HDRSpotting 2.0 Now Live!

Come see the new HDRSpotting 2.0!

The team has been working very hard on the amazing new release of HDRSpotting 2.0! There are so many new features! Here are a few of them:

– Immediate approval of uploaded images
– Tools used! You can list out what software tools were used in the creation
– Infinite Scroll for that “Pinterest” feel
– Customizable square thumbnail crop
– Newly Popular algorithm keeps the front page filled with some pretty and inspirational HDRs
– New black background for full-screen viewing
– Search by lens, camera, and much much more!

Video about HDRSpotting

We used the first 15 minutes of the live show yesterday to show off some of the new stuff about HDRSpotting!

(and if you zoom ahead till 52:55, you’ll get to see a surprise visit from one of my daughters…hehe


Daily Photo – The Secret Pond in New Zealand

This amazing little place is right by my house! It’s less than a five minute drive. I put the location in HDRSpotting above… so if you click through, you can also visit this secret spot when you come here some day!

The Secret Pond in New Zealand

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-01-04 16:50:55
  • Camera
  • Camera Make
  • Exposure Time
  • Aperturef/5.6
  • ISO280
  • Focal Length28mm (28mm in 35mm)
  • Flashflash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
  • Exposure Programaperture priority
  • Exposure Bias

  • Trey, this is one of your best shots in a while! I absolutely love it! That sky is stunning; they way the dark cloud followed the contours of the mountain. Brilliant.

  • Casper van Zyl

    I take it your camera D800 is up and running if so you did not get back to us as you said but if it is I am happy for you. What a wonderful shot this is,makes me want to go walk a bouts.

  • susan ratcliff

    Sooo beautiful – perfect in fact!!

  • Russ Considine

    Trey: Really Beautiful shot – thanks for sharing!

  • Pete Halewood

    This is amazing – really, really, amazing shot. So many interesting features and character (love the little house by the lake), it’s pretty much perfect as Susan states. Surely one of your best shots from 2012 Trey….

  • Trey Ratcliff


  • Derek K

    The new site looks great! I’m happy to start uploading to it and I hope you get a lot more people to come check it out. 🙂

  • Andrea Boyle

    I agree–your shot is so perfect in a lot of ways! It certainly is a new favorite of mine!

  • Hi Trey.

    I’ve taken quite a few photos by that pond.

    Here’s a couple:





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