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Cloudy Sky in Nova Scotia

Cloudy Sky in Nova Scotia

Year: 2009, Month: June

Canada > Nova Scotia > Windsor

Still on the HDR theme, and this photograph in my 'Photo of the Month' series shows that you can use High Dynamic Range photography outdoors as well, on a normal kind of a day, under normal kind of conditons. So why would you want to? At a first glance, the scene looks like any kind of cloudy day you might be used to seeing in Canada. Not too bright, not too dark: it doesn't seem much of a candidate for getting the tripod out and setting the camera to shoot multiple exposures. Is it worth the bother?

The answer is to be found in the clouds for this photograph. There is a lot of white up there, and the values when seen on your histogram are hugely different from the values elsewhere in the scene: flowers, bushes, trees, and grass. Looking at the normally exposed photograph of the sequence, you would see that the clouds are just a mass of white. Most of the fine detail in them has been lost. This is therefore an ideal use of HDR. By taking a variety of exposures that capture the subtleties of the cloud details, and combining that with a nicely exposed shot of everything on the ground, the end result is a scene that delights the eye, that shows the land and the clouds just the way we remembered them to be.

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