Photo Lesson: HDR… What’s That About?

You may have heard of it. Possibly seen the letters on your camera or smart phone screen: HDR. What does that mean? What does it do? Why should you care? Glad you asked. What follows is a simplified, lay explanation of HDR but it should suffice for our purposes. I’m also including some photos so you can see for yourself. READ MORE…

The HDR image at the bottom right combines the best of the other three.
The HDR image at the bottom right combines the best of the other three. Click to enlarge into a new web browser window.
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2 thoughts on “Photo Lesson: HDR… What’s That About?”

  1. Thanks for the photo tip. Interesting and useful. Will think about that as I make my final camera choice. Are you remembering last winter in the campground near Yuma?Arizona/CA?

    1. I wonder if there is a camera that actually does HDR well. Dunno… I really haven’t paid much attention to cameras in recent years. I did just sell an old one and replaced it with a Nikon D7100. One reason I chose that model is because it will auto bracket up to 5 shots for HDR. Another reason was that they reduced the price $500 presumably because they are clearing them out.

      I just heard from some friends that I met last year in the desert that they will be heading back there, so yeah, I’ve thought about it 🙂

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