naestyoh's profile

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8K Points

Wed, Sep 18, 2019 11:48 PM

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Want HDR without stacks

Stacking + HDR is a step in the right direction, but I''m wondering why we can't just skip the stacking step. LR has access to the image date/time, obviously, to make the stacks. Well, how about Merge to HDR simply process a highlighted set looking for those same parameters used to create the stacks?

"time between shots <1 sec". Maybe this just applies to what I do, but my camera rapid fires off 3 shots {-3 0 +3} with probably < 0.15s between shots and 1+ seconds between the bracketing sets.

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380 Messages

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6.7K Points

2 y ago

Have you used Auto-Stack by Capture Time under Photo->Stacking in the Library module?

I realise it is another step before HDR, but it will do what you want.

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1.1K Points

2 y ago

I'm confused. Are you asking to be able to select say 90 images, Merge to HDR, choose a time of re asking for two separate things. The first thing would be awesome though.

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1.1K Points

2 y ago

I'm confused. Are you asking to be able to select say 90 images, Merge to HDR, choose a time of re asking for two separate things. The first thing would be awesome though.

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1.1K Points

2 y ago

I'm confused. Are you asking to be able to select say 90 images, Merge to HDR, choose a time of less than 1 second between shots, hit process and end up with — assuming 3 shot exposure stacks — 30 DNG HDR files? If so I would love that too. Or do you not want to have to manually stack the separate sets before merging? If that, there is a check box in the Merge to HDR and Pano dialog popups that says create stack. Just highlight your images, Merge to HDR, make sure that box is checked before clicking process and it will create the stack. I'm confused because it seems like you're asking for two separate things. The first thing would be awesome though.

*Edit- I just saw the new feature for batch HDR merge. Your original question makes a lot more sense now.