Posts Tagged ‘hdr’

Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images

There are many of us who sigh at hearing the dreaded acronym, HDR. Oftentimes we associate it with oversaturated, cartoon-like compositions put together from half a dozen worth of frames. But that’s not the only way to approach HDR. As with everything, it’s a variable, not definitive.

In the above video, Washington DC-based photographer Tim Cooper shows off how to effectively capture an HDR image. And he does so in such a manner that it replicates what the human eye sees, without over-processing as we all too often see.

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HDR Explained in Quick, Informative Video

Obviously this video and post isn’t for the advanced HDR photographer, but even if you have a good understanding of what High Dynamic Range is or how to capture it, you’ll probably find one or two tidbits of very interesting information in this short video by Techquickie. Read more…

Phenomenal Time-Lapse Tribute to Boston Combines Tilt Shift, HDR, Motion and More

We’re not sure how most of the world missed this time-lapse for the first 10 months of its existence, but we’re thrilled it finally made it onto our radar. Put together by writer/director Sean Collins of Bodhi Films, it’s his “tribute to the beautiful city of Boston” — and it rocks. Read more…

Apple Adds Auto HDR to iOS 7.1… If You Have an iPhone 5S

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Apple introduced Hight Dynamic Range (HDR) capability into the iPhone all the way back in iOS 4.1, but until today that feature was either set to on or off. All of that changes with the addition of Auto HDR in iOS 7.1… at least for iPhone 5S owners. Read more…

Triggertrap Releases Revamped Version 2.0, Now Offers 14 Triggering Options

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The popular mobile triggering solution Triggertrap just announced version 2.0 of its mobile application, complete with a visual overhaul and a total of 14 triggering options that promise to “make advanced photographic techniques available to everyone — even photographic newbies.” Read more…

DSLR Add-On Brings Features Like Lytro-Style Refocusing to Any Camera

Lytro may have made a splash when the company first burst onto the scene with its ‘snap now, focus later’ technology, but the competition has been growing steadily ever since. In addition to companies like Pelican gunning at the light-field market, a new SLR add-on created by researchers from Saarland University in Germany promises to bring Lytro-style refusing and much more to almost any camera. Read more…

Beautiful HDR Photographs of an Airplane Cockpit by a Pilot Photographer

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Karim Nafatni has a view of the world that most other photography enthusiasts don’t have. When he’s not scouring the Dubai landscape for sweeping architectural photographs, Nafatni is often tens of thousands of feet in the air, working in the cockpit of large jetliners as a pilot for a major airline.
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Photos of Cell Phone Towers Disguised as Fake Trees

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In 1996, a palm tree was introduced to a suburb in Cape Town Africa. The tree appeared almost overnight, and it wasn’t an ordinary tree: it was one of the world’s first (if not the first) disguised cell phone towers. Rather than have unnatural and unattractive metal towers jutting out of the ground, companies began working to make the towers blend in with the natural environment. This fake tree concept soon spread across Cape Town, across South Africa, and finally across the world.

In response to the spread of these fake trees, photographer Dillon Marsh decided to shoot a series of photos to document the trend. The series is titled, “Invasive Species.”
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Canon 60D DSLR Hacked to Capture HDR Video in Real Time

HDR (high-dyanamic-range) video is no new concept. In fact, Magic Lantern has offered a way to shoot HDR footage utilizing Canon DSLRs since 2011. It’s even become a feature of some mobile phones. But capturing and displaying HDR video in real-time? Well, that’s another story.
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Brinno Announces the World’s First HDR Time-Lapse Video Camera

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When it comes to creating quality time-lapse videos, many photographers relish having a serious amount of control over their result. But if you’re the kind of person who isn’t into intervalometers or messing with rail systems, and you’re looking for something that’s more of a “set it and forget it” system, Brinno’s new TLC200 Pro may fit the bill just right. Read more…