Multiple exposures (bracketed shots) below to cover the entire dynamic range,

which also reduces noise. The interior was rather dark and a long way from the

bright exterior outside the window.

Bracketed images combined.

Shot for only the window.

Here is the final blended image. Notice the exterior is brighter than the interior.

That's because the exterior was brighter than the exterior, which allows for a more realistic image.


1) Tripod for all shots

2) Cable release

3) Mirror Up Mode

4) Nikon D800 set on Manual Mode

5) No flash


1) Lightroom 5

2) Nik Software HDR Efex Pro 2

3) Photoshop CC