CyanogenMod has realised that its latest ROM will have an HDR mode with the stock CyanogenMod 10.1 camera. Like the stock HDR functions which are made available on the Nexus 4, with this HDR mode on the latest CM build will capture multiple images and finally producing a single HDR image.
To carry out this process, the camera first takes three pictures. The variations of the three pictures are essential and for this the first picture is one of minimal exposure. The next is one at neutral exposure and finally the third picture is one at maximum exposure. The camera then takes these three pictures and processes them through a system involving the use of complex algorithms to render one HDR image. CyanogenMