High Dynamic Range Imaging: Acquisition, Display, and Image-Based Lighting

High Dynamic Range Imaging: Acquisition, Display, and Image-Based Lighting

by Erik Reinhard, Sumanta Pattanaik, Greg Ward, Paul Debever
     
 

ISBN-10: 0125852630

ISBN-13: 9780125852630

Pub. Date: 11/29/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Science

High dynamic range imaging produces images with a much greater range of light and color than conventional imaging. The effect is stunning, as great as the difference between black-and-white and color television. High Dynamic Range Imaging is the first book to describe this exciting new field that is transforming the media and entertainment industries.

Overview

High dynamic range imaging produces images with a much greater range of light and color than conventional imaging. The effect is stunning, as great as the difference between black-and-white and color television. High Dynamic Range Imaging is the first book to describe this exciting new field that is transforming the media and entertainment industries. Written by the foremost researchers in HDRI, it will explain and define this new technology for anyone who works with images, whether it is for computer graphics, film, video, photography, or lighting design.

• Written by the leading researchers in HDRI
• Covers all the areas of high dynamic range imaging including capture devices, display devices, file formats, dynamic range reduction, and image-based lighting
• Includes a DVD with over 4 GB of HDR images as well as source code and binaries for numerous tone reproduction operators for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780125852630
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
11/29/2005
Series:
Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics Series
Edition description:
BOOK&DVDRM
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Light And Color; 3 HDR Image Encodings; 4 HDR Image Capture; 5 Display Devices; 6 The Human Visual System and HDR Tone Mapping; 7 Spatial Tone Reproduction; 8 Frequency Domain and Gradient Domain Tone Reproduction; 9 Image-Based Lighting; List of Symbols; References; Index

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