This is the before and after comparison of “James Bond Rock – Panorama – Phang Nga, Thailand (HDR)“. The final image was stitched from 9 RAW files and then tone-mapped and post-processed. In the top row, you see the original source images straight out of the camera. In the middle row, you see the result after stitching in Photoshop CS4 and tone-mapping using the detail enhancer option of Photomatix Pro 3.2. On the bottom row, you see the final image after a number of post-processing steps executed in Photoshop CS4.