BBC Landscape photos fuel HDR debate

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BBC Landscape photos fuel HDR debate
Oct 19, 2009

Results from the Landscape Photographer of the Year competition:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_pictures/8314105.stm

have fuelled a discussion on HDR here,
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/photoblog/2009/10/landscape_award.html

with the usual camps developing. The problem in my view is not about whether PP is appropriate/allowable/inevitable.justified, but the artificiality of the results. Where is all the light on the foreground, particularly in the winner of the National Parks Award, supposed to have come from? Only a second sun could give some of these views.

But i do like the fell runners (even if stretching landscape) and Hebden Bridge in the snow.
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