“Does that weather photo seem too good to be true? It just might be.
High-dynamic-range (HDR) photo techniques have become popular over recent years. It’s not hard to see why, as the enhancements can create eye-popping imagery, even sometimes from relatively uninteresting scenes.
It’s a one stop shop to getting a photo noticed. Or at least that’s the impression some seem to have. Unfortunately, it very often goes too far.”
What is HDR (high-dynamic-range)?
“HDR is a set of techniques to add light and color to the shadows and dark regions of a photographic image. In addition, bright, over-exposed regions of a photograph are given rich color and darkened. In theory, this can better approximate what the eye is able to see and a camera cannot.
HDR can be done by software manipulation of a single photographic exposure or by merging multiple exposures into a single image file. It has been increasingly popular with both skilled photographers and novices.”
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