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Old Feb 14, 2011, 1:58 AM   #321
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You've always been able to load more than one image by selecting up to 1000 in a normal explorer window and dragging them into the AutoHDR canvas area.

In the old version you could click 'process' and it would do each image one at a time and save them for you automatically.

In the new beta version, you can also choose to combine them into a single image if they're all the same size and just different exposures of a single scene (i.e. of the same piece of the scene - it doesn't do panoramas yet). That gives you a single, merged image which you can then 'tone map' (which replaces 'process') as before.
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 2:17 AM   #322
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Default Quick Guide to multi-exposure HDR in AutoHDR

1. Select the exposures in an explorer window:


2. Drag/drop them into AutoHDR


3. The Align&Merge button should now be enabled. Click it...


4. Click Yes and it will sort the exposures, align them and merge them into a 16-bit HDR image...


5. Set the detail etc. as before and click 'Tone Map'...


6. Save it.
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 11:10 AM   #323
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martin still cant get it to enable.mmm can my file size be to big?? i havent down sized any of my pics...there all 4 to 8 mb's pics...doesnt effect the single jpeg size..
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 11:23 AM   #324
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Does it say you have more than one file loaded? You have to drop them all in together, not one at a time. Can't think of anything else that would be a problem. The button should be enabled whenever there is more than one file loaded.
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 11:55 AM   #325
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works for me

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lmao ...wow...thats what it was i was puttin them in one at a time..lol...wow do i feel dumb
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 2:35 PM   #327
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how dumb? dumb as me? ok. i'm just full of suggestions for other people. while i wasn't exactly in kirby's shoes, for quite a while i was never sure if drag/dropping a few files on the autoHDR pane would make it lose the one it already had. this has been corrected in the latest version. (i.e.: image 1 of 6 etc.)

the program is great and i appreciate how much work it is to develop. but people drop apps that are difficult to understand.
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Thanks for the feedback so far. I agree the instructions will need updating and my aim is for it to be absolutely as simple and intuitive as possible.

Simple that looks good to me. How would you rate it compared to the previous version you posted?
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Old Feb 15, 2011, 11:58 AM   #329
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i find with your version martin i am having to boost thwe colour a little with photoshop as they appear a little washed out to me but i guess this depends on what look you actually want
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Hi Martin;
Just got a chance to try out the 1.37beta. I found I was unable to select more than one image when opening windows explorer using the open image button within AutoHDR, but when I started explorer outside the program, it worked and I could drag three shots in and the autoalignment worked fine. (win7 64bit 3GB ram, AMD processor)

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