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A World in HDR by Trey Ratcliff

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Chapter 4. The Perspective of Light

The patterns of light we encounter and record over time are uniquely ours. Those of us who are photographers already understand how light’s practice can fundamentally change the way we experience the world. We are accustomed to using the camera frame to reduce entropy and compose a mathematical pattern out of a chaotic world that looks beautiful to us.

Once you start experiencing the world and capturing it in HDR, it can add another layer to this already rich experience. I implore you to throw off the shackles of existing camera technology. For too long we have come to expect and live with the light limitations of a camera. We see the world one way and capture it in another. This does not make sense. If you have ...

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