HDR and Photoshop (CS5 – CC) SECOND EDITION
Have you ever looked at a stunning HDR image and wondered, “how did they do that?” Wonder no more! This video will serve as your easy to follow and informative guide to the world of HDR. You will be getting results better than you dreamed of with maximum ease. Colin explains in Plain-English all you need to get going in HDR. All new and expanded for Photoshop CS5 and Photomatix 4.
When used correctly the 32 bit tools in Photoshop will enable you to create drop-dead gorgeous images with effortless ease. Learn everything from completely natural to jaw-dropping surrealistic looks. You will also learn some clever tricks that will enable you to boost the dynamic punch of Low Dynamic images. You’ll be able to supercharge any image with this bag of tricks in your arsenal.
HDR (High Dynamic Range) is not just a trend. It’s the future of Photography. Get a jump start on the newest Photographic technology with this 4 hour indepth guide and learn why as well as how!
Extending the Dynamic Range of any photograph
Split Neutral Density effect
Double process a photo to bring out the full detail in the sky and the foreground.
Masks and Adjustment Layers
Use adjustment layers and masks to paint on dynamic range and detail where you want it
Extending Shadow Highlight
Use the Shadow/Highlight adjustment to bring out the full dynamic range in a photograph without washing it out
Pseudo HDR, Single image Tone mapping
Pseudo HDR Explained
What is a Pseudo HDR? How can we make a single image resemble a tone mapped HDR?
Pseudo HDR in Photoshop
Using the tools that have been in Photoshop for a number of years to simulate HDR from a single image
Multi Image HDR
Merge to 32 bit HDR
Creating a 32 bit file from separate bracketed photos. What Colin calls an HDR Negative
Full workflow for Photoshop HDR
A dry run all the way from start to finish to gain an understanding of how to create HDR in Photoshop
Working with Photomatix
Photomatix Tone Compressor
Using the Photomatix Tone Compressor panel for a natural looking HDR tone map