Chapter 3Get Smart

Smart Objects and HDR

Okay, I named this chapter after the Smart Objects feature in Photoshop (which you can jump to directly from Lightroom), even though it’s probably not the coolest thing in this chapter. I chose “Get Smart” because it’s hard to find a movie or song title with the acronym HDR in it. Now, of course, the meaning behind the acronym HDR itself is one of the most misquoted of all, as I constantly see it referred to incorrectly as High Dynamic Range photography, when in fact its roots can be traced back to the Latin phrase Hominem Dictu Regnum, which is a phrase used in ancient photographic literature representing ...

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