Practicing HDR's

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  1. Mainiac

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    Recently i've been trying my hand at HDR's. I download the trial version of Photomatix. (hence the watermarks) And these are some of my more decent shots. I would love to get any feedback, good or bad, on these photos.

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    Very nice. I like that it looks more natural!! It makes the colors pop. I love it.
     
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    I think they all look great.. looks like its time to cough up the dough to buy the program.. :) Great job.
     
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    I agree, they are all very good.
     
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    #4 and #5 are my favorite. I'm a little sad to see the compression in some of them but still great pictures.
     
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    thats a good looking experiment :)
    I really like the first one, groovy colors and stuff.
     
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    yeah, looks like a lot of fun..
    1 is very busy, kinda hard to judge, I dont think they lend themselves to display very well all compressed like that.
    I like 4 & 5 most, the colours are nicer, 2 & 3 are a bit ott for me.
    You might want to check your lining up, the last one is great but it seems at least at the tree trunk bottom, to be out of alignment, or it could just be artifacts...dunno.
    Its tough to crunch these detailed pics down and keep them smooth.
     
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    I've used PhotoMatix too but always seem to get grainer shots. Could you share your post-processing you do or sequence of events to do these with PhotoMatix?

    Thanks,
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    they look great. That program works very well.
     
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    Thanks everyone!:thumbup:


    I hear ya, lately when I resize my photos I get compression artifacts.

    Thanks for your honesty. I appreciate it.:thumbup: I see what you mean on #5 I believe the ghosting came from the leaves of a small tree at the base.


    I'm not sure if I can help you any, but I know that the times I had problem with grain was the result of having my ISO too high when I took the pictures.
     

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