14 Photos - Dec 19, 2015
Photo: Nexus 6P, HDR+ Auto (stayed off)
The street is underexposed, sky color washed out and exposing discoloration in highlights. Buildings highlights clippedPhoto: Nexus 6P, HDR+ On
HDR+ tonemapping based on multiple exposures re-exposes the street better (it is still underexposed).
Highlights are recovered for the most part, sky and mountains in the background well exposedPhoto: Nexus 6P, HDR+ Auto (stayed off)
Blue sky is lost, some buildings and the clock burnedPhoto: Nexus 6P, HDR+ Disabled
Same as HDR+ AutoPhoto: Nexus 6P, HDR+ On
Good resultPhoto: Nexus 6P, automatic exposure, HDR+ Auto (stayed off)Photo: Nexus 6P, automatic exposure, HDR+ enabled.
In this example, HDR+ does the opposite of what's desired: it increases the contrast instead of extending the dynamic range.
The subject is completely underexposedPhoto: Nexus 6P, tap to expose on the building, HDR+ Auto (stayed off)
HDR+ Auto should have activated it, a very large part of the content is clippedPhoto: Nexus 6P, tap to expose on the building, HDR+ OffPhoto: Nexus 6P, tap to expose on the building, HDR+ On
Okay result, a lot of the sky is still burnedPhoto: Nexus 6P, HDR+ Auto (stayed off)
Reasonable result for a single exposure, but slightly overexposedPhoto: Nexus 6P, HDR+ On:
Reduced exposure overall, increased contrast a little and crush shadows instead of recovering themPhoto: Nexus 6P, tap to expose on the shadows, HDR+ Auto (stayed off)
HDR+ Auto should have turned it onPhoto: Nexus 6P, tap to expose on shadows, HDR+ On:
Both background and shadows are exposed correctly
Some buildings are still clipped