5-minute photo tips: Use Auto HDR and save your exposure struggles!

In-camera Features
Pros prefer shooting during blue and golden hours, here the HDR technique helps to correctly expose the scene (Image credit: Jignesh Chavda)

Improves: Color / contrast

Capturing the intricate details of a high-contrast scene with one exposure can be a daunting challenge, as it is bound to either overexpose bright areas or underexpose dark ones. 

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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.