A&P HDR images

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  1. cor

    cor OT Supporter

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    I recently discovered HDR images and have been playing around a bunch. I have been trying photoshop cs2 as well as photomatix which has a free version as well as a pro.

    So far the only image I have that has come out is an image that doesn't have enough range in the first place. All my other images are far to noisy by my standards. I have been shooting at an ISO of 50 to try and help. I believe some post processing will be needed.

    Have any of you played around with HDR images??

    Today at lunch I have my camera with so I might try to snap some pictures durring some normal lighting hours. I'm shooting with a Canon S2 IS so I have to deal with jpeg's, nothing raw.
     
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    I made some pretty cool look HRD photos.
    Dont know any "tricks" to it except they look best when there is extrem contrasts.
    Dark Shadows & bright day skys.
    And use a tripod. Use a 4 step difference.
    The correctly exposed image doesnt make much of a difference from what I have played with.
    -2 /+2 steps seem to work just as well as -2 / 0 / +2
     
  3. cor

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    I tried -1.67 0 1.67

    I have been doing a lot of reading today and pictures with leaves or grass create a lot of noise do to the alignment procedure being so very difficult.

    I have been using a mini-tripod that is about 6"s. I'm thinking I might need to go with a full blown tripod finally.
     
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  5. cor

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    Thanks for the link
     
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    I'm not a big fan of the HDR images but some of them look pretty cool. I suppose it really just depends on the scene.
     
  7. cor

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    Here is my HDR image that had serious noise problems. I just tossed it into neat image to try and fix it.

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    wow, that looks really good :eek5:
     

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