Photoshop Tutorial: Merge to HDR explained

I am a big fan of landscape photography and to try to save some money I don’t have any Nutral Density Graduated filters, instead I use the old HDRHigh Dynamic Range technique that is merging different pictures of the same scene taken at different exposures with Adobe Photoshop using layers and masks.

Now Adobe Photoshop CS2 has a built-in merge to HDR script that, depending on what I read, is really very powerful but I never found, till today, a tutorial that really walk me through it to help me get started.

Well I think that things are about to change since I just found today a great tutorial explaining step-by-step how to realize a Professional HDR Images using Adobe Photoshop cs2.

Here is an example of a exposure challenging picture realized with the proposed technique