HDR Photography Tips for Post Processing

Tony Sweet
Duration:   8  mins

Post production instructor, Tony Sweet, has captured the HDR images in the old prison room under difficult lighting conditions. “It’s my favorite room in the prison,” Tony explains, “because of the various light sources and colors.” The next step is processing the mixed light.

You will learn tone mapping in the Photomatix software. Tony starts with the default setting, and then works with the various tools: strength, color saturation, contrast, white and black points, and luminosity. You will also learn about the importance of light smoothing to emphasize detail and mood. Says Tony, “In HDR processing, the main task is to go for dramatic shadows and quality of light.”

Pull up your post production chair, and follow Tony Sweet who shows you the intricacies of processing mixed light in HDR.


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