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Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography

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Since the days of the first photographs, artists have used various techniques to extend the range of lights and darks in their photos. Photographic masters such as Ansel Adams and Edward Weston spent countless hours burning and dodging their prints to create images with extended dynamic range.

With the advent of digital photography, new horizons in extending dynamic range
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 24th 2012 by Amphoto Books (first published January 1st 2012)
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Nancy De flon
Dec 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Whether he is writing a book, giving a webinar, or (presumably, though I have no direct experience of this) teaching a workshop, certain things are consistently true about Harold Davis:
1. He is a skilled, enthusiastic, even passionate teacher.
2. He communicates very clearly.
In Harold Davis you have a mentor, a friend who loves what he does and is eager to share it with you so that you can enjoy doing it as well. And he does this in a clear, informal writing style that never degenerates into cond
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Since the days of the first photographs, artists have used various techniques to extend the range of lights and darks in their photos. Photographic masters such as Ansel Adams and Edward Weston spent countless hours burning and dodging their prints to create images with extended dynamic range.

With the advent of digital photography, new horizons in extending dynamic range are possible. HDR techniques now make it easy to extend the dynamic range of an image well beyond the capability of the human
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Liang Gang Yu
Jan 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is a nice my written book that demonstrates a wide range of tools and techniques to create HDR photos. It gives great examples on a wide selection of subjects, provides workable instructions. It is great book for beginners as well as middle level photographer.
Max
Dec 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Great book illustrating the concepts of HDR. Approaches the techniques of capturing for HDR and also the different types of processing one can do to create an HDR image. Very informative.
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Harold Davis is widely recognized as a leading contemporary photographer and artist. He is also the author of more than 30 books, including Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography from Amphoto/Random House and Photographing Flowers: Exploring Macro Worlds with Harold Davis which is published by Focal Press, and has been called "one of the most beautiful books ever ...more
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“Making photos that are as capable as the human eye is a very big deal. And when using HDR, the extended dynamic range can even go beyond what the human eye can perceive, creating images that have never been possible before. This means that with your photos and HDR, the world can be seen in an entirely new way.” 2 likes
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