pfstmo_reinhard05 man page

pfstmo_reinhard05 — Photoreceptor based dynamic range reduction


pfstmo_reinhard05 [--brightness <val>] [--chromatic <val>] [--light <val>] [--verbose] [--help]


This command implements a tone mapping operator as described in:

Dynamic Range Reduction Inspired by Photoreceptor Physiology. E. Reinhard and K. Devlin. In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2005.


--brightness <val>, -b <val>

Brightness correction (-8..8), parameter 'f' in paper.  Default value: 0.0

--chromatic <val>, -c <val>

Amount of chromatic adaptation (von Kries model) (0..1), parameter 'c' in paper. Default value: 0.0

--light <val>, -l <val>

Amount of light adaptation adaptation (0..1), parameter 'l' in paper. Default value: 1.0


Print additional information during program execution.


Print list of commandline options.


pfsin memorial.hdr | pfstmo_reinhard05 -s 0.5 | pfsgamma -g 2.2 | pfsout memorial.png

Tone map image and save it in png format.

See Also

pfsgamma(1) pfsin(1) pfsout(1) pfsview(1)


Please report bugs and comments on implementation to  Grzegorz Krawczyk <>.