I’ve said this before when we talk about measuring the dynamic range of our scene. ‘If you don’t need HDR don’t use it”
It can be simply just an waste of time and Hard Drive storage space or it may even be detrimental to your final image.
Sometimes we just need to be reminded of this
Last weekend down at the Harbor I was shooting some buildings, mid-day, bright sunny mostly cloudless day. Measuring the dynamic range it really wasn’t beyond -2, + 2 of the meter. But for a couple of the buildings I shot an HDR 3 exposure +2, 0, -2 series just to see if something interesting may come of it. Well it didn’t
Here is one building in particular. One image is the HDR, one is just the 0 exposure. Continue reading