As a passionate photographer and photography trainer (see my website at http://www.joehoughtonphotography.ie ) I’m always on the lookout for new photography opportunities. The app which I now use almost all of the time when I’m using my iPhone camera is Pro HDR, and the results can be very impressive.
Phone cameras are improving all the time, but the small sensors have a very limited ability to capture a wide range of contrasts in any scene using just 1 shot. What HDR (which stands for High Dynamic Range) involves is combining shots of different exposures into a single image which has more detail in both the dark and light areas than the camera could capture in a single shot.
Pro HDR takes 2 shots and then combines them to give you a far better shot than you would normally get using a single exposure camera app.
Here’s an example of the shots – this first one is correctly exposed for the darker foreground…