightest(over expose) and later combining them together to achieve the so called high dynamic range which is not visible with […]

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Smithsonian Metro Station – HDR using Photoshop CS3

Photo of the Smithsonian Metro Station 1200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20004. This Station is named for its proximity to the Smithsonian Institution’s Museums and is also closed to the Washington Monument. This station serves the Blue and Orange Lines and the planned Silver Line. This simple HDR was processed using Adobe Photoshop CS3.

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Department of Agriculture – First HDR Photo Using Photoshop CS3

Photo of the Department of Agriculture. Independence Ave Washington DC This is my first attempt to create an HDR image so bear with me. What is HDR? HDR which means High Dynamic Range, is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of luminances between the lightest and darkest areas of an image […]

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