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Chapter Nine. Shooting HDR Like a Pro: H... > Which Types of Scenes Make Good HDR ...

Which Types of Scenes Make Good HDR Shots

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Since the process of shooting HDRs is pretty mechanical (the camera does most of the work), the real creativity of HDR photography is finding shots that look great as HDR images, because not everything makes a great HDR image. In fact, some types of images just look fantastic as HDR, while others, like photos of people, well...in short, I’d just avoid shooting HDR shots of people. So, what does look good? Start by looking for scenes that have a wide range of light—really dark areas and other parts that are really bright. HDR was made for situations like this (which is why you see a lot of dawn and dusk landscape shots in HDR). So, extreme changes in light will give you the expanded range part, but you’ll still need subjects that make for g....http://500px.com


  

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