Here is a representation of a Manually blended HDR, inspired by the speech of Elia from the Blame The Monkey Photography, i decided to give it a try, and not use Photomatix, or any other HDR Software but create it all by adding several different exposures and than manually select the parts i want to be visible, I did apply some effects from Color Efex Pro, and Viveza to give a bit more structure and detail extractor to get some of the HDR look, but it is not that unreal and harsh as other HDR overcooked images, what do you think?
I was out that day actually looking for some Long exposure work, but this location seemed very Interesting and simply depicting the true heart of a village, with all the necessery ingridients included in a photograph, i did get the chance do go around, and found some other interesting spots as well which i will represent to you in the following days
I did take 5 exposures for this shot, and than i layered masked all of those to get to the final result i liked
I am working on a Youtube Video, and showing a step by step how to manually blend the photos in Photoshop, so stay tuned.
Thank you all, love you Rilind H |Photography|