The Beginner's Guide to HDR - Part 2

“High Dynamic Range” is a reference to the fact that cameras don’t see as much as our eyes do. HDR techniques are used to capture a series of images that are several stops above and/or below what the camera normally sees. Then using a process called “tone mapping,” we get a composite image that can bring out details a normal photograph might have a hard time showing. In our next installment, we’ll discuss how to bracket your shots to make your scene HDR-ready.

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Freelance photographer and ponderer of the unusual. I welcome the presence of mystery and the unknown. Wonder is not absent from the universe, and there is still room for the child in those who haven't yet allowed their hearts to wither to dust.

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