A Complete HDR Workflow


I’ve put together a complete lesson on creating High Dynamic Range panoramic photos.  This video tutorial walks you through a few different tools to try out.
I’ll show you how to:

  • Organize multiple HDR photos
  • Use Photoshop’s built-in toolset
  • Use Adobe Camera Raw to pre-process raw files before the merge
  • Align images and reduce noise and ghosting
  • Create a batch process with Photomatix
  • Enhance images with tone maps and fusion
  • Browse preset looks to find a good starting point
  • Choose the right bit depth
  • Repair white balance issues
  • Stitch the panoramic photo with Photomerge
  • Enhance with a Curves adjustment
  • Crop to a finished size
  • Fill in gaps in the photo

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