Creating the Tone-Mapped HDR Look in Photoshop

In this project, we’re going to create that heavily tone-mapped hyperreal look (this particular look isn’t for everybody, you’d need a different technique for a realistic HDR). This is a really quick and easy effect—just a few clicks and you’re done (great for people with attention spans like mine, who want it done now without a lot of fuss)—but I’m just warning you now, this is the full-on, “I’m in a Harry Potter fantasy world” style of HDR you’re about to learn. Just so you know.   Step One: Here, I selected three bracketed shots in Bridge (one that’s the (Read more...)