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HDR Pics to play with: Into the Open

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This 'HDR Pics to play with' archive is containing the source exposures of the HDR image 'Into the Open'. Download the photos and test your HDR skills.

HDR Pics to play with: The Parliament (HDR)

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This HDR Pics to play with archive is containing the source exposures of the HDR image 'The Parliament (HDR)'. Download the source photos, test your post-processing skills and share your results here. It's fun! You want to try some HDR but you feel that your own source images are not good enough? Use mine! They're free! Even if you are an advanced HDR user, it can be fun to test your skills on a set of images that are used by many other people in the HDR community. Publish your results and see how others did. Get a feel for what's possible, and compare your style with others objectively, based on the same image.

Hands-on Photo Tips: How to remove halos in your HDR images

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Are you getting halos in your HDR images? Sometimes, you find the perfect setting in your HDR software, but right at that setting, halos start showing up and ruin your image. These ugly bright fringes around high-contrast edges are a well-known and common problem in HDR photography. In this video, I will first go over some tips to avoid halos in the first place. Then I will show you how to get rid of them in Photoshop by darkening those halo regions selectively.

Hands-on Photo Tips: Creating a Non-destructive Vignette

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Darkening the edges of your photos can really help you in getting more depth and in leading your viewers' eyes to the important elements of your photo. This is called "vignetting". In this video tutorial, you will learn how to create a vignette using non-destructive editing. That is, you will not change the pixels of your image in any way. Instead, the vignette will be on a separate layer on top of your image, and you can turn it on an off or change it at any time, independently of your work on the photo. I will show you how to do this in Photoshop.

HDR Pics to play with: Big City Lights

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This HDR Pics to play with archive is containing the source exposures of the HDR image 'Big City Lights (HDR)'. Download the source photos, test your post-processing skills and share your results here. It's fun! You want to try some HDR but you feel that your own source images are not good enough? Use mine! They're free! Even if you are an advanced HDR user, it can be fun to test your skills on a set of images that are used by many other people in the HDR community. Publish your results and see how others did. Get a feel for what's possible, and compare your style with others objectively, based on the same image.

HDR Pics to play with: The Marble Hall

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This HDR Pics to play with archive is containing the source exposures of the HDR image 'The Marble Hall'. Download and unpack it to test your HDR processing skills and compare your results with others.

HDR Pics to play with: High Five

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HDR Pics to play with: Izmir Harbor

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HDR Pics to play with: Chain Bridge

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HDR Cookbook - Pics to play with: Santorini Cathedral (HDR)

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HDR Cookbook - Pics to play with: The Alley (HDR)

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HDR Cookbook - Pics to play with: Mountain Shed (HDR)

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