The SLR Lounge HDR Photography Workshop

A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering HDR Photography

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Welcome to the new standard in mastering professional HDR photography techniques. Forget what you currently know and think about HDR photography, the SLR Lounge HDR Photography Workshop Collection has been designed from the ground up to educate photographers on how to create beautiful and realistic high dynamic range photographs. Whether you are a professional photographer or an avid enthusiast, this 13 hour workshop on DVD will guide you through every step of creating amazing HDR photographs from prep to post.

The HDR Workshop Collection is instructed by our very own Post Production Pye and includes 140 total videos organized into a simple and intuitive player. Not only will you learn the ins and outs of HDR photography techniques, you will have the opportunity to work through up to 25 full HDR images from start to finish.
Note: The digital downloads include large exercise files and HD video files which add up to several gigabytes. For those with slower internet connections, this may require long download times. In these situations, we suggest that you let the downloads run overnight or you simply purchase the physical edition.

  • Learn Landscape HDR Photography Before

    Learn Landscape HDR Photography

  • Learn Single-Shot HDR Photography Before

    Learn Single-Shot HDR Photography

  • Learn Panoramic HDR Photography Before

    Learn Panoramic HDR Photography

  • Learn Night Time HDR Photography Before

    Learn Night Time HDR Photography

  • Salton Sea, California | Bracketed HDR Photograph Before

    Salton Sea, California | Bracketed HDR Photograph

  • Antelope Canyon | Page, Arizona Before

    Antelope Canyon | Page, Arizona

  • Delicate Arch in Arches | Moab, Utah Before

    Delicate Arch in Arches | Moab, Utah

  •  Union Pacific | Salt Lake City, Utah Before

    Union Pacific | Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Uinta Summit | Uinta Mountains, Utah Before

    Uinta Summit | Uinta Mountains, Utah

  • Bryce Canyon, Utah  Before

    Bryce Canyon, Utah

  • Bryce, Utah | Panoramic Single-Shot HDR Photograph Before

    Bryce, Utah | Panoramic Single-Shot HDR Photograph

  • Zion River | Zion, Utah Before

    Zion River | Zion, Utah

  • Aria Hotel | Las Vegas, Nevada Before

    Aria Hotel | Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Heber Valley River | Heber, Utah  Before

    Heber Valley River | Heber, Utah

  • Uinta Summit | Uinta Mountains, Utah Before

    Uinta Summit | Uinta Mountains, Utah

  • Bryce Canyon, Utah | Single-Shot Panoramic HDR Photograph Before

    Bryce Canyon, Utah | Single-Shot Panoramic HDR Photograph

  • Cleveland Clinic | Las Vegas, Nevada Before

    Cleveland Clinic | Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Shen Zhen Pier | Canton, China Before

    Shen Zhen Pier | Canton, China

  • Sterns Wharf | Santa Barbara, California Before

    Sterns Wharf | Santa Barbara, California

What’s Included in these HDR Tutorials

The Digital Download HDR Photography Workshop Collection includes 2 DVDs with 10 hours of professional level education. The Limited Edition Physical Set includes a 3rd Bonus DVD with 10 additional HDR exercises totaling 3 additional hours of video. Presentational portions of the workshop are shown in HD 720p, while all software instruction is shown in Full HD 1080p. Due to the size and quality of this workshop on DVD, we highly recommend downloading each component one at a time from a computer with a solid and stable internet connection.

The HDR Photography Workshop Collection also includes the following:

- RAW Files : High resolution RAW and JPEG working files for each of the exercises.
- 3 Photomatix Presets : Our 3 foundation HDR presets for Photomatix
- Lightroom 4 Presets & Brushes : A sample collection of HDR Develop and Brush Presets from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System that are applicable to HDR Photography.

