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Re: HDR
« Reply #20 on: June 22, 2013, 01:42:02 pm »
OK eksdom, wat is HDR?
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Re: HDR
« Reply #21 on: June 22, 2013, 03:00:02 pm »
"High Dynamic Range"
Take at least 3 photos at different darknesses and combines them to show detail in the shadows and heavy sunlight areas.
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Re: HDR
« Reply #22 on: June 22, 2013, 04:35:52 pm »
Gewoon - 1 foto



HDR - 3 fotos

 

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Re: HDR
« Reply #23 on: June 22, 2013, 10:48:03 pm »
Looks Gr8 Dual :thumleft: :thumleft: How do you do it & what program do you use??
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Re: HDR
« Reply #24 on: June 22, 2013, 11:02:36 pm »
Dont mean to offend anyone but coming from a non educated camera user............I like normal natural photo's, al these enhanced  pics whatever you use looks unnatural and like an advert for some or other product.  :-\ I like a pic to look close to the same as if you were there.
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Re: HDR
« Reply #25 on: June 23, 2013, 07:34:03 am »
Looks Gr8 Dual :thumleft: :thumleft: How do you do it & what program do you use??

Photomatix - @ $ 99.00 - quite expensive, but I like it, each to his own

http://www.hdrsoft.com/

Take multiple photographs at varying exposure levels (brackets) -2, 0, +2

Merge the photos into an HDR image

Adjust the settings to get the look you want: from natural-looking with Exposure Fusion to painterly or surreal with Tone Mapping
 

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Re: HDR
« Reply #26 on: June 23, 2013, 10:06:42 am »
Looks Gr8 Dual :thumleft: :thumleft: How do you do it & what program do you use??

Photomatix - @ $ 99.00 - quite expensive, but I like it, each to his own

http://www.hdrsoft.com/

Take multiple photographs at varying exposure levels (brackets) -2, 0, +2

Merge the photos into an HDR image

Adjust the settings to get the look you want: from natural-looking with Exposure Fusion to painterly or surreal with Tone Mapping

Thanks for that info :thumleft: By "taking multiple photos".... you obviously mean "taking of the same thing"....that part makes sence to me.....but would you need to make sure you're using a tripod to take these multiple shots & changing your exposure....all the while making sure you keep the camera DEAD Still ;)

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Re: HDR
« Reply #27 on: June 23, 2013, 10:11:40 am »
Buildings and stationary stuff, just try to point at the same point, program remove "ghosts"

People must try to stay in the same position, so it's a posed photo

But you can do some magic with just one photo as well

All my shots without a tripod

I quite like it, but to many it's not appealing

 

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Re: HDR
« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2013, 10:15:42 am »
Dont mean to offend anyone but coming from a non educated camera user............I like normal natural photo's, al these enhanced  pics whatever you use looks unnatural and like an advert for some or other product.  :-\ I like a pic to look close to the same as if you were there.


IMHO......Yes & NO.

There are indeed times when after you have taken a photo of something or a place....& there is just no way that the camera can capture truly actually what you see (due to light sensitivity/settings on the camera. ets) Often you do need to do slight adjustments to some of the settings to get to the REAL thing so to say... ;)

w.r.t. HDR..... some photos that have been "doctored" a bit too much.....can often look a pit "plastic".....but IMHO....the example of these photos that Dual has done.....truly look so much better, fresh & inviting :thumleft: :thumleft: IMHO...good example of using Gr8 tools to make something Good....far BETTER ;) ;D :thumleft:
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Re: HDR
« Reply #29 on: June 23, 2013, 10:32:58 am »
The pics on this thread, although very very beautiful, somehow seems unnatural. Some of them almost seem like paintings rather than photos?

My camera has an HDR function. It works well to photograph interiors of cars, but that's about all I use it for. Somehow on "normal" photos it just doesn't look "right". Beautiful, yes. Natural, no.

In the Something Else Restaurant photo I prefer the top one. The bottom one looks nicer maybe, but when I stand there in real life the actual scene would look closer to the top photo than the bottom. The border around the 2nd photo makes it seem even more like a painting rather than a photo.
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Re: HDR
« Reply #30 on: June 23, 2013, 10:37:55 am »
Painting with a camera  :biggrin:
 

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Re: HDR
« Reply #31 on: June 23, 2013, 11:00:26 am »
I think if a RR is done and all the photos are like this it could be very very nice. Almost like an "illustrated" story of the ride. It's a style of photography just like you get styles of writing. So I'm not "for" or "against" it. It has a place. But one or two such pics between normal pics would look "unnatural" or "fake" and won't fit in. It's too obvious that they are manipulated.



I am not sure if this pic is HDR, but if it is I think this is what HDR is for.



Still looks natural.
 

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Re: HDR
« Reply #32 on: June 23, 2013, 11:36:03 am »
I dig HDR pics, need to learn how to do them...
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Re: HDR
« Reply #33 on: June 23, 2013, 11:52:06 am »
I dig HDR pics, need to learn how to do them...

Check out this link that Dual gave earlier :thumleft: Some pretty nice info there.

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http://www.hdrsoft.com/

Take multiple photographs at varying exposure levels (brackets) -2, 0, +2

Merge the photos into an HDR image

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Re: HDR
« Reply #34 on: June 23, 2013, 06:15:42 pm »
Ok, learnt how today, now to play around with some pics........ 8)
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Re: HDR
« Reply #35 on: June 23, 2013, 06:43:36 pm »
Ok, learnt how today, now to play around with some pics........ 8)

Looking forward to seeing your results ;)  ;D
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Re: HDR
« Reply #36 on: June 23, 2013, 07:25:50 pm »
Ok, learnt how today, now to play around with some pics........ 8)

Looking forward to seeing your results ;)  ;D

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Re: HDR
« Reply #37 on: June 23, 2013, 08:24:35 pm »
what is wrong with a normal pic, the way we see it
 

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Re: HDR
« Reply #38 on: June 23, 2013, 08:49:55 pm »
Ok, learnt how today, now to play around with some pics........ 8)

Looking forward to seeing your results ;)  ;D

Next test bike I get, I will play around...

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Re: HDR
« Reply #39 on: June 23, 2013, 10:24:40 pm »
what is wrong with a normal pic, the way we see it
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It's like buying a standard motorcycle, it just HAS to be modified..... :biggrin:

I was amazed at what can be done, just to enhance the detail, amazing what is not normally seen....
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