- ISBN 9781133788775 / 1133788777
- Title Beginning HDR Photography
- Author Matthew Bamberg
- Category Image Processing
- Format Paperback
- Year 2012
- Pages 250
- Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc
- Imprint Delmar Cengage Learning
- Edition 1st
- Language English
- Dimensions 189mm x 246mm x 20mm
High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography is the new software-driven process that merges several photos of varying exposures into one image, resulting in a final, tonally enhanced photo that's captivating, stunning, and unique. Now you can learn to make your own amazing HDR photographs with BEGINNING HDR PHOTOGRAPHY. Creating an HDR photo requires specific camera settings and equipment, and the use of specialized computer software after the shoot. Covering everything from choosing equipment to final image tweaking, this book includes complete, step-by-step instructions for creating images using four popular HDR platforms. You'll learn HDR-specific secrets for shooting, post-processing, and printing. Written in clear, easy-to-understand language, BEGINNING HDR PHOTOGRAPHY will teach you the terms and techniques you'll need to know and show you how to create unique and compelling HDR photos to share with your friends and family, whether as prints or via social networks, photo hosting sites, blogs, and websites.
Matthew Bamberg is the author of many books about digital photography. He is a Professor of Education at National University and currently teaches the History of Fine Art Photography at the University of California Riverside. Bamberg's experience with cameras began in 1998, when he started shooting film in various locations around the world. His catalog includes thousands of photographs from his travels in Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, Morocco, Russia, the Baltic states, and countries throughout Europe. In 2005, his book Digital Art Photography for Dummies was published, and he is the author of 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in San Francisco. This past year he completed the 101 Quick and Easy Photography book series, which includes 101 Quick and Easy Secrets to Create Winning Photographs, 101 Quick and Easy Secrets for Using Your Digital Photographs, and 101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century.