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MalVeauX
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Jan 10, 2016 23:07 |  #1921

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #17853340 (external link)
Sometimes I go through the HDR process and for what reason? Here is an example. Even now I ask myself why I bracketed
this shot. F1.8, is there are reason to process HDR/Tone Mapping/Exposure blending at such large apertures?
I suppose I was stuck with the challenge (self imposed) of doing the best I could with a boring subject, I mean a rake is a plow is a how is a part of harvester.....

Sure, I've done it at wide aperture, it depends on what you're interested in capturing. If everything in the background of that harvester was blown out white, even if it was just blur, it would just look like white nothing. So even HDR is useful there, to give some body and color and texture to that blur, instead of just blown out white or something. Especially at wide aperture.

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Jan 11, 2016 05:36 |  #1922

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #17852957 (external link)
Thanks Stiga :)

Walking around Moline, we should be shooting eagles but they are so few of them it's not to worry with--so into the ice cream
parlor. Natural? Hmmmm. HDR? Definitely. Pleasing to the eye? You tell me-

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MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #17853340 (external link)
Sometimes I go through the HDR process and for what reason? Here is an example. Even now I ask myself why I bracketed
this shot. F1.8, is there are reason to process HDR/Tone Mapping/Exposure blending at such large apertures?
I suppose I was stuck with the challenge (self imposed) of doing the best I could with a boring subject, I mean a rake is a plow is a how is a part of harvester.....

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CSqL​j7] (external link)Implement de Farm (external link) by MedicineMan4040 (external link), on Flickr

I'm not sure about the first one. I would like to compare it with a straight shot before passing judgement. OTOH, the farm implement is fantastic HDR, I love it :-)


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Jan 11, 2016 06:43 |  #1923

Fair enough Stiga :)

Here is one of the brackets-

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Jan 11, 2016 07:09 as a reply to MedicineMan4040's post |  #1924

Thanks. Obviously you needed HDR :-)


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Jan 11, 2016 07:29 |  #1925

An old pano

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Jan 11, 2016 07:36 |  #1926

OK Stiga here is another proper use of HDR, I hope you agree.
The giant windows were blowing out everything, bracketing to the rescue.
Another from the John Deere Pavilion-

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Jan 11, 2016 11:17 |  #1927

Stiga wrote in post #17853569 (external link)
An old pano

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Love this one!




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Jan 11, 2016 13:14 |  #1928

Stogie1020 wrote in post #17853784 (external link)
Love this one!

Good of you to say so. There is a barley crop in the foreground and some of the southern peaks of the Scottish Highlands.


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Jan 12, 2016 01:30 |  #1929

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Jan 12, 2016 03:35 as a reply to 82NoMe's post |  #1930

Quite the beautiful beach and outstanding capture.


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Jan 14, 2016 13:42 |  #1931

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/BPtD​wF] (external link)Firth of the Forth (external link) by Jeremy Kuek (external link), on Flickr

Visited this bridge near Edinburgh Scotland which looks a bit like the golden gate bridge. HDR to bring details of the bridge and sky colours in check with a slight dehaze applied in LR6

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Ben ­ in ­ San ­ Diego
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Jan 14, 2016 23:14 |  #1932

Here's my try at natural looking hdr.

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Jan 15, 2016 09:58 |  #1933

^Nice shot! It's cool how the water in the foreground has an almost metallic look to it.




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Jan 15, 2016 11:05 as a reply to post 13779586 |  #1934

I agree as it looks over "processed".




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Jan 15, 2016 11:06 as a reply to post 13783259 |  #1935

Beautiful colors!




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