9. HDR

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Capturing More of Your Landscape

Let’s acknowledge the elephant in the room right away. Many people think that high-dynamic-range (HDR) photography is gimmicky and not appropriate for traditional landscape photography. I acknowledge that HDR can be gimmicky, but it doesn’t have to be. It’s possible to do HDR landscapes that are totally real and accurate. I believe HDR can be a very important tool for all landscape photographers. And whether or not you know what HDR is all about, this chapter will help you understand and use it.

Personally, I’m not that interested in the gimmicky aspects of HDR photography. What HDR does do, however, is ...

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