A&P All this talk of bad HDR....

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  1. Wheezer

    Wheezer OT Supporter

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    I thought I would post mine for you guys to laugh at.

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  2. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    Hate the last one, but the first two are ok
     
  3. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    the only "HDR" I've ever shot... it's 3 exposures hand blended in photoshop

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  4. DeepRun™

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    Last 2 from the OP are how I think HDR done right looks like. It enhances the image, but doesn't go overly surreal. Especially things like halos and glowing colors.
     
  5. tenxia

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    I like the first one a lot
     
  6. Spurious

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    The first one is made of win, however the second two compensate for the win with fail and aids.
     
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    #1 looks good. #2 is pushing it. #3 is just ridiculous.
     
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  9. Wheezer

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    :rofl:
    I actually prefer the last two to the first one. :mamoru:

    It's interesting to see the different opinions on the different looks.

    BTW they're clickable for larger versions.
     
  10. xenon supra

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    me no likey
     
  11. fatass

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    i almost heaved there.

    makes me feel like i'm in alice from wonderland or something

    i thought HDR was to make things look MORE realistic?
     
  12. Wheezer

    Wheezer OT Supporter

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    That's where you're wrong. HDR is to compensate for shitty photography skills.
     
  13. OneTwo

    OneTwo me>you OT Supporter

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    people always go overboard with HDR.

    Its not supposed to look like a cartoon. Its supposed to look like a really nice picture that you cant even tell HDR was used.
     
  14. GlobeGuy

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    Your eyes/brain has more dynamic range than your lens/sensor. So only way to duplicate how we experience a scene in certain lighting conditions is to use HDR.
     
  15. Wheezer

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    I'm kidding. I'm well aware of the range the eye has over film/sensor and the "proper" benefit of HDR. I just wanted hang with the cool kids and do some cartooning too.
     
  16. ericande

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    Guess which of these is an HDR:


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  17. GlobeGuy

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  20. DeepRun™

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    I'm going with the top 3 answers.
     
  21. fatass

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    im beginning to think this is the truth. if your photo's suck get a camera with more megapixels and then do HDR
     
  22. OneTwo

    OneTwo me>you OT Supporter

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    When your photo starts to look like a bunch of pastels, you've overdone it
     
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    Only two HDR shots I've ever done. People love the 2nd one :dunno:

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  25. hash browns

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    overdone
     

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