A World in HDR by Trey Ratcliff

By Trey Ratcliff

Excessive dynamic variety (HDR) images permits you to trap the myriad colours and degrees of sunshine so you might see within the genuine global, and the consequences are striking images that run the gamut from great actual to surreal. discover this remarkable realm of images during the specified imaginative and prescient of popular trip photographer Trey Ratcliff. during this ebook, Trey stocks his exceptional HDR pictures in addition to all of the backstory at the adventurous conditions in their foundation. He additionally finds the thoughts he used to get the ultimate shot. The breathtaking pictures gracing those pages and the author’s real-world suggestion for shooting and manipulating photographs will motivate you to create your personal HDR magic. So Trey additionally comprises his uncomplicated and easy educational that teaches you every little thing you must comprehend to make your personal HDR images, even if you’re a newbie, novice, or specialist. a different mix of sensible and inspirational, this publication features

* a wide ranging choice of HDR photographs

* enticing motives of the way the writer completed the image

* specialist counsel for reaching gorgeous effects (and heading off universal mistakes)

* a foolproof HDR educational and software program recommendations

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They have no fear of humans, so we were able to get close to them. The horses have long hair that reminds me of the shag carpets in our house when I was growing up. I’m sure the thick layers of hair evolved from the hypercold winds whipping around the edges of the sea. I don’t shoot (take photos of ) many animals, because I find it hard to improve upon what other great animal photographers have done in the past. However, here is a tip for shooting animals. It’s kind of a lame trick, but it always works.

While it is true that most HDRs are taken with multiple exposures, that need not always be the case. The single RAW photo method of HDR is described in detail in Chapter 5. One important point I can add here, however, is to make sure that if you take a single RAW, keep the ISO as low as possible. A lot of noise can turn into a real problem when you’re trying to convert a single RAW file to an HDR. 2 PHOTOGRAPHY EVOLVES | 37 FOURTH ON LAKE AUSTIN This has always been a special photo in my portfolio for a variety of reasons.

As for the process, it was a tough night because I was up on the edge of a bridge that was rumbling as cars crossed it. I was on the edge of the bridge because I wanted to get the full vertical reflection while still capturing the scope of the lake. The evening was very windy, and there was a light driving rain flying into my lens. I had to wipe it down after every few exposures and try to cup my hands over the top during the shot. This was shot at f/4 with a 28–70mm lens. There were 3 exposures at +2, 0, and -2 in aperture priority mode.

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