HDR Making-of Videos

Reading an illustrated tutorial is nice and informative. But I think, actually seeing how things are done can be even more valuable. Therefore, I record my work using a screen capture software to produce a Making-of video from time to time. These time-lapse videos are brief, entertaining, and informative.

In this section, you will find a comprehensive list of all my Making-of videos. Open the respective post to view the video and to get some additional information.

Make sure you read the Viewing Tips at the bottom of this page!

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HDR Making-of: Into the Open

This is the Making-of video for ‘Into the Open (HDR)’. Watch how this image evolves through all the post-processing stages and stop at any position to inspect the parameter settings. This video shows the entire post-processing work starting with the pre-processing of the source photos all the way through to the finishing touches. Each major step is indicated by a subtitle. Watch it in full HD mode (1080p) full-screen and pause at any point to inspect the parameters I choose for the different tools involved in the post-processing.

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HDR Making-of: The Parliament (HDR)

This is the Making-of video for ‘The Parliament (HDR)’. Watch how this image evolves through all the post-processing stages and stop at any position to inspect the parameter settings (see remarks below). This video shows the entire post-processing work starting with the HDR merging and the tone-mapping all the way through to the finishing touches. Each major step is indicated by a subtitle. Watch it in full HD mode (1080p) full-screen and pause at any point to inspect the parameters I choose for the different tools involved in the post-processing.

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The Making of – The Library (HDR Vertorama)

Here is the Making-of video for ‘The Library (HDR Vertorama)‘. Watch how this image evolves through all the post-processing stages and stop at any position to inspect the parameter settings (see remarks below). This video shows the entire post-processing work starting with the HDR merging and the tone-mapping in Photomatix, all the way through to […]

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HDR Making-of: Santorini Cathedral (HDR)

Watch the HDR Making-of time-lapse movie of Santorini Cathedral (HDR). Follow how this image evolves through all the post-processing stages and stop at any position to inspect the parameter settings. This video shows the entire post-processing work starting with the tone-mapping the HDR image all the way through to the finishing touches. Each major step […]

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HDR Cookbook – The Making of “The Ingress (HDR Vertorama)”

This video shows the post-processing work all the way through to the finishing touches. Each major step is indicated by a subtitle. View the final result and read more information on the post-processing work here: The Ingress (HDR Vertorama) Also take a look at the before-and-after comparison of this image. Remarks This video is available […]

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HDR Cookbook – The Making of “The Green Room – Bebenhausen Palace, Germany (HDR)”

This video shows the entire post-processing work starting at the preparation of the images in Adobe Camera Raw all the way through to the finishing touches. Each major step is indicated by a subtitle. View the final result and read more information on the post-processing work here: The Green Room – Bebenhausen Palace, Germany (HDR) […]

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HDR Cookbook – The Making of “Suvarnabhumi International Airport – Bangkok, Thailand (HDR)”

View the final result on flickr: “Suvarnabhumi International Airport – Bangkok, Thailand (HDR)” Remarks This video is available in HD (1080p). Click the “YouTube” button to the lower right of the player above to go to the original video and watch it in HD. Important: You will have to switch the player to “1080p” to […]

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HDR Cookbook – The Making of “Natural History Museum – London, United Kingdom (HDR)”

View the final result: Natural History Museum – London, United Kingdom (HDR) Remarks This video is available in HD (1080p). Click the “YouTube” button to the lower right of the player above to go to the original video and watch it in HD. Important: You will have to switch the player to “1080p” to watch […]

Viewing Tips

Here are a few tips to enhance the experience of watching these movies:

  • Each video is available in HD (1080p or 720p). Click the “YouTube” button to the lower right of the player to go to the original video on YouTube and watch it in HD. Important: You will have to switch the player to “1080p” (or “720p” if “1080p” is not available) to watch the HD version!
  • Once you have switched to HD mode, click on he full-screen button at the lower right of the video area to watch the video in full resolution. his should allow you to actually see what I am doing.
  • You can stop at any position and see the exact parameter setting I applied. Use the knob on the time bar to move forward and backward as the video is paused.