Fight Back Against Harsh Backlight with High Dynamic Range

A comparison of shots taken with a camera using no WDR, WDR, and HDR.

If you’ve ever tried to capture surveillance images in a scene with highly contrasted lighting, such as near a large window or door, you’ve probably experienced the following results:

Your image was either overexposed in the lighter part of the scene, due to bright sunlight in the background, or it was underexposed in the shadowed areas, blacking out important details.

That’s because unlike the human eye, which can adapt to a wide variety of lighting conditions, a typical security camera has a limited dynamic range.

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