A little better on the HDR??

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    What was your deciding factor to use HDR with this scene?

    What was your goal to accomplish with HDR techniques?

    Were there blown highlights or detail challenged shadows?
     
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    I think you effectively used hdr, great job!
     
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    I have been trying to find a scene that is right for HDR as no one seems to like the subjects I have been shooting. I chose this scene because of the clouds and how gorgeous the sky was.

    There were some blown highlights in the lower right portion of the sky, tried to make them not so exposed. There were not many shadows as there wasn't much sunlight.

    So are you saying this is not a good pic?
     
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    Thanks for the background on the photo, sounds like you picked a nice opportunity to bring out the sky - looks cool, especially to the right where the orange is - guessing that's where it was tricky/blown?
     
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    Improvement!
     
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    Yay! You mean I finally got a decent one? Lol. Thanks for the comments, much appreciated!
     
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    Haha you give yourself so much self confidence lol
     
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    Lol it's because every time I post a picture somewhere it gets shot down faster than a Duck in Duckhunt!
     
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    How many different exposures did you use for this HDR image? The dark areas in the trees seem too dark and could be brought out a bit more.

    Nice texture in the clouds.
     
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    not a great deal of HDR effect in this picture but good try :)
     
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    I used 5 exposures. I had tried three but someone in another forum suggested I do more.
     

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