Tarbert Loch Fyne

This was the dramatic sky I encountered on a visit to Tarbert last September. The range of brightness between the sky and the buildings was huge and so you could only get a correctly exposed sky or a correctly exposed street. To get both, handheld, I used auto bracketing and the impressive burst speed of the Canon 7D (7+ fps) to get three exposures with minimal movement between them. The trouble is that you then have to import the three images into “photomatix” or a similar HDR software to merge them to even out the exposures. It has only taken me 3 months or so to get round to this!

Addition:

Just for Julie, here are the three exposures used to make the HDR.

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  • Julie

    Wow, that’s worked really well. Would be interesting to see the original 3 shots.

  • Good idea, I have updated the post to include those exposures.