HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging is the process of taking several exposures and merging them together into one image. First, take a shot with normal exposure, and then another with under-exposure and then overexpose a shot to capture the detail from the shadow. Then, merge all the photos together to create your HDR image, you will now see all the highlights that make HDR so unique and beautiful.
To create decent HDR images, it takes a good photographer, and a little knowledge of photo editing software like Photoshop or Photomatix. There are a lot of different techniques and tutorials for creating HDR images, and you will find the best of them below.
HDR Photoshop Effect Tutorial Photoshop
How to Create Professional HDR Images Photomatix & Photoshop
Description : There are some things in the digital photography world that Photoshop can’t do better than most other programs. HDR turns out to be one of them. Photoshop CS2 has a built-in HDR assembler that, is capable of creating extremely realistic or extremely surreal HDR images.
Gritty HDR Photo Effects Photoshop
Description : Give your photos a grunge look with this popular Photoshop effect. Although this Photoshop effect is commonly referred as HDR photo effect, it is it can be done with regular, non-HDR photos.
Merging HDR in Photoshop Tutorial Photomatix & Photoshop
Description : In this tutorial you will learn the process of taking multiple exposures and merging them together, with Photoshop, into a single 32-bit image. Shoot normal exposure, and then under-expose a shot to capture highlights and over-expose a shot to capture shadow detail. Finally, you will merge these photos together to produce a single image with a larger range of tones that can now show all the details in the shadows and highlights.
Post Processing HDR Tutorial Photomatix & Photoshop
Layered HDR Tone Mapping Photoshop
Exposure Blending Tutorial Photoshop
Description : This tutorial will walk you through the basics of creating an HDR image by hand. All you need is a camera and photo editing software that supports layer masking (you can follow these steps in Photoshop).
HDR Tutorial by stuckincustoms.com Photomatix & Photoshop
HDR Tutorial with Photomatix Photomatix
How to create HDR Photos Photomatix
Description : The reality, of HDR, is that just about anyone can take and process an HDR photo with most cameras and proper HDR software. In this tutorial you will go through the steps necessary to take your very own HDR photo and process it like a pro.
HDR 101.com Tutorial Photomatix & Photoshop
Description : This is a basic, standard, step by step tutorial of how to make an HDR Image.(Note: this tutorial is based on building an HDR image from 7 different shots), with Photomatix (used for Generating HDR and Tone Mapping) and Photoshop CS2 (for retouching only).