The Shadow Knows

Challenge #2 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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Tone mapping has been a well-respected artistic tool at least since Ansel Adam's book "The Print" -- but it required a set of darkroom techniques that were difficult to master. Now tone mapping is possible in-camera using contrast and exposure settings, shadow adjustment, etc. Image editing software on a computer allows even more complex transformations: HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing, levels adjustments, retinex, dodge/burn, etc. The challenge here is to use tone mapping to make a photograph express your artistic vision rather than what the camera literally saw.
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Hear Me Roar
Elvira
Dog Abstract
hide and seek
views from the windows
Keep Out!
Under Supervision
Bird portrait
Monument Blacks
Double Duck'er
shadow says all
Protector
Trees
Captured in time.
I am hinding
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Metallic Rose
Fall From A Plane
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