Bring Out The Details With Tone Mapping In Adobe Photoshop

David Miller, Multimedia Artist For Primordial Creative studio

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8 Lessons (21m)
    • 1. Tone Mapping Intro

      0:53
    • 2. Installing HDR EFX Pro

      1:02
    • 3. Tone Mapping Interface

      2:47
    • 4. Layer Mixing

      2:18
    • 5. Tone Mapping A Portrait 1

      2:24
    • 6. Tone Mapping A Portrait 2

      4:18
    • 7. Tone Mapping Cleanup

      6:14
    • 8. Project

      0:34

Project Description

Using Nik Software's HDR EFX Pro, create a tone mapped image with a living subject!  

1. shoot a portrait with both subject and background in focus

2. open in Photoshop and duplicate the layer

3. run the image through HDR EFX Pro's Tone Mapping function

4. use a combination of blending, erasing and opacity functions to make an enhanced yet natural looking image

5. save a copy as a jpg and post to the Skillshare project page alongside the original!  Let us how your feel about the process!

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