HDR Images: Learn and share your work...

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  1. nuhni23

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    I looked up one day and I thought that this cloud looked a bit like a mustang. I grabbed my camera and this was what was left. It looked pretty good in person.
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    This HDR stuff is really neat, this is my first time really playing around with it. I haven't even heard of HDR until today.
     
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    a penny for your thoughts.....

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    A few I played around with. Yeah, I know, a little "overdone" but they're kinda cool (IMO)

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    Any thoughts/suggestions??

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    DarkFireGT Playing with my wife's really makes me want one.
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    Other than being a little desaturated, I really like that one. The composition is great, and it's not overcooked.
     
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    I have never heard of this method but it looks amazing. What program do you guys use to "merge" the pictures. How exactly do you do this? Take different pictures at different exposures and use a program to "merge" them? Do you focus on certain aspects of the picture for each photo... (example, focus on the sky in one pic, focus lets say on a car for another and on the background for another?) thanks, i really appreciate your help!
     
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  8. DarkFireGT

    DarkFireGT Playing with my wife's really makes me want one.
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    Read through the thread from the beginning. It's been covered in depth. :nice:
     
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  9. Steel Horse

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    Hey Dark, do you need a pretty robust computer to run the HDR program or will most computers run it fine? The reason I ask is I would like to try doing some of this stuff but I don't want to go out and spend a bunch of money just to find out it isn't my cup of tea. Also how do you like the Nikon compared to the Cannon? My old camera died on me and I'm going SLR this time.
     
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  10. DarkFireGT

    DarkFireGT Playing with my wife's really makes me want one.
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    Processing time will obviously be faster on a better computer, but as long as you have at least a gig of ram, you shouldn't have much trouble. Again, these programs have free trials so give it a shot and if it doesn't work fast enough for you, you haven't wasted your money.

    Canon and Nikon is a complete preference thing. I recommend getting them both in your hands and seeing which one feels better and has controls that seem natural to you. Image quality-wise, they're very similar. I personally use Canon. No reason really. That's just what I started with, mostly because I've had great luck with their printers.
     
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    do you need to use a SLR camera or can you use say a nikon cool pix camera?
     
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  12. DarkFireGT

    DarkFireGT Playing with my wife's really makes me want one.
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    Technically, you can do it with any camera. But you need a very solid tripod if your camera doesn't have AEB (auto exposure bracketing), otherwise you will have to change the exposure manually and you can't have camera movement or the HDR won't come out right.
     
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    heres my second attempt. took some pics while washing my GT and this is what i came up with. using my nikon cool pix camera.
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    just downloaded that program u recommended and figured id post mine up, never done a hdr photo before

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  15. DarkFireGT

    DarkFireGT Playing with my wife's really makes me want one.
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    Very nice first attempt.
     
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    thanks i really want to get one of these programs, i think so far i like artizen the best, my photoshop is starting to bore me anyway, need something more fun like hdr
     
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    First attempt. Just a quick edit with photoshop but I kinda like it. I'll try it again when the weather clears up and find somewhere more open with less trees if any at all haha

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  18. kooldawg6

    kooldawg6 mine works really well and can take a fair amount

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    Nice pic! I like tree reflections if it was the focal point. I like making the reflections the main focal point. Sometimes that's quite fun to do:D

    :OT: but here are a couple of reflection shots I've taken. HDR will make them stand out even more.
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    Not a very good picture but this is a psuedo HDR. Thought it was cool how much came out in the hood.
     

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    Bodie Island Lighthouse, right Kool?
     
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