The case for HDR processing in Macro Photography

Macro-photography is one of my passions, and there is something fascinating about the natural world in its magnified state. Whilst a full explanation of what macro photograph is, is outside of the scope of this article it can essentially be summarized as any photo where the item being photographed equates to the same size (or larger) on the sensor. So for example if you were taking a photo of a bug that was 1 mm, then in macro photography it […]

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HDR to enhance not overdo Landscapes

High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging is a technique that is used in photography to try and reproduce a greater range of luminosity than would typically be possible in standard imaging. Often when images are captured, they are exposed for a part of the image (e.g. the highlights) which means that it can be harder to see and get detail from the shadows (or vice versa). Whilst figures vary, it is estimated that the human eye has a dynamic range of […]

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Jumping Spider; Aurora HDR

As part of my Jumping through the edits series I have been editing a macro jumping spider image using a few different photo editing tools to try and bring the best out of the image. In this article I focus on how I used Aurora HDR to improve the image and make it pop. There are a number of different edits I have made to this Image up until this point, this has included focus Stacking, and Denoise to get […]

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