“HDR” used to bring to mind surreal landscapes with garish colors and very few shadows. Fortunately, high-dynamic range photography has matured beyond those early days, and is a useful technique for getting more detail out of any scene. The latest iPhone and other smartphone cameras use HDR liberally to create good shots in all types of situations. We talk about making HDR photos using traditional cameras and techniques and also the new iPhone's computational methods.
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- Photos of Chipping Campden (Google images)
- Graduated neutral density filter (round)
- Graduated neutral density filter (rectangular, requires a holder)
- Aurora HDR: A Photoversity Guide, Jeff’s book
- Trey Ratcliffe's HDR
- The Best Camera Lens Filters, Flashes, and Accessories for Taking Great Photos
- The iPhone XS is a leap forward in computational photography, Jeff’s article at DPReview
- Lightroom Classic CC
- Lightroom CC (which does not have HDR capability)
- Affinity Photo for desktop
- Aurora HDR 2019
- Jeff: SanDisk Rescue Pro software
- Kirk: Hoya Pro 1 Polarizing filter. (Be sure to search for the diameter that matches your lens.)
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