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HD Effect?

Oct 12, 2013, 22:44
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HD Effect?
Hey guys was just curious if anyone knows how to give your image an HD effect? I searched the web and came across a youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0lElGDcjOg.
I tried this method on my newest image I made a couple days ago...and this is the result. (In Order Before and After.)

   
   
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Oct 14, 2013, 03:24 (This post was last modified: Oct 14, 2013 05:00 by iForStyle007.)
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RE: HD Effect?
The method you found presents very decent results on the sky, but I noticed your planet loses some details (also in the video notice that "guassian blur is used".)

There is a nice GEGL tutorial made by one of our super users on here Smile Check it out, the result there is true HDR (with little shadow and sharper edge/details)
To access your GEGL tools, go to "Tools... > GEGL Operations..."

*Before you try the below method you may want to use the default setting(not change) of the cg2 filter, as it is slow to adjust, but fast to apply.

=How to emulate true HDR effect with a single image by rich=
http://gimpforums.com/thread-hdr--6193?p...7#pid20117

UPDATE:
Here is the result I got(after bottom pic) with the linked method, putting the samples: at 10
(as recommended in an article in the thread I linked you for less noise)

I used a resolution of 1024(bigger will be slower per change/step of settings)
I put your screenname/watermark on the top image it, tilt your screen or look down from the top to see it Smile
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