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HDR Effect

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by davect01, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    So which do you like the best:

    The original:
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    HDR Effect:
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  2. Bugleone

    Bugleone TalkEmount Veteran

    Aug 21, 2011
    On my screen there is virtually no difference although the origianl seems to have very slightly more contrast which I prefer, but, really it's an academic difference to me. The edited version has some slight cloud detail which is nice,...but not worth all the HDR hassle surely?
  3. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 25, 2011
    I am agree with Bugleone but would add that I like the could detail in the second one but not at the expense of the statue which is the focus of the picture.
  4. jebuskrust

    jebuskrust TalkEmount Regular

    Sep 16, 2011
    Limassol, Cyprus
    nothing lightroom can't beat but i like your composition
  5. olli

    olli TalkEmount Veteran

    Aug 16, 2011
    Washington DC
    Dave, is this HDR Effect as in NIK HDR Efex?

    It certainly does a good job of retrieving detail in the sky though it also seems to have added a cooler overall look. I think I'm with jebuskrust though. With a RAW file you could probably retrieve the sky just as well in LR.
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