HDR Tutorial TABLE OF CONTENTS

HDR Tutorial DVD 1 – Understanding HDR Photography and Camera Settings

Chapter 1 – Introduction to HDR
1. Trailer
2. Introduction
3. What is HDR
4. What is a Stop of Light
5. Boosting Dynamic Range by Combining Exposures
6. Do You Really Need to Shoot a Bracketed Sequence?
7. Improvements in Technology
8. Gear Guide – What You Will Need
9. Gear Guide – Tripod
10. Gear Guide – Shutter Release
11. Gear Guide – Lens Filters
12. Gear Guide – Memory ards
13. Gear Guide – Hiking Bag
14. Gear Guide – City Bag
15. Gear Guide – Laptop of Choice
16. Gear Guide – HDR Software
HDR Tutorial Chapter 2 – HDR Camera Settings
1. Introduction
2. What is AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)
3. How Many Exposures Do You Really Need?
4. Changing the Bracketing Order

5. Ceteris Paribus (Shutter Speed Changes)
6. Capture All Shots by Shooting in Continuous Modes
7. Camera Modes
8. Metering Modes
9. Timer
10. Setting the Correct Median Exposure
11. Nailing and Locking the Focus
12. In-Camera HDR
13. Single-Shot HDR
HDR Tutorial Chapter 3 – HDR Considerations
1. Introduction
2. Using a Tripod
3. Optimal Shutter Speeds
4. Optimal Aperture Settings
5. Optimal ISO Settings
6. Moving Objects and Ghosting
7. Using DSLRs with Faster Frame Rates
8. Using Mirror Up Mode | Mirror Lockup
9. Shooting in RAW vs JPEG
10. Programming HDR Settings into Custom Modes
11. Clean Your Lenses and Sensor!
12. Don’t Forget the Composition

DVD 2 – Mastering HDR Photography and Processing

HDR Tutorial Chapter 4 – Salton Sea
1. Salton Sea Scene Introduction
2. How it Was Shot
3. RAW Preparation and HDR Export
4. HDR Processing
5. RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
6. Photoshop Layer Blending
7. Final Image Processing

HDR Tutorial Chapter 5 – Page
1. Page Arizona Scene Introduction
2. Horseshoe Bend – How it Was Shot
3. Horseshoe Bend – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
4. Horseshoe Bend – HDR Processing
5. Horseshoe Bend – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
6. Horseshoe Bend – Photoshop Layer Blending
7. Horseshoe Bend – Final Image Processing
8. Antelope Canyon – How it Was Shot
9. Antelope Canyon – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
10. Antelope Canyon – HDR Processing
11. Antelope Canyon – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
12. Antelope Canyon – Photoshop Layer Blending
13. Antelope Canyon – Final Image ProcessingChapter 6 – Moab
1. Moab Scene Introduction
2. How it Was Shot
3. RAW Preparation and HDR Export
4. HDR Processing
5. RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
6. Photoshop Layer Blending
7. Final Image Processing
HDR Tutorial Chapter 7 – Salt Lake City
1. Salt Lake Union Pacific Introduction
2. Salt Lake Union Pacific – How it Was Shot
3. Salt Lake Union Pacific – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
4. Salt Lake Union Pacific – HDR Processing
5. Salt Lake Union Pacific – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
6. Salt Lake Union Pacific – Photoshop Layer Blending
7. Salt Lake Union Pacific – Final Image Processing
8. Salt Lake Union Downtown Introduction
9. Salt Lake Temple – How it Was Shot
10. Salt Lake Temple – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
11. Salt Lake Temple – HDR Processing
12. Salt Lake Temple – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import

13. Salt Lake Temple – Photoshop Layer Blending
14. Salt Lake Temple – Final Image Processing
15. Salt Lake Capital – How it Was Shot
16. Salt Lake Capital – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
17. Salt Lake Capital – HDR Processing
18. Salt Lake Capital – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
19. Salt Lake Capital – Photoshop Layer Blending
20. Salt Lake Capital – Final Image Processing

