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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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Tonemapped in Photomatix to show the contrast of the clouds and depth of the shadows as boys hike up a hill to take another snowy ride.
|Submitted:||Monday, 29th June, 2009 04:35 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 30th March, 2008|
|Focal length:||22 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/1000 sec|
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