Photo: HDR+ mode off. Nexus 6 can’t handle this much dynamic range, so it exposes for the women’s faces, causing the landscape and sky to blow out. For details see the Google Research Blog post at: http://googleresearch.blogspot.com/2014/10/hdr-low-light-and-high-dynamic-range.html
Photo: HDR+ mode on. Nexus 6 successfully captures the women, landscape, and sky.
Photo: HDR+ mode off.  This picture is captured at dusk. Without enough light, a single shot by Nexus 6 is noisy (grainy).  Zoom in (press the magnifying glass button) to see it.
Photo: HDR+ mode on. Look how much brighter, cleaner, and sharper this image is than the previous one. Zoom in and notice how much more detail you can see in her hair and eyelashes.
Photo: HDR+ mode off.  It was dark in Princeton University Chapel, so this shot suffers blur from camera shake, smearing from strong de-noising, and plenty of residual noise in the shadows.
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Marc Levoy
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HDR+ mode off.  This picture is captured at dusk. Without enough light, a single shot by Nexus 6 is noisy (grainy).  Zoom in (press the magnifying glass button) to see it.
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