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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Sultan Ahmet Fountain
Bristow Norwich EC155-B1
Oklahoma City Memorial
Busy Sky
Watchtowers of the Great Wall
An abandoned house before and after
Water Flora
Dark Clouds
sunset glance
Blue Heron
Wrigley Bldg nd the Chicago River w/bridge going up
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Metallic Rose
Fall From A Plane
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