lomer18 - For those just getting starting on HDR - or wanting to see if it's for them, the HDR Labs folk have a fairly neat app to get started with. It's Freeware, and has quite a few functions - though of course, not like the pro applications. It's standalone, so doesn't need Photoshop or Gimp.
> The Site has some very nice examples of the results, an FAQ, and explanations. I think it's at least worth a look.
> My current camera - Fuji S2000HD, which being a newby to anything above P&S on Auto, I bought for the "movie" functions, not knowing the "proper functions" to look for - like Aperture Priority, which it doesn't have, can only do -1 to +1 EV, in 1/3 increments, so is not really enough for HDR.
> I think I'll be getting a Canon SX10 IS - which is a lot better than the Fuji on the photos-functions. That has +2 to -2 EV - and the bracketing point is pre-settable - which will at least give me some play with HDR, even if the range is nowhere near to DSLR.
> The above Site does show that +2 to -2 EV is at least "workable". It's at: