Getting the Whole Picture

Photography Talk
Photo: Joseph Meehan

Photographers know how difficult it is to

reproduce some of the things they can see.

That’s because their cameras don’t perceive what they do. Photographers can set their camera’s exposure for light areas in an image, like the windows in this photograph, or for dark areas against the walls of the stairway. But not for both, which is where high dynamic range photography comes in.

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