Have you ever had that photo you had taken of a sunset on a beach have the sky all white and washed out? Or maybe the sky is exposed properly but the foreground is all dark. Whether it is a Yosemite sunset, or Lake Tahoe sunrise, there is more 'dynamic range' than your camera can see. Yes, even for those $5000 DSLR cameras, your naked eye can see more range of light than the cameras. You need to learn about using High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography to merge together images.
This is a great source of learning about HDR Photography and blending
those landscape images to make the perfect photos! I use some of these
techniques to process my images and get the best of the skies and and
foreground all in sync. StuckinCustoms has excellent HDR tutorials from Trey Ratliff and will get you up and going. Good luck and let me know if you have any questions about the tutorials ! John
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