75 Stunning HDR Images: The Ultimate HDR Collection

by Matt on November 23, 2008 · 24 comments

in Galleries and Collections,Photography

High Dynamic Range photography can produce very beautiful images, and has become quite popular. I previously posted a set of HDR city scenes. Here is a collection of over 75 beautiful HDR images that aren’t overdone. (I think flickr is going to kill me for all the hits!). Also, feel free to post or link to other images in the comments section below.

Note: All of the images link to the original on flickr.

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{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

Sean Neill November 23, 2008 at 6:45 pm

Holy crap, Matt! What a collection.
In terms of HDR inspiration, I am set for a good year or too.
Thanks so much for this.

StuckInCustoms November 24, 2008 at 3:30 pm

Hey cool – you have 21 of my images on here! Glad to make your list… you found some other amazing ones too… new stuff I have never seen… such a fun artform – I can look at this stuff all day!

fabrice November 30, 2008 at 1:54 am

woww .. really nice HDR photo collection,.. thanks for this..

John December 9, 2008 at 3:58 am

I’m sorry, but I find these images incredibly heavy handed. It’s what annoys me so much when looking at images in magazines is the falsified highlights and shadows. Might as well just render images in my now. I realize I’m being a sour puss but I really hope this isn’t the future of photography. Also I i’m not sure if all of these images are true hdr because it would require at least 3 various exposures and when applied to subject matter that is moving, would yield a disconnected, fragmented result.

Ema December 14, 2008 at 12:16 am

Haha mine’s 36th from the bottom (if I counted correctly) – The one of Georgian Bay. I’m flattered to be in your “Ultimate Collection” :)

Charles - iNoereN December 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm

Wow… that’s amazing…. great collection… very cool!

Tony Oravet January 23, 2009 at 5:13 pm

Wow! What a great selection of HDR images. These are incredible!

Thomas January 24, 2009 at 3:38 am

I’m going to have to agree with John here, a lot of these action shots can’t possibly be real HDR images.

Jonathan Patterson January 24, 2009 at 9:04 pm

These are brilliant!

Bill Laudeman March 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm

Oof – like a punch in the eye! Most of these are painfully over-actinic. Like shouting everything instead of speaking; Shakespeare at the top of your lungs.

solexy April 14, 2009 at 5:20 am

cool photos

Rob May 20, 2009 at 1:39 pm

I agree with some of the comments — some of these images are too difficult to look at. Too vibrant, if anything. :-(

Landscape Photography July 14, 2009 at 4:37 am

There were a few nice examples of subtle HDR in there, although some of them were overdone to the point of having halos around objects.

I too wondered about the action shots such as the rally car, perhaps the action aspect was from one exposure and the sky and non moving components were captured using various exposures??

Keith August 17, 2009 at 7:26 pm

Some of mine!

PhotoG December 6, 2009 at 6:34 am

Hmmm… only few shots that aren’t too much overdone… And rally shot… can’t believe that its real HDR.

الأندرويد September 23, 2010 at 6:24 am

real HDR .. very clear and very beautiful most of them i use as wallpaper for my pc .
great post

raf January 17, 2011 at 7:42 am

raf sistemleri

They’re very nice photos. I like them. Thanks.

Jubbinaut April 19, 2011 at 5:23 pm

HDR is possible with an action shot. You take your bracketed exposures from a single RAW image then merge.

raf May 24, 2011 at 8:42 am

super photoes :D

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