Author: David Nightingale

David Nightingale

David Nightingale is an instructor for the Perfect Picture School of Photography and director of Chromasia training.

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HDR Photography – Removing Halos


One of the difficulties you will face when tone mapping your HDR images is that the process will often introduce halos around objects within your pictures, most commonly when they are set against a much lighter background. Clearly, the easiest way to deal with this problem is to avoid generating them in the first place,…

A tone mapped version of the same subject

Photorealism and HDR Photography


So far, our discussion of HDR imaging techniques has been a largely technical one, but there is also a variety of esthetic considerations to consider. Perhaps the most significant of these concerns the style of HDR images you want to produce. The majority of HDR techniques were developed to overcome a particular technical problem—the dynamic…


Camera settings and equipment for HDR photography


The good news is that you don’t need a great deal of kit to produce stunning HDR images—in fact, you may already have everything you need to get started.  For HDR photography, you can use either a compact, or a digital SLR camera, but it must let you adjust the shutter speed while holding the…

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