Bracketing in Photoshop to Fix iPhone exposure problems

by mike ~ July 14, 2009

I took a couple photos of a beautiful summer sky over a field the other day on my iPhone.  I couldn’t quite get the exposure right, though.  If I focused on the ground, the sky got blown out, and if I focused on the sky, the ground was very dark.

Over-exposed

Focused on the ground: Over-exposed sky

Under-exposed

Focused on the sky: Under-exposed ground

I remembered reading about bracketing though, so I took one of each and followed the instructions here:

http://ioncreativity.com/wordpress2/?cat=7

And here’s what I wound up with:

Bracketed

Bracketed: Just right!

Very cool results!  Click each pic for a bigger version.

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