Tag: tone mapping

Add a Little Drama to the Scene

This one is from the archived. This was an old photo I made back in 2009. It was shot by my first DSLR, the Canon Rebel XS with the EF-S 18-55mm Kit lens. I used my all time favorite photoshop plugin, Topaz Detail, to add drama by extracting more detail from the original canon raw […]

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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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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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HDR Saves the Day. The BLH Approach(Bracket Like Hell).

Above Photo is the George Washington Masonic Memorial Temple in Alexandria, Virginia It was a crappy weekend, it was dark, the sky was all grey, flat, no cloud formations, I think I had a short glimpse of the sun, in other words, not really a good time to shoot beautiful landscape.

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Tone Mapping the Old Tunnel

Tunnel underneath the Old Town Alexandria King Street Amtrak Union Station. Taken with a Sony DSC-T20

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Blizzard Aftermath

Taken on Sunday Feb. 7, 2010, day after the Blizzard. Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Lens : Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 SP XR Di II VC (Vibration Compensation) Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras Exposure : 1/200sec at F11 Focal Length : 50mm ISO : 100 Mode : Aperture Priority […]

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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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