Capturing the Tower Window

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In this video on HDR photography, professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet, solves the problem of the bright, blown-out, tower window in the old prison. He comments, “Given the wide range of natural light, this is an ideal HDR candidate.”

In the first step, Tony takes one aperture priority image, using the average light reading off the camera meter. He then makes exposures three stops down and one stop up off the average. He is recording all the details in both the shadows and highlights, which provides the data he will need to process the final HDR photograph.

Join pro photographer, Tony Sweet, as he shows you how to capture the HDR photograph under difficult lighting conditions.

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