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Old 07-20-2009
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Took an HDR picture of my truck...

well, half of it anyways. :P

sorry about the watermark, its the trial edition. haha

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Don't you mean you converted a normal picture into HDR
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i think it looks cool
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damn that looks awsome
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yeah, I think its pretty cool.
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so you took a picture and messed with it in photoshop? cool!
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no, I mean I took 3 of the same picture but at 3 different exposures then used photomatix to merge them into an hdr image. But it technically isnt a real hdr image because you need a special type of screen to view real hdr images.
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looks great. nice pic
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looks sweet, try it with a clouds/sunset. I have been looking for software to do this with and want to try a few shots myself.
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Thats nice
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You need an alignment.
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Thats cool, never heard of it but I like the effect!
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its one of the few mods that can actually have great results on a cloudy day...
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I must try this.
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You need an alignment.
my first thought too lol
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those curious about HDR images.... HDR photo software & plugin - Tone Mapping, Exposure Fusion & HDR Imaging for photography

basically your eyeball can see approximately 7 stops of light. What an HDR image does is attempts to recreate what your eye sees lighting wise versus what a camera can only pick up by exposing both the highlights and shdows properly through the use of multiple images. HDRs is particularly useful in images where if you expose for something and the background or foreground winds up over exposed (see link above). You don't need 3 images, you can do it with 2, or with my Nikon D300 I can set my function command dial so that I can take as many as 9 images at 1.0, 0.7, or 0.3 stops. You can also cheat in taking that many images, but only if you fire your shots in RAW (NEF for me) file format. With a RAW (NEF) image I can load it in one of the newer Photoshop programs, CS3 comes with CameraRaw which supports the D300 RAW format, or I can use the camera manufacturer's editing software (ViewNX for Nikon). From there I can take the image and adjust the exposure compensation within the program. You can even use photoshop, I think it started in CS2, for creating HDR images.

Personally, I prefer to use essential hdr over photomatix and photoshop for hdr image creating. Those interested in more images I highly suggest searching pbase.com for hdr images. Some of them are freak'n remarkable.

PwrRngr...you might want to play with the tone mapping some more. Though a personal preference, many within the photographic communities try to not make the images look so baked and thus fake-ish looking.
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Thank you everyone for the kind words. :)

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You need an alignment.
I've gotten 3 in the passed 2 weeks. It's as close as it's going to get. :P

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PwrRngr...you might want to play with the tone mapping some more. Though a personal preference, many within the photographic communities try to not make the images look so baked and thus fake-ish looking.
Yeah, I'm not very experienced in photography and even less in hdr photography, so thank you for the advice. Much appreciated.
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I've gotten 3 in the passed 2 weeks. It's as close as it's going to get. :P


Then you have something bent.
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