Recent HDRs

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  1. shorty6049

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    Took these yesterday, and since I dont have a specific question, i'll post them here. What do you think ?

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    They are a little darker than I like. But other than that there is some good composition, and the subjects are interesting enough to hold my attention.

    Good job.

    Brian
     
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    love #2...great moody/sinister/creepy feeling
     
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    Yup yup yup.. I was going to say the same thing :)
     
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    What she said..........

    Tony, Love the darkness... My favorite is #1. I like the sky very cool.
     
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    thanks everyone, keep up the comments, i'm glad most of you like these!
     
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    I agree with #2 being the best of the three. The background is distracting me in #1.

    Also, what exactly is HDR? I know it stands for "high dynamic range," but don't know much more than that. Is it a photo-editing technique, a type of lens, a mode on professional level SLRs (like RAW), or something else?
     
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    HDR is basically taking 2 or more photos of different exposures , and blending their best characteristics in a photo editing program. You can also use 1 RAW file to do it, (which is what i did in the first image) and just adjust the exposure up and down and save it as 3 files . Photoshop has a HDR feature, photomatix (which i used) also does it well.
     
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    http://hdrphotos.net/

    they have great tutorials on that site.


    Your HDR technique is greatly improving from the original attempts you have posted. Great job!

    So how did you do these? Red filtered B&W and then blend together? or did you blend and then turn to B&W? Very dramatic.
     
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    Beautiful! Very moody.
     
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    thanks everyone, kyle, that really means a lot to me. Basically what i did, was took pictures of things that were actually interesting or at least a little mysterious looking. no filters used, the clouds were stormy clouds so they worked well. I just did the HDR in photomatix, and then for the last two just did black and white conversion with a technique Matt Perko told me about, and the first one i just converted the red channel to BW
     
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    does anyone NOT like these? i got a lot of good comments on them, but not much criticism. (i'm fine if there isnt of course!) But if anyone has anything that they think i could improve on, please let me know!- Thanks- Tony
     

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