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Tim Conway
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      10-26-2012

"Alfred Molon" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Just curious - who is using HDR, for instance when a scene has too much
> dynamic range?
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This was shot with a Nikon D200 with 3 bracket exposures of -1.5, 0.0, +1.5
if I remember correctly. It was then processed in Photomatix Pro from the
raw files.

http://www.pbase.com/shootin/image/116995092





 
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Tim Conway
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      10-27-2012

"Savageduck" <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote in message
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> On 2012-10-27 09:50:14 -0700, Alfred Molon <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
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>> In article <k6f67k$moe$(E-Mail Removed)>, Tim Conway says...
>>> This was shot with a Nikon D200 with 3 bracket exposures of -1.5, 0.0,
>>> +1.5
>>> if I remember correctly. It was then processed in Photomatix Pro from
>>> the
>>> raw files.
>>>
>>> http://www.pbase.com/shootin/image/116995092

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>> It looks a bit unnatural. I don't know how to explain it, but the image
>> has this typical HDR look. If done well, an HDR image should have a
>> natural look.

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> That is very typical of Photomatix Pro HDR processing, it has a tendency
> to over-cook the HRD to get that sort of result. There is a far higher
> degree of subtlety atainable with NIK HDR Efex Pro 2. I have both, and it
> is tough to get a result which could be called "natural" with Photomatix.
>

Thanks for your comments. I'll have to try that NIK sometime - after I
upgrade my pc etc.


 
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