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11-30-2015, 01:27 PM   #1
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HDR mode and post processing

I've seen some of the posts on the K-3 HDR single-DNG files, but a lot of the discussion was pre-Lr 6. Lr now has the ability itself to create HDR DNGs, which it does by default with its HDR tool. Are the K-3II generated HDR single file DNGs the same? I know when I look at one in Digital Camera software it looks very different, but I put that down to the latter's raw conversion, since all my DNGs start out looking different.

And I got very different results with the Lr HDR process after I separated out the three bracketed shots from the in-camera HDR.

Bottom line: better results with the in-camera HDR single file, or doing it in PP with three files?

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PP more control on HDR fusion parameters and end result. I use Huggins and for HDR blending and Luminance HDR both free software and very performant- outperforms Lr easily!
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My impression of both merge tools in LR6 (HDR and panorama) is they have limited controls but work well. I'm especially impressed with the pano tool; I took a 3 shot panorama off the back of a ferry the other week, so with moving wake/waves, and I cant find any obvious stitching faults.
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