Motorcycles in HDR - Post Yours Here!

Discussion in 'Photos' started by dave6253, May 10, 2012.

  1. robincx

    robincx Wherever u go, there u r

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    Thanks Tom, I appreciate your opinion and experience, I hunt down the 800xc threads. The HDR thread can now return to its regularly scheduled content. Sorry for the short hijack.
  2. crazyman

    crazyman Exiled to the swamp

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    No worries. I have just 15k on mine. Overall a great road bike. I don't go off road down here in the swamp, but in capable hands, I know this bike is quite good.

    I've changed the screen to a Madstad and it's just about perfect for me. The seat, not so much. I'll find a better than stock one at some point. I've only had this bike for a year :D
  3. crazyman

    crazyman Exiled to the swamp

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    Not the greatest angle. Taken with my phone..

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  4. Katoom119

    Katoom119 Mmmm....Orange Kool-aid

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  5. lexluther11

    lexluther11 Ride,Eat,Rest-Repeat

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  6. zgfiredude

    zgfiredude Old Fart in Training.......

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    Very cool! I love the reflection in the face shield of the upcoming road and yet you can just see through to your face. Really cool shot and bike.
  7. jrou111

    jrou111 Stair Climber

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    BarKnee Adventurer

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  9. dave6253

    dave6253 aka. dave62538675309

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    Time for a strip tease?
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  10. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    I do like the black n white shots myself


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  11. crazyman

    crazyman Exiled to the swamp

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    Nice B&W shots. I find myself 'converting some of my photos to black and white just to see the effect.
  12. Voluhzia

    Voluhzia iExplorer

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  13. Mike M

    Mike M On the Left Coast...

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    Devils Tower and my old 2002 K12LT

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  14. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    EagleTodd Been here awhile

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    Nice,....especially since I was there too! :wink:
  16. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    Get a life.... surfing ADV on Christmas?

    Oh yeah, me too. :D
  17. jdgretz

    jdgretz Looking for new places

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    That is a very cool shot. Done with layers?

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  18. Duall

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    Is that an MZ Trophy? :eek:
  19. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    Shout out to JDG, thanks for the compliment and the question at the same time.

    Layers?

    Well, here goes. I was digging in some past photos and found one I wanted to buff out a bit. I ran it through a program called PhotoMatix Pro. Typically, you would load three or more images into PhotoMatix that were exposed a stop or two high and low of what you camera feels is dead on.

    As I did not have a three shot bracketed burst to play with, I saved my original untouched image in PhotoShop-- three times, and titled it Image, A, B, and C. I loaded those three into PhotoMatix. PhotoMatix smells them and says, hey dude, these were all exposed at the same uhh, exposure. So I let the software "alter" the exposure after the fact, going about a stop and a half high, same low, and leave one dead on or so. The end result, is a pseudo attempt at HDR. There are many brothers here that have better examples, from better cameras too.

    After PhotoMatix, I returned to PhotoShop with my HDR -like image. In PhotoShop I "desaturated" my image, which removes the color and flips it black and white. After desaturation, I jacked it up to like 600% viewing size, and "hand painted" or hand brushed back in the colors that were removed, using the history brush tool in PhotoShop. After that, a bit of contrast, hue and brightness and you end up with either something you like, or a MUDPIE.

    Guess I got lucky with this one :evil

    Again, I would not know what I know if our brothers here had not TAUGHT ME from scratch. Many of these other fellows really rock in the HDR department here, so hats off to them first.

    Thanks,

    Paul

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  20. conchscooter

    conchscooter Long timer

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    An astonishing picture popped out of my Android phone.



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