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HDR Photography Photo Workshop

by Peter Carr Robert Correll

Learn the intricacies of High Dynamic Range photography from experts and get feedback on your workHigh Dynamic Range (HDR) photography offers a new range of creative possibilities to the photographer who is skilled in the technique. HDR requires specific camera skills as well as the use of specialized software, and the photographers who wrote this book are experts in both. They explain the process of shooting the same subject at different exposures, combining those shots into a single HDR image, fine-tuning brightness and contrast, minimizing noise, layering images, and more, including creative techniques with Photoshop and Lightroom.You can submit your HDR images for feedback at Dynamic Range (HDR) photography offers creative possibilities through specific camera and software techniques that produce highly detailed and imaginative imagesTwo professional photographers team up to provide expert instruction in HDR camera and software techniques for those new to HDRCovers the latest software and concepts, a comprehensive exploration of HDR basics, various techniques for shooting and merging images, and creative tricks with Photoshop and LightroomLavishly illustrated with new examples and full of suggestions for developing a personal HDR styleStudents can upload their own images for feedback at photoworkshop.comAny photographer who is new to HDR will find this guide loaded with helpful instructions and encouraging advice.

The Night of the Big Wind

by Peter Carr

[from the back cover] "The day began well enough... The children were out enjoying the snow. Indoors all was flutter and bustle, for this was Little Christmas, and everyone was looking forward to the evening's festivities. At about three o'clock in the afternoon, however, it became almost unnaturally calm--so calm that voices floated between farmhouses more than a mile apart. The temperature soared, until by evening the heat had become sickly. Something strange was happening. No-one knew exactly what. Maybe it was just as well. For what followed was a nightmare. What followed was the most terrifying night of their lives ..." The book contains newspaper articles, excerpts from letters and other source material from the time of the storm organized in alphabetical order by city and town. A reader with an interest in the impact from a specific locale can easily look it up. The 246 notes are included after the main text along with a list of article and book sources and an index. Finally other books available from the publisher are described.

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