While training for the American Birkebeiner cross-country ski marathon in Hayward, Wisconsin in the Kettle Moraine State Forest southern unit, I took a few pictures with my iPhone. The Southern Unit consists of three cross-country ski trail systems: the Nordic, McMiller, and the Scuppernong. These photos came from either the Nordic system or the Scuppernong.
I have always liked the quality of the iPhone camera, but sometimes it is difficult to set the lighting. It seems the pictures are either too dark or too light and you cannot get the perfect balance. Thanks to an article by Leah Travels, I found an app that solves this problem.
The ProHDR app takes two photos, one light and one dark, and combines the two to make a better high definition picture. I have been in love with it ever since. The only problem with it is it is not too cold friendly. When you tap the screen it takes a minute to analyze the scene and then snap two pictures, and then combine them. This process takes less than a minute, but when you take your gloves off in zero degrees with sub zero wind chills, it seems like it takes forever.
Despite the slight added time, the ProHDR is worth it, and I think that you can see with these photos, does a pretty good job.
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