Each subject was a unique shape with unique lighting. So, each HDR photorequired careful exposure settings to recreate the way the scene looked in the cave.
I relied heavily on the HSL color adjustments in Lightroom to tame the kryptonite green that glowed throughout the images. Continue reading “Carlsbad Caverns—Part III: Polish”
Having shot 7- and 9-exposure bracketed sequences, I was well supplied with material to build true HDR images of Carlsbad Caverns.
Continue reading “Carlsbad Caverns—Part II: Develop”
Carlsbad Caverns is mysterious, large, and open to the public. Photographing it has long been one of my goals. Continue reading “Carlsbad Caverns—Part I: Capture”