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HDRI Handbook 2. 0 High Dynamic Range Imaging for Photographers and CG Artists

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ISBN-10: 1937538168

ISBN-13: 9781937538163

Edition: 2012

Authors: Christian Bloch

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High dynamic range imaging (HDRI) takes photography to a whole new level. It opens the door to unprecedented creative freedom in digital post-processing by capturing everything from the darkest shadows to the brightest highlights. HDRI means truly lossless image editing, full exposure control, and the ability to master any scene's contrast without artificial lighting and preserve all light from a scene so it can be digitally revisited anytime in the future. Combined with panoramic photography, this captured light can even be used to render 3D objects with a deceivingly realistic appearance.In 2007, The HDRI Handbook was the first book to present this revolutionary new field to a larger…    
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Book details

List price: $38.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 1/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Christian Bloch is a highly acclaimed Visual Effects Artists who has been working professionally in the field for years. He speaks the language of an artist, and he understands that a hands-on tutorial is a thousand times more valuable to the learning of HDRI than scientific formulas. A native of Germany, he works and lives in Hollywood, California. His work can be seen inStarTrek: Enterprise,Smallville,Invasion, and a growing number of movies. He has been a pioneer in the practical application of HDRI in post-production, especially on a TV budget. Years of research and development went into his diploma thesis about HDRI, which was honored with an achievement award. Since that thesis was…