Classic HDR Landscape

Challenge #6 in the The Power of Editing series. Hosted by sagebrushfire.
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This is the most common use of HDR. Can you take advantage of multiple exposures to create a colorful landscape with a wide dynamic range? Use your photography and editing skills to create a landscape that has a a classic HDR look, specifically it should have a high dynamic range and NO areas of unnecessarily blown highlights or blackened shadows. Use of multiple exposure is not 100% necessary when shooting in RAW with certain cameras; you can get very good dynamic range if you know what you're doing.
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a yosemite sunrise
by Ferpect
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I took this shot from the valley view location at Yosemite National Park. The sun was rising over the mountains and was lighting up the granite cliffs in glorious golden light.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 16th January, 2013 00:58 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 9th December, 2012
Focal length: 17 mm
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Aperture: F11
ISO: 100
Notes: used a three photo HDR for this image used HDR Efex pro to get natural looking high dynamic range..
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