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Does HDR Mean You No Longer Need Lights When Shooting Digitally?

written by: John Siskin, Richard Lynch

[John Siskin reports the first part of this article]. Architectural shots are an important part of my business. When I do a shot with strobes, I often work for a couple of hours and move a couple of hundred pounds of equipment in the process. That is a pretty normal way of doing architectural lighting for me.The newer HDR (High Dynamic Range) feature in Photoshop, introduced with Photoshop CS2 and improved with CS3, has potential for making my job easier by reducing the need for all that equipment and automating the process of merging multiple exposures. The purpose of HDR Read more »