Back in Colorado, this was shot during a day hike at Eagle’s Nest Open Space.


WIRR 2009 Feb3

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:


WIRR 2009 Feb3 plain



Here’s what it looks like with HDR:


WIRR 2009 Feb3 color


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.

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