Tone Mapping for Single-shot HDR Imaging

Johannes Herwig, Matthias Sobczyk, Josef Pauli

Abstract

The problem of tone mapping for HDR (high dynamic range) to LDR (low dynamic range) conversion is introduced by a unified framework considering all the usual processing steps. Then the specific problem of single-shot HDR is outlined where special emphasis is taken on the effect of the greater noise floor of those images when compared to the usual exposure bracketing approach to HDR. We herein tailor the popular tone mapping operators proposed by Reinhard for single-shot HDR. A region-based approach for preprocessing any HDR image in order to increase SNR and perceptual sharpness is introduced as an extension to our initial tone mapping framework. The results are compared with respect to specially developed baseline tone mappers and an extensive subjective evaluation is performed.

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Herwig J., Sobczyk M. and Pauli J. (2014). Tone Mapping for Single-shot HDR Imaging . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-003-1, pages 145-152. DOI: 10.5220/0004695401450152


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp14,
author={Johannes Herwig and Matthias Sobczyk and Josef Pauli},
title={Tone Mapping for Single-shot HDR Imaging},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={145-152},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004695401450152},
isbn={978-989-758-003-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)
TI - Tone Mapping for Single-shot HDR Imaging
SN - 978-989-758-003-1
AU - Herwig J.
AU - Sobczyk M.
AU - Pauli J.
PY - 2014
SP - 145
EP - 152
DO - 10.5220/0004695401450152