Archive for the 'Exposure Fusion' Category

Blending Flash and Ambient Frames for The Best of Both Worlds

April 24th, 2011

Note: that this post is by Iran Watson a Realtor/real estate photographer in the North Metro Atlanta area. One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how I use the “Flash/Ambient Hybrid” technique when photographing interiors. Although it sounds somewhat complicated on the surface, the concept is really quite simple. The execution, however, […]

New Revelation About Noise: ISO 160 May Have Less Noise Than ISO 100!

March 1st, 2011

Thanks to Fred Lord for pointing out this recent article over at digitalphotopro.com that tests the noise in images taken over the whole range of ISO settings. Conventional wisdom has always been that with all DSLRs the lower the ISO the lower the noise. This test shows that this may not be completely true. For […]

New Sony A55 Has HDR like In-Camera Processing

October 10th, 2010

PFRE reader Jukka Töyli of Tampere, Finland sent me some images from a pre-production Sony Alpha A55 that he is testing for Sony of Finland. This Sony model was announced in late August. The feature that Jukka’s images demonstrates is a new implementation of in camera “HDR”. The press release describes this feature as follows: […]

Photomatix 4.0: Still The Gold Standard for HDR and EF

October 3rd, 2010

Last week HDRsoft released version 4.0 of what has pretty much become the “gold standard” for doing HDR and Exposure Fusion for real estate photography. This new version has the following major new features: A selective de-ghosting tool that allows you to selectively decide which image and part of an image to take for the […]