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first time shooting HDR - Help!


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Hello All!

 

Im looking to shoot some HDR, I have a D7100...I noticed there are two modes. An HDR mode and the Bracket mode. I understand with the bracket mode it will shot X number of photos with different exposure settings. But how does the HDR mode work? Which should I start with? *note it will no allow you to pick HDR and bracket together*

 

Thanks everyone!



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The BKT mode produces a series of shots with varied exposures, just as you think.

 

The HDR mode produces a single HDR jpg in-camera.

 

You will be much better off using a bracketed series and merging the files in post as you have much more control and can produce a more (or less) natural looking final photo according to your own taste.


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Thank you Sir!! I'll do just that. 



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Artistically speaking, I never liked HDR but for interior architecture.

I prefer to teach my students to exploit better the DR of their camera
using their best friend: the histogram.


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