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Photoshop Tutorial: Creating HDR Images in Photoshop

Photoshop video tutorial that goes over the process of creating an HDR image using the tools available in Photoshop, and then we are going to go back and create an HDR image with the Photomatix Photoshop plug-in.

If you are unfamiliar with HDR images, they are creating by combining images of a scene that were taken using different exposures. This allows the image produce details in bright and dark areas of the image that would be normally blown out or underexposed.

A search for HDR images on www.flickr.com will show many examples of HDR images.

Qtpfsgui: open source HDR imaging

Qtpfsgui is an open source graphical user interface application that aims to provide a workflow for HDR imaging. Available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

Supported HDR formats:

  • OpenEXR (extension: exr)
  • Radiance RGBE (extension: hdr)
  • Tiff formats: 16bit, 32bit (float) and LogLuv (extension: tiff)
  • Raw image formats (extension: various)
  • PFS native format (extension: pfs)

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