I ALWAYS THOUGHT THE HDR EFFECT WAS HARD BUT IT’S ACTUALLY LIKE A 5 STEP THING BESIDES DUPLICATING AND FLATTENING SHIT HOLY FUCK I CAN DO IT. I’M SO EXCITED WOW THAT’S LOVELY and I have to share because no one every taught me this.
Open your picture.
Duplicate layer (Ctrl+J)
Overlay that shit 50%
Flatten image (Ctrl+E)
Duplicate that one layer that you have now (Ctrl+J)