my first correctly done HDR (i think)

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  1. cosmoepic

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    heres the original

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    and the HDR
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    would love to hear thoughts im pretty happy with how it looks!
     
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    HDR really needs 3 different exposures. You did create an HDR image out of that shot but try with 3 differently exposed images. Watch the noise in the shot. Get a tripod out and shoot at a really low ISO 100. With the tripod you wont need to worry about the shutter speed.
     
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    I think you went a bit too far. It looks kinda fake. There's also a lot of noise. What EV setting did you use?
    Edit: You used a single exposure?
     
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    it is 3 different exposures i didnt wanna post all 3 since itll be huge -2 0 +2 tripod was used

    just checked iso was like 800 which explains the noise
     
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    i wanted the fake look i was going for dramatic effect
     
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    It definitely has that trademark HDR look. Now just tone down the dramatic effect and you have a nice picture.

    Lookin good!
     
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    If you were going for that effect great job. But A tru HDR image looks realistic not cartoony. but the shot looks nice
     
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    although i like how the first one came out i like the "fake" look but is this one better? more realistic atleast?

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    The second one is much better. It has good HDR quality still a little bit of the cartoonish look but not to bad really.
     
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    thanks!
     
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    here is my HDR, in the real world, I would never be able to get the log cabin and the mountain in the same exposure in one shot. This is a combo of about 8 pictures.

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