Motorcycles in HDR - Post Yours Here!

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

  1. Krime

    Krime Been here awhile

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    Thanks. It's at the entrance of the Tunnel des Ardoisières - you can Google street view it as well. :D
  2. Georgios

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    Thanks a lot.
    I was very near two years ago. Only a few km´s away, but then headed up north to Col Du Galibier.
    Maybe next time.

    Ride safe.
  3. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    I would love to get over to France and ride the famous climbs of the Tour de France... Someday...

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  4. Rinty

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    My comp to you too Krime, on that pic. I would have been concerned about shooting into the sun, but with digital you're never wasting film. :D
  5. Krime

    Krime Been here awhile

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    Ah yes that would explain it. We were heading East and then headed up North to Galibier from there.
  6. Krime

    Krime Been here awhile

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    Thank you. Absolutely, HDR makes these kind of shots possible. :D
  7. Dualthing

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    My contribution for today

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  8. dave6253

    dave6253 Pentaxian

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    Trane Francks Been here awhile

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    Love the lighting in the first shot, Dave. Very dramatic.
  10. terham

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    From a recent trip.

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  11. Krime

    Krime Been here awhile

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    I second that. Very nice. :D
  12. Krime

    Krime Been here awhile

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    One of my favourite spots in Switzerland.
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    Dave6253, Terham and Krime,

    I would LOVE to know what settings you are using to achieve those effects. Help a hack out?
  14. Georgios

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    Marvelous. Where is it exactly?
  15. dave6253

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    Thanks guys!

    I play around with nearly every setting for each individual HDR. I rarely use presets or repeat the same settings. I can only suggest you play around with each setting and see how each slider control works with the others. Experiment until you find something close to what you want.

    I NEVER consider a photo finished after coming out of HDR software. At a minimum I adjust exposure, contrast, increase black point, adjust white balance and color, and sharpen in Lightroom 5. I often also do local adjustments, crop, vignette etc..

    If you are using Photomatix Pro then maybe try these settings as a possible starting point.

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  16. terham

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    I'm relatively new to this and have learned a lot from this thread, and based on this thread, I use Lightroom 5 and Photomatix Essentials. The last photo I posted was from a single exposure, which I'm trying to do more of, and was an iPhone jpg. For most HDR, I use bracketed RAW files but I don't take my DSLR on the bike with me. I made 2 virtual copies in LR of the jpg, one overexposed and one underexposed, and combined all 3 in Photomatix. I too play with the sliders, and sometimes put it back in LR for further editing. Based on Dave's photos, I should always do this last step. :D
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    tastroman Long timer

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  18. hayleyscomet

    hayleyscomet Just Crusing

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    Stunning photos

    S5 Rocks

    Wayne
  19. aftCG

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    Dave,
    Yes I am using Photomatix Pro and Lightroom 5, so I appreciate the tips.

    Great images btw
  20. Krime

    Krime Been here awhile

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    It's the Kloentalersee, along the Pragel Pass. We were heading from Schwyz (just East of Lake Lucerne), East towards Liechtenstein.

    Here's another shot of the Pragel Pass.

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