Instructor: John Klingel
Day: Saturday, August 12
Price: Members $80/Non-Members $100
A camera can only record about six stops of light compared to the eye which can see 13 to 20 stops. HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography allows a digital camera to photograph up to about 14 stops by taking a series of photos and combining them.
In this hands-on workshop, students will explore how HDR opens up a range of new opportunities for photographers, while learning how to shoot the series of exposures needed for processing. Students will gain an understanding of how to use and read a histogram, one of the keys to successful HDR.
Session includes shooting and how to process HDR photos, as well as a review of the major software applications such as Photoshop CS5, Photomatix 4.0 and NIK HDR Pro. In addition to reviewing the global adjustments, we’ll look at doing local adjustments with Photoshop CS5 masking techniques and NIK HDR Pro control point adjustments. At the end of the sessions, you’ll know how to shoot and process HDR and you’ll have a good understanding of the pros and cons of the various software packages.
Intro photography class, or similar experience; familiarity with your camera functions; some experience with Photoshop, Lightroom or other editing program.
(Held offsite in Eastham. Instructor will email you location upon registration.)