One Week Remaining - HDR Contest!

There's only one week remaining to get your entry into the 2016 Pinnacle HDR Contest. It's easy and it's free! Do it today.

Unlike most photography contests, there is no fee to enter the contest. Hurry. Entries will be accepted until midnight October 30. Check out the contest details HERE.

Here's a nice entry we received from Don Coughlan that preserves highlights and uses HDR well to preserve shadow detail.

Pinnacle will be demonstrating New Video Technology at the Image Sensors Americas conference

Pinnacle Imaging Systems will be demonstrating two Ultra HDR video platforms at the Image Sensors Americas conference in Burlingame, CA Oct. 25th and 26th, showcasing a 120 dB HDR video reference kit and a 90 dB kit demonstrating Pinnacle’s advanced locally adaptive tone mapping block utilizing in-pixel HDR from a Fairchild HWK1910A sensor.

In addition, Pinnacle’s Dr. Igor Vanyushin, VP of R & D will be presenting Methodologies for Increasing Dynamic Range & the Impact on ADAS, Autonomous Driving, Commercial Drones, Intelligent Surveillance and Industrial Application.

Contest Entry - Check It Out

Here is a nicely crafted southwest scene from Brent Loe. We especially like how he used HDR to preserve the exposure, color and detail in the foreground.

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Nice Interior HDR

Interior photography can be really difficult because of the varying light sources. Here Frank Herzog's HDR Contest entry does a nice job balancing various interior light sources with natural light streaming in through the door. Nice!

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Natural And Elegant

We're really please to see very natural use of HDR in this year's HDR Contest entries. Here's a very elegant submission, again by Stanley Klasz.

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Details In The Night

This year's contestants in the 2016 HDR Contest have a really good handle on night HDR shooting. Here's a nice one from Graham Down. Graham used HDR Express with a 3-shot bracket. The subject is the view from the Old Bullring in Barcelona Spain.

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Cool Landscape

We're receiving some wonderful entries into the HDR Contest. Here's a nice landscape from Stanley Klasz.

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Great HDR Contest Entry

We're excited here at Pinnacle. Great entries are coming in for the 2016 Pinnacle HDR Contest. Here's some nice interior work by Jane Coelho that just came in today. Check our blog and Facebook pages for more work from contestants.

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Early Submissions To The 2016 HDR Contest

The entries have already started rolling in for this year's Pinnacle HDR Contest. We're thrilled to see some excellent work. Here is a submission by Dennis Hill.

SI's Simon Bruty Packs For Rio Olympics

The Olympics are in full swing and incredible photographs are pouring in from every news outlet from NBC to the NY Times to even political outlets like the Huffington Post. There's a lot to be learned from the seasoned photographers who have been sent to cover the games and few photographers have the pedigree of Sports Illustrated's Simon Bruty. Here's a great article on the PetaPixel website detailing the five plus bags of equipment Bruty needs to get his job done.

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