postheadericon How to Create HDR Art in Zoner Photo Studio Pro

Usually, HDR is done with multiple exposures of an image with no movement involved. Hand held photography can be a bit difficult with HDR. However, having that small amount of movement can take your HDR to a whole new level. It gives it a stunning 3 dimensional look.

To do this, you will be tone mapping.

How to Create HDR Art in Zoner Photo Studio Pro

1 Take the photographs. To do this, you need to: Select the subject. Take your photograph. Without changing your position or stance, change the exposure. This can be done by changing the speed or the aperture. What this accomplishes is changing your image and also, there will be a small amount of movement. This is what you actually want. You can do this with 2 or more photographs. However, the more images, the less ‘3D’ it will be. Don’t let this stop you though. As long as the images align, try them out.

How to Create HDR Art in Zoner Photo Studio Pro

2 In Zoner Photo Studio Pro, select those three images. You want to be sure they have the same approximate position.

How to Create HDR Art in Zoner Photo Studio Pro

3 Click on Create >> HDR via Tone Mapping.

How to Create HDR Art in Zoner Photo Studio Pro

4 Wait for it. Zoner will be aligning the photos. If it can’t be done, (they are too different), the program will tell you. Click Next.

How to Create HDR Art in Zoner Photo Studio Pro

5 Check out the settings screen. This is where the magic happens.

How to Create HDR Art in Zoner Photo Studio Pro

6 Decide whether to save or Open in Editor. The image is saved in a TIF format. This is a lossless format and will help preserve the look of your image. 7 Do any post editing that you need.

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