Dynamic Dancing

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THERE’S LOTS OF TALK and fuss now about HDR techniques, and the layering of, well, layers and layers of frames made with different exposures and focus points, all with the intent of making a single frame of photography appear to get its arms around everything from 0 to 255 and to focus from the tip of your nose to the depths of infinity. It’s all pretty cool and doable, with the power of Photoshop and in that very magical land known simply as “post.”

Remember when to “post” something meant to mail it?

But expanding the dynamic range of our materials has been with us since the first exposure, made by the redoubtable ...

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