I’m pretty impress with the dynamic range in this scene considering how I’m shooting into the sunrise but the Blue Heron is still visible and not completely black. This is a single exposure image with light tone mapping in Photomatix Pro for a little color and detail in the shadows.
Learn How to Create Photos Like the Captain with…
“Click Here for Captain Kimo’s eBook Membership”
Software I use for processing my photos:
Photomatix Pro – Used for creating high dynamic range.
Topaz Plugins – Photoshop enhancement plugin.
Picasa – Free photo management program.
PS Elements – Used for post processing HDR images.
Lightroom – For adding the finishing touch.