HDR Tutorial Chapter 8 – Salt Lake Mountains
1. Salt Lake Mountains Introduction
2. Heber Valley Fishing – How it Was Shot
3. Heber Valley Fishing – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
4. Heber Valley Fishing – HDR Processing
5. Heber Valley Fishing – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
6. Heber Valley Fishing – Photoshop Layer Blending
7. Heber Valley Fishing – Final Image Processing
8. Heber Creeper Train – How it Was Shot
9. Heber Creeper Train – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
10. Heber Creeper Train – HDR Processing
11. Heber Creeper Train – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
12. Heber Creeper Train – Photoshop Layer Blending
13. Heber Creeper Train – Final Image Processing
14. Uinta Summit – How it Was Shot
15. Uinta Summit – Panorama Single-Shot Faux HDR Processing
16. Uinta Summit – Panorama Photoshop Processing
17. Uinta Summit – Panorama Final Image Processing
HDR Tutorial Chapter 9 – Bryce and Zion
1. Bryce Canyon Introduction
2. Bryce Canyon – How it Was Shot
3. Bryce Canyon – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
4. Bryce Canyon – HDR Processing
5. Bryce Canyon – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
6. Bryce Canyon – Photoshop Layer Blending
7. Bryce Canyon – Final Image Processing
8. Road Side Panorama – How it Was Shot
9. Road Side Panorama – Panorama Single-Shot Faux HDR Processing
10. Road Side Panorama – Panorama Photoshop Processing
11. Road Side Panorama – Panorama Final Image Processing
12. Zion River Introduction
13. Zion River – How it Was Shot
14. Zion River – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
15. Zion River – HDR Processing
16. Zion River – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
17. Zion River – Photoshop Layer Blending
18. Zion River – Final Image Processing
HDR Tutorial Chapter 10 – Las Vegas and Los Angeles
1. Las Vegas and Los Angeles Introduction
2. Las Vegas Aria – How it Was Shot
3. Las Vegas Aria – RAW Preparation and HDR Export
4. Las Vegas Aria – HDR Processing
5. Las Vegas Aria – RAW Processing and Photoshop Import
6. Las Vegas Aria – Photoshop Layer Blending
7. Las Vegas Aria – Final Image Processing
8. Downtown Los Angeles – How it Was Shot
9. Downtown Los Angeles – Single Shot Faux HDR

BONUS DVD 3 (Physical DVD Set Only) – Bonus Advanced Processing Examples

HDR Tutorial Chapter 11 – Bonus Chapter
1. Bonus – Heber Creeper Train Bracket from Start to FInish
2. Bonus – Heber Valley Fishing Single Shot HDR from Start to Finish
3. Bonus – Uinta Summit Bracket from Start to Finish
4. Bonus – Bryce Canyon Panorama from Start to Finish
5. Bonus – Zion Entrance Panorama from Start to Finish
6. Bonus – Las Vegas Cleveland Clinic Bracket from Start to Finish
7. Bonus – Palos Verdes High ISO Bracket from Start to Finish
8. Bonus – Shen Zhen, Canton Pier Bracket from Start to Finish
9. Bonus – Canton, China Street Photography Single-Shot HDR from Start to Finish
10. Bonus – Sterns Wharf Bracket from Start to Finish

Recommended Software for HDR

The HDR Photography Workshop on DVD focuses on teaching techniques rather than the specifics of software. Below is the software that we will be using throughout the DVD, but keep in mind that the “alternatives” are also great options that will work just fine in most situations. In either case, if you are more familiar with one of the “alternative” software options, those will be the better choice since you can follow the techniques and processes at a good speed.

  • Recommended RAW Processing – Lightroom 4
  • RAW Processing Alternatives – Lightroom 3, Adobe Camera RAW, Aperture, Capture One
  • Recommended HDR Processing (SLRLOUNGEHDR for 15% off) – Photomatix Pro 4
  • HDR Processing Alternatives – NIK HDR EFEX
  • Recommended Layering & Retouch – Photoshop CS6
  • Layering & Retouch Alternatives – Prior versions of Photoshop, Photoshop Elements


 

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