Start HDR photography

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, including the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, in St Louis, MO, USA.
Image credit: Kevin McCoy
Date:1 June 2010

Take photos
Shoot at least three pictures of the scene with a range of exposure settings.

Upload into application
Load the photos into image-processing software to create an HDR image.

Tweak the photo
Give the image maximum pop through an imageediting process called tone mapping.

Save and share
The fi nal HDR photo combines details from multiple shots.