111011_082 - Beckley Pond Brook, Norfolk
Small streams, especially those shaded by trees on either side, are difficult to
capture because there is such a wide disparity between the highlights and the shadows.
While layer masks in Photoshop will deliver a final image, I find I'd rather be out
shooting instead of sitting in front of a computer screen. Luckily there's HDR. HDR
stands for High Dynamic Range and the compression of tones starts out with a 5-stop
in-camera bracket followed by image processing in Photomatix. The result is an image
with the highlights and the shadows preserved.
The image was shot with a Nikon D3x and 24-70/2.8 lens at ISO 100.
This image is available framed or matte only in the following sizes:
● 8x10 print / 11x14 matte
● 11x14 print / 16x20 matte
● 16x20 print / 20x24 matte