Have you ever wondered why it is that the beautiful scenery you witnessed during your last trip looks completely different in your photos even if you have decent, or high-end DSLR camera? Unfortunately, modern DSLR technology doesn’t even come close to matching an extremely sophisticated optical device like the human eye.
The number of tones from lightest light to darkest dark which camera can reproduce in single photo is called Dynamic Range. Even with latest rapid advances in camera technology, the dynamic range of even the best digital camera remains 3 times smaller than human eye. Thus, the best camera on the market can interpret only 1/3 of our human experience.
This never stops to amaze me. [Read more…]