A&P First time trying to execute HDRs

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  1. oliver

    oliver New Member

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    The halo's in the pics bother me a little bit but overall I like these two out of the bunch.

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    :wavey: c&c is always welcome
     
  2. i'm a hdr noob too... :hs:
     
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    how exactly are these HDR?

    I mean what in those images could you not have captured with one exposure?
     
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    post the originals
     
  7. oliver

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    They are HDR because I composed the images of three different exposures. :o
    I was just trying them out, I guess you dont like them :hsugh:
     
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    N-Word-Jim Cure for boredom

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    Why don't you use that av on POTN? :momaru:

    Oh, and I have nothing constructive to say about the images.
     
  9. jared_IRL

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    Just because you used 3 different images doesn't make it HDR.


    I'm asking what parts of those images you actually NEEDED to HDR.

    The idea behind HDR is to show detail in areas that would not be physically possible to capture in ONE exposure.

    In the images you posted, I am not seeing any more detail than I would expect to see in a SINGLE properly exposed image.

    Take, for example, the areas under the piers.... There is no detail. Which, I would expect in ONE exposure. But in an HDR image, those details should be there.

    Here are two quick examples I found that are similar to the shots you posted.

    If you'll notice in both of these images, ALL parts of the image show detail. There are no black shadow areas or white highlight areas. Thus, they show a 'higher dynamic range' than is possible in a single exposure.

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  10. OlafBeserka

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    HOLY SHIT DUDE I was there last weekend. The little pier was full of snow though.
     
  11. oliver

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    :o I know what you posted above is correct but that's why the thread title says FIRST TIME TRYING TO EXECUTE HDRs.
     
  12. Jhegro

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    why is it that on that bridge thingy on the left, the inside is lighter than the rest of the sky? almost like u missed it while using the burn tool or something
     
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    it's cool man, this is why you posted, and why I actually gave c+c...

    I mean they were valid questions, no?

    Go back to your exposures and see if you actually have the correct exposures to make this a working HDR, and add in the detail thats not there when you merge them...


    It's all a learning process!
     
  14. 1992 240SX

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    I was there shooting with a view camera last week too. NY Crew :coolugh:
     
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    geez, angry.

    Post the originals so we can see the difference. Sometimes people try to use HDR where it's not required. I wouldn't have guessed these shots were HDR if you hadn't said so.
     
  16. OlafBeserka

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    we were just there for vacation. One of my favorite places to go. My cousin just got a place in that new Avalon complex. They have a awsome view.
     
  17. oliver

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    your cousin is a ballerrrr...
    I'm gonna try to post up those originals later on tonight if anyone wants to give it a go' at the HDR
     
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    1992 240SX New Member

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    Thats awesome...one of my favorite places in NY. I always go there during the summer; you take a girl there and the view alone make the panties drop :bigthumb:

    one of my favorite shots:
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    I've posted it here a lot.
     
  19. oliver

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    I've seen that pic and I always :love: it. Great shot even though i feel it would have been tons better if you were closer and past that railing.
     

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