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.

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Bracketed images combined.

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Shot for only the window.

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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.

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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