How To Create A HDR Photo Effect In Photoshop

TimothyBlake • July 23rd, 2012

Photoshop Screencasts Tutorials

hdrphotoeffecttutorial How To Create A HDR Photo Effect In Photoshop

In this tutorial we are going to share with you upon how to apply a high dynamic range (HDR) effect to your photos. This technique is easy to achieve using an new filter available in Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CS 5.5. There’s so many ways which you can make a HDR photo effect, but this has to be the easiest method, and produces the best results.

What is HDR ?

High dynamic range (HDR) this technique is usually manipulated by photo editing software, or captured by a camera. The effect simply is a greater dynamic range of light and dark within the areas within an image, HDR images represent the in intensity and finer detail in a photography.
The HDR effect is like marmite you really hate it, or really love it.

We thought it would be a good idea to put the tutorial in the form of a screencast, in order to make the tutorial even easier to follow. Sit back and enjoy the the tutorial. I would love to hear your thoughts on the quick tip in the comments below.

Tutorial Details:

Difficulty: Beginner – The tutorial is aimed at beginners, even if you’re not familiar with photoshop you will be capable of completing this tutorial.
Tutorial estimation: The tutorial should take no longer than a few minutes.
Program: This tutorial is based on a new filter which is only in version Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CS5.5

Resources need:

We used a stock from Big Stock Photo which you can purchase from their site, or alternatively used any other stock photos of your choice. nonhdrstockphotopreview How To Create A HDR Photo Effect In Photoshop

 

Preview

HDRphoto How To Create A HDR Photo Effect In Photoshop

The Tutorial:

Thirsty for more quick tips ?

Check out our YouTube channel, and subscribe to never miss another tutorial

Share on social media

You Might Also Like

Please leave a comment

  • sylarko

    It’s really good to see tutorials for Photoshop 6. The result is awesome
    Thanks!

  • http://www.designpanoply.com Design Panoply

    The final image looks great! Nice job. ;)

    – John

  • http://malinidesign.com/ percetakan Malini

    it’s quite simple but it’s a good exercise and the result is just awesome. Thanks ..

  • joseph alves

    nice, i also use some ps actions to fake HDR. This one is pretty good: http://bit.ly/Q9v1x1

  • Rafael Giovannini

    What the download link this plugin?

  • http://www.clippingpathzone.com/ Sila Mahmud

    wow ! what a nice work!!