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February 2, 2009

The Nikonians On Location #52 - HDR-2

More HDR, this time concentrating on the process and the software. Martin addresses some of the common problems found in HDR's - misalignment, ghosting and halos - and gives advice on avoiding them. The show ends with some references to further reading, online and off.

Click here to download Nikonians On Location Podcast #52 (NPC-OL-2009-02-02; 34:17; 31.4MB, MP3 format).

Show Notes: February 02, 2009

Find much more on HDR in books and online. Rocky Nook titles:

- Practical HDRI by Jack Howard

- Photographic Multishot Techniques by Juergen Gulbins and Rainer Gulbins

- Mastering High Dynamic Range Photography by Michael Freeman

Some online resources:

- The Nikonians Advanced HRD Technique forum

- Stuck in Customs HDR tutorial

- Naturescapes HDR and panorama tutorial


- Photomatix

- Rocky Nook here (D300)

The sound file:

  1. Intro
  2. IKEA-shooting
  3. The steps
  4. The programs
  5. Tone mapping
  6. Bye

Video supplement:

Some expamples of different HDR-techniques, some typical errors and some screen shots from the software used.
Click here to view Nikonians On Location Video Supplement #52 (NPC-OLV-2009-02-02; 13:52; flash format)

Music used on today's show:

Bossa Rebecka performed by Eternal Jazz Project on Magnatune

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Posted by martinj at February 2, 2009 5:09 PM