There seems to be a lot of people excited and curious about the Pentax K-x and its built in HDR mode, but there are few examples online that actually show a comparison between a normal jpeg, a Pentax K-x HDR photo, and an auto-bracketed exposure post processed with Photomatix. Well, here it is…
Note: click on each image to see it larger.
First we will look at a standard jpeg of the scene.
Next this is the same shot using the Pentax K-x and its built in HDR mode. (hand held, HDR strong or HDR 2)
And finally the same shot but using auto-bracketed exposures at +/- 3ev and post processed in Photomatix. (hand held)