HDR v2.0 or improved HDR – part 3 – Windows and Linux script differences

How to make a script interactive ? In the HDR script I made, most parameters – and especialy for Luminance – are pre set. The only reason is because they work for me, and the output is most to my liking. But sometimes I, and probably you to, want to…

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HDR v2.0 or improved HDR – part 2 – the script

The Script, the Profiles and the How To ( Linux ) : Make or open a ( preferebly ) empty folder to develop the HDR Create document in this folder ( right click in folder, create document ) -> empty file Choose apropriate filename for it ( in my case…

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HDR v2.0 or improved HDR

Updated 9 nov. 2016 Why HDR v2.0 ? HDR, you either like it or you don’t, but if you do, there seems to be a very big difference in what photographers find good or bad HDR. I have been making HDR’s for a few years now, and in that time…

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Photography Workflow on Linux – Software

Coming from Windows, Linux software installation is a bit disappointing. Let’s take RawTherpee for example, in Windows choose 32 or 64 bit, choose (any) version, download – double click and install by RT build in installer – nothing to it. And then i didn’t even mention the fact that it’s…

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Making pictures on a rainy day – or how to get an interesting picture on a rainy day.

Even thru a window when its raining, it’s possible to shoot something to have fun with. Following two pictures are not that great on themselves, but fused together, and converted to HDR, they make a whole new interesting picture. Both pictures are taken out of hand – no tripod !…

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How to get the best of HDR and a normal exposed image ?

Many people do not like to see HDR and its surrealistic unreal images. But there is no other way to get those details in lighter and darker parts in some images. The problem is not to overdo the HDR effect ( guilty as charged 🙂 ) But there is another…

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RawTherapee as part of a Workflow – sending pictures from R.T. to another program

Did you know that you can send pictures from Rawtherapee to almost any other application ? And this at any time in your developing process ? Well it can. And it is very useful ! Open “preferences” in RawTherapee – an equalizer icon at the bottom left. Tab “General” ->…

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“Die Hard” HDR’s possible with Open Source Software ?

See also @ Flickr : https://www.flickr.com/photos/pentaxianbelgium/16878789781/ Yard cranes. Yet another “die hard” HDR. Partly developed with RawTherapee 4.2.73 HC ( Hald CLUT – http://www.digicrea.be/downloads/my-downloads/ ) to TIFF – only exposure and auto levels. Sometimes i use the graduated filter to make the sky more dramatic, and start tone mapping before…

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A different HDR software comparison

I had my first contact with HDR about 7/8 years ago. With HDR it’s just you like it or you don’t. I liked it alot. Mind blowing colors and the striking details were the things that attracted me the most. So, not really photo-realistic, but more surreal was my thing.…

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HDR images, how they are made.

HDR images, how they are made. Three types of creating HDR images explained. The standard bracketing technique. HDR from one image. And the one with the most advantages : Software Exposure Correction. Read the full article @ my workshop : http://www.digicrea.be/workshop/how-to-create-an-hdr/ Toolkit for this workshop : a camera with RAW capability…

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