With all of the photography being produced with iPhones, I couldn’t resist using what is called “Wide Dynamic Range” on my Samsung. Having ditched my Apple device last year, I had hoped for decent results. And, I am not at all disappointed. This is one of those spur of the moment, grab shots while I was out retrieving my mail. We have floral plantings in just about every section of our yard including the area around the mailbox. And these are in full bloom in April along with everything else.
This wide dynamic range setting is very similar to what my Nikon D700, using Active D-Lighting, can do with highlights and shadows to balance a scene. And it’s a pretty good method for getting realistic, pseudo high dynamic range images.
I loaded this shot of our beautiful Clematis Vine blossoms straight into Adobe Photoshop and did my usual adjustments; curves, hue/saturation and sharpening.
Even though the resolution from these new techno wonders is limited, the results can be very satisfying, as you can see.