Back in Colorado, this was shot during a day hike at Eagle’s Nest Open Space.
A fairly blah day, but HDR plus some extra contrast in Silver Efex Pro turned blah into wow. Here’s the “ordinary” shot, without any fancy pixel poking:
Here’s what it looks like with HDR:
Not bad, but I think the black and white makes it much better.
Technical Data: Canon Rebel XTi; Canon EF-S 17-85 f/4-5.6 IS USM at 17 mm; f/8 at 1/640, 1/2500, and 1/60; ISO 100.