This was a phenomenal year of Shooting Challenges. Your submissions were as beautiful as they were plentiful. Check out some of the best user-submitted images of 2010.
It's not pretty like this post-production HDR video from last week, but isn't it exciting to see what RED's Epic is capable of when trained at an average Las Vegas nightlife scene?
Canon's looking to change the way you take HDR pictures. Previously, in order to capture images like these, you'd have to combine photos in post. With a new patent, the process will be done in-camera, at the pixel level.
There's no going wrong with HDR photography. At its most sensitive, the technique allows for color/tone gradients rarely appreciated by anything but the naked eye. At its most aggressive, HDR's a hyperreal spectacle. This week's Shooting Challenge celebrate both schools:
For this week's Shooting Challenge, the topic will be something I've been looking forward to for a long time...something our photographic community has proven expansive and adventurous enough to tackle: HDR (high dynamic range) photography.
Glowing. Shiny. And a coin slot. Can you have no clue what something is, but still want to possess it at any cost?
You've probably seen a few of those seemingly-impossible high dynamic range (HDR) photos. They reveal magnificent details by combining a series of differently-exposed pictures of exactly the same subject, using image editing applications such as Adobe Photoshop CS2 to bring out the highlights, midtones and shadows.