Summary
- Photography involves creative processes, but...
- High dynamic range imaging is NOT a creative process.
- Tone reproduction is NOT a creative process.
- HDRI is an imaging pipeline, of which tone reproduction is a component.
 
- Use and abuse any algorithm, including tone reproduction, but...
- HDRI enables natural reproductions without any noticeable artifacts.
 
- Compression artifacts should not become synonymous with HDRI.
- Equating artefact-ridden images with HDRI is killing an exciting new field.