I have been scouring the internet lately looking at HDR images and while many are great, I always find a few bad ones in the bunch.  You know those HDR’s with hyper colored clouds, technicolor skies, and toxic yellows?  Therefore, I have decided to re-post an old tutorial, but an extremely important one!  I have a theory that if this tutorial appears twice on my page it will be looked at twice as much, therefore there is a good possibility there will half as many technicolor HDR’s out there, an HDRtist can dream can’t he?

***Disclaimer: All of the adjustments made to my image will not necessarily be the same as yours, it depends on the dynamic range in the image.  You may have to play a little more or a little less.  Do not use my numbers as a chisel to stone, use them as a guide to tweak yours.***

Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it is less about the art and more about the process. He dives deep into difficult topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside the box thinking.
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