Motorcycles in HDR - Post Yours Here!

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

  1. Katoom119

    Katoom119 Mmmm....Orange Kool-aid

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    Those last ones are impressive, the moonlight ride and the MotoShow ones.
  2. dave6253

    dave6253 aka. dave62538675309

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    JimRidesThis,

    Back around page 13 I posted quite a few examples of single exposures converted to HDR. You do not need to shoot in RAW, although you can recover more detail from RAW. Post 189 is a tutorial on how I convert and process single JPEGs. Have fun!
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    Took this one last fall.
  4. JimRidesThis

    JimRidesThis Local celebrity

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    Thanks Dave, I just had a look now. I'll have a play with an old jpg images in Photomatix - watch this space :evil

    Jim
  5. JimRidesThis

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    The original jpg...

    <img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8084/8431238992_13871c6221.jpg" width="500" height="329" alt="pre hdr1">

    The HDR version - four different exposure values and 5 minutes in Photomatix and Photoshop...

    <img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8091/8430154835_1d90c1299a_z.jpg" width="640" height="421" alt="hdr1">

    By no means a perfect image and I think I might have toned back the HDR processing a bit too much. I didn't want an over-processed image though so I'm happy with this as a first attempt.

    I'll be back :evil

    Jim
  6. GaM

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    Well I had no idea how dirty my image sensor was until I took a 3 bracketed exposure and ran it through photomatix. There were giant blobs all in those dramatic skies, but it does interesting things with just a single RAW shot. As I understand it, you shoot with aperture priority so as to get the same depth of field in each exposure? No bike pics until I clean my sensor.
  7. Mike M

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  8. dave6253

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    JimRidesThis, That's an awesome first attempt. The original demonstrates perfectly why HDR is sometimes needed. An over-exposed sky and under-exposed foreground was corrected perfectly in the HDR version. I like it!

    Nice one Mike M. A single exposure HDR is sometimes the only option for action shots.
  9. scootac

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    I think it looks pretty good!:clap
    You brought out the lost color at the bottom and still kept the patch of blue sky at the top.
  10. sizzlingbadger

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    Ok, my first post on the forum might as well be in here :D

    My Tiger a couple of years back, stopped on the desert road in New Zealand during a 1000Km day trip.
    3 shots 2 stops apart finished in Photomatix / Lightroom

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  11. live2ridetahoe

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    Sweet photo!!

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  12. dave6253

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    Nice photo and bike, sizzlingbadger. Welcome to the forum!
  13. soph9

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    From our ride this weekend

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    dave6253 aka. dave62538675309

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    Outstanding, Geek!
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  17. dave6253

    dave6253 aka. dave62538675309

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    I took a spin out on the Apache Trail this evening.

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  18. kingofZroad

    kingofZroad Been here awhile

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    I love this topic... Great pictures everyone!!
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  19. CaseyB

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    Just a short 4 pic slide.

    I took an older single pic that I like and tried out the free version of photomatix. I thought it was real user friendly, I'm going to purchase the pro.
    I've learned alot from this thread. Thanks everyone who has shared and Dave for starting it up.
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    Note: would've rather posted photos straight to this thread, but one was too big of an upload for my free account to handle. But the same account took the video :scratch
  20. dave6253

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    CaseyB, You are already coming up with some nice results from the single. You definitely need to get the full version of Photomatix and get busy. We'll wait...:D

    Nice one, KingofZroad.



    Here's another one from the Apache Trail.
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