Quote Originally Posted by bjorke View Post
The particular "look" of HDR images is tonal compression in the extreme areas. Thiscontext-sensitive tone-mapping requires a "deep" picture, but I see a lot of "HDR" images on flickr that are made from a single RAW file, which may in many cases have less tonal range than a color neg
Yes - I think in many of these cases, the users do not really understand HDR. it is likely that they could achieve the same result without converting the 16-bit image data to 32-bits.