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    Your critiques please. An experiment in the bush with HDR to see if it captured more detail and colour range or not. 24-105 lens at 24mm, iso100, f22 to get blurry water look, Hoya UV filter pretecting lens. The HDR set made from same but with a +1EV and -1EV either side and only used cs4 to do the HDR.

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    hmm, probably not the best scene to test this on as there isn't a great deal of dynamic range in the 0EV image, as would be expected there is very little difference between the two


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    As Paul said, photograph something with more range, e.g. something with the sky/dark shadows in it. Also use +/- 2 Ev to see more effect.
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    You realise that to be effective (HDR) the scene needs a large dynamic range?

    And that at ISO 100 you have about 12 stops of DR already. So -1 and +2 will at best give you 14stops...

    I think the HDR image does look a touch better due to the less blown hilites on the water.
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    Thanks guys for all your comments above, points noted. Lighting was quite strong and was hoping it might pull out a bit more detail in the shadows. Have done traditonal blue sky landscape HDR thing before and wanted to see if it would do anything for a scene like above.

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    And that at ISO 100 you have about 12 stops of DR already. So -1 and +2 will at best give you 14stops...
    I am agree with this point.

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