HDR Without Using HDR?

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.

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