Old 08-17-2007, 12:28 AM   #1
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Does any body think this is poor image quality?
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Old 08-17-2007, 12:30 AM   #2
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Looks like an HDR image.
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Old 08-17-2007, 12:31 AM   #3
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Looks like an HDR image.
What do you mean HDR Image?
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Old 08-17-2007, 12:34 AM   #4
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High Dynmaic Range.

Or, you really worked the shadow/highlights tool in photoshop. Something about the lighting just looks that way.
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High Dynmaic Range.

Or, you really worked the shadow/highlights tool in photoshop. Something about the lighting just looks that way.
Ohh, Ok Thanks...
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Old 08-17-2007, 12:33 AM   #6
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Looks like an HDR image.
Good call, Jim! Doesn't look natural.
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HDR = high dynamic range

It's a technique for dealing with a shot where the darks and the lights are too far apart in brightness. For example, a fairly bright sky but no light on the engine. One ends up making two separate image, one exposed for the sky and one for the engine, and then merging the two. A much limited version of the same effect can be achieved through use of a shadow/highlight tool on a single image. Both techniques can be done to good or poor effect. Here, the shot does not look natural.
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Good website to learn what it is:

http://www.hdrsoft.com/

I own the Photomatix software as well. Very cool program.
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Good website to learn what it is:

http://www.hdrsoft.com/

I own the Photomatix software as well. Very cool program.
Ok, I'll try it
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