Advanced 32 bit HDR tutorial – Return to the Hammer House

Article by Andrew Steel For me one of the best things about HDR and especially 32bit HDR processed images is the huge scale of lighting that can be captured whilst still retaining crisp well defined features. Nowhere is this truer than when shooting inside dimly lit buildings where the main light source is the daylight pouring in...

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Lightroom-based HDR fun from the past!

Article by Garry George As all of us know we can have great fun revisiting ‘old’ images and applying our new post-processing tools and techniques. In this short note, I wish to share with you the work flow that I have arrived at, that allows me to quickly (re)explore single RAW or JPEG images using the new 32-bit HDR tools we...

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Software – What do You need?

Dec 02, 12 Software – What do You need?

Posted by in 32 Bit Images, Tutorials

“What software do I need?” That was a question I was asked the other day after going through a tutorial of several different methods that I use for generating images. The first was a simple blend in Photomatix and then finished off in Lightroom. The next was how to create a 32 bit tif in Photoshop and then use Lightroom to bring...

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Photoshop 32 bit HDR editing – The Crypt

Oct 15, 12 Photoshop 32 bit HDR editing – The Crypt

Posted by in 32 Bit Images, Articles, Tutorials

In the last article I covered general things that I do when photographing churches and cathedrals, and how easy it is because generally I am just trying to portray the beauty that is already there. This time were going down into the depths of the crypt at Gloucester cathedral and what I am looking to do here is convey a feeling of...

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32 bit HDR file editing; is this goodbye to tone mapping?

Aug 19, 12 32 bit HDR file editing; is this goodbye to tone mapping?

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This is something that was mentioned to me a few weeks ago, a process of taking the blended images that are generated by HDR programs but instead of running them though the tone mapping stage take that image directly into Lightroom and process it from there, sounds simple eh? Well actually it is far too simple and it gives fabulous...

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