If you are a great photography enthusiast and a fan of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos, an Android smartphone with the Pro HDR Camera app will be prefect for you. Check on our few examples and its usage.
What is HDR?
HDR is the abbreviated form of High Dynamic Range.
Wikipedia defines it as: A set of methods used in imaging and photography to capture a greater dynamic range between the lightest and darkest areas of an image than current standard digital imaging methods or photographic methods. HDR images can represent more accurately the range of intensity levels found in real scenes, from direct sunlight to faint starlight, and is often captured by way of a plurality of differently exposed pictures of the same subject matter.
In the example below you will see that some of these images look much dynamic than the normal image. Grab this app and I will show you how to click such pictures without much effort.
Pro HDR Camera is not a free app. But for the quality it brings to your photography, the price of $1.99 is worth it. You may easily get it from Google Play Store here.
Upon installation, choose the subject you want to click. Hold very still and click the capture button. Note: Click on the flash button beforehand if you want to use it.
Clicking on the HDR button will set the app to automatic. You are allowed to decide on the levels yourself to have a greater amount of control. This interface is easy to use and finger friendly and run on all screens.
Once the image has been captured, it will be processed. After which you will be allowed to adjust levels according to your own wish. There is provision to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, warmth and tint. Save it after you are done.
If you want to go back to the original picture tap the thumbnail of the picture that is saved on your device.
Go to the Settings menu and tweak how the application works for any clarification. It provides guide on how to save both the originals and the resulting HDR images, how to apply focus, how to perform editing later and so on. You are also allowed to decide on the resolution for your saved images.
You need not be a professional photographer to enjoy this app. Moreover, it will work properly on Motorola, HTC and most Samsung phones.
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