Download Pro HDR
I was recently in beautiful Alberta, Canada and while I was there I met up with one my travel colleagues and award-winning photographer Gary Arndt (you can follow him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest). While we were having dinner, we stepped outside to take a picture of the sunset. We both pulled out our smartphones and snapped photos, and when we got back to the table we compared photographs.
After seeing Gary’s, I didn’t even bother showing the others mine. It was pathetic. I asked Gary how he did it, and he told me that instead of just snapping the picture raw, he used an app called Pro HDR (available on both iOS and Android for $1.99). The app basically takes two photos and automatically aligns and blends the images, giving you a perfectly exposed, amazing image that rivals what you’d take with a high-end point-and-shoot camera. My wife quickly downloaded it to her iPhone 5S and then took this photo (cropped, above), which I honestly think could win an award.
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