Turn 8 bits into 16! - Mike Pasini reviews Optipix!|
(Monday, October 21, 2002 - 12:42 EDT)
Newsletter Editor Mike Pasini has taken a look at an interesting suite of Photoshop plugins that can turn a set of images with differing exposures into a rather more useful single image...
Blown highlights. Noise in the shadows. A density range only a mother could love. Ah, the pitfalls of digital photography. But riding to the rescue is Optipix, a suite of Photoshop-compatible plug-ins that provide 16-bit channel editing -- and even some magic to turn your ordinary 8-bit channel images into 16-bit beauties.
A *really* easy, slick solution for combining sets of over/under/nominal exposures into beautiful 16-bit, wide dynamic range images. See what you've been missing! Check it out!