I’m experimenting a bit more with the Nik HDR Efex Pro 2 software. I wanted to show you the HDR output along with the original “close to the right exposure” frame. People can get carried away and overdo the effect, but I’m trying to take a more subtile approach.
Here is the image combining 8 frames into one to expand the dynamic range:
Here is the single exposure image:
Which do you like better?
P.S. If you look closely, you can see the moon high in the sky.