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How To Optimize Image Dynamic Range Without HDR Photography

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When you’re facing a high dynamic range scene, it’s easy to just give in and bracket multiple exposures to merge into HDR. This is particularly true in landscape photography, but you can get high dynamic range scene in literally any situation. Apart from becoming a photographer with the technical ability to create good images, we should …

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Case Study: How To Edit “Shoot Into The Sun” Image With Luminosity Masks

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Mastering luminosity masks is just like mastering any skills. First, you need to learn and understand the principles behind the process. Then, rehearse as many times as possible until you develop muscle memory to your new found skill. The more reps you do, the better you’ll become. Moving from theoretical to the practical stage of learning …

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Blending Set: The Building Block For Blending Multiple Exposures

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Layer masks and blending are both simple yet elegant solution to selective image manipulation. This is a post-processing technique you must learn if you’re serious about advancing in digital photography. Why is it so important? Digital post-processing has moved from applying global adjustments to the entire image to selective adjustments that affect only parts of the image. …

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Square Filters vs Screw On Filters: What Do Experts Say About ND Filters

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Neutral density (ND) filters have survived the transition from analog to digital photography for a good reason. The effect created with the filter simply cannot be reproduced like to like by any other means, not even with image manipulation in post-processing.I’m talking about ND filter, not graduated ND filter. With the latter, you can easily …

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