Photography’s Most Divisive Technique
Go on any photography forum or facebook group and you’ll get a vocal majority who are not HDR fans. They may have a point in many cases as HDR can turn normal photographers into creatures who love “eye-popping” saturation and massive detail in every nook and cranny.
The thing is – HDR is a massively useful technique which overcomes so many issues, but can get abused and end up creating some monstrosities.
A Way Around HDR
So to avoid these issues, here’s a way of using just PHOTOSHOP, bracketed images and masks to reap the benefits of HDR, without using HDR.
Here’s a quick video which explains how to create Luminosity Masks and apply them to your “not really HDR” photos.