Defining HDR (What It Is and Isn't)

"To understand the discussion on HDR it is important to first become familiar with a small associated vocabulary."
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"Considerations of HDR starts with understanding that our human visual system (HVS) has wonderful capability in terms of our ability to view real world scenes under an enormous range of scene illumination – from blinding sunlight to dim starlight," explains Canon's Larry Thorpe in a white paper entitled, "

High Dynamic Range (HDR): What It Is and What It Is Not

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"Our HVS cannot instantly do this if we are suddenly moved from one extreme of illumination to the other. The HVS must adapt over time," he continues.

"To understand the discussion on HDR it is important to first become familiar with a small associated vocabulary. There are terms that define important specifications associated with HDR." To learn more,

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