HDR stands for High Dynamic Range or HDRI – High Dynamic Range Imaging. This method was developed to produce a high dynamic range image from several different photographs ( usually three – with high exposure, low exposure and standard exposure) and usually merging them in Adobe Photoshop or any other image processing software for tone-mapping. HDR is becoming more and more popular with its stunning magical and surreal effects.
I chose car HDR photos because cars are very detailed naturally, so adding HDR effect gives amazing results – just check out this collection. However I know it’s not so complete, just small chunk of inspiration, click on the images to lead You to the pages from which they’ve been originally taken. 31 Stunning HDR Car Photographs Further reading
If You are more interested in HDR photos and how to create this kind of effect, I found more great resource, portfolio and tutorials. See the great detail and anime effects of images below. HDR don’t stop to amaze.
Possibly one of the best HDR creation guides, showing step by step how to get this amazing effect, very detailed.
This tutorial will explain one of the hottest new trends in Photography. HDR! Learn how to shoot, merge and tone-map photos to extend the dynamic range and produce those painted looking results with Photoshop CS3.