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.