Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth – Rick McEvoy HDR Photography
This is the second image of the Spinnaker Tower. The first image was taken on my Canon Eos 5D using my 17-40mm F4 L lens with an exposure of 1/100th of a second at f16, ISO 400. This image was taken using an exposure of 1/200th of a second, f16, ISO 400. By increasing the shutter speed by one stop I have reduced the amount of light the sensor receives by one stop, achieving an underexposed image.
I use auto-bracketing on my camera to produce a set of three images, the first one the correct exposure, the second photograph one stop under-exposed and the third shot one stop over exposed. The reason for this is that quite often it is not possible to capture the whole tonal range in a scene.
What I am going to do is merge the three images, identical apart from the exposure. I am going to export them from Adobe Lightroom into Photomatix 4.2 and produce a single HDR (High Dynamic Range) image.
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