Background to the Frankston Shoot.

I’ve been asked if the photos are HDR a couple times now, so I thought I’d share the same info here just in case anyone else wants to know.

To answer the question, it’s not a HDR, although I have nothing against using HDR when it’s needed.

I simply took a single exposure at the correct timing and metered for the highlights, which was in this case, the sunset. With some standard editing for contrasts in Lightroom, followed by Photoshop, I came up with the end result.

Here’s some visual proof of before and after in Lightroom, and as you can see, the Nikon D3x has some amazing dynamic range (I’m sure it’s the greatest DR of all the current cameras).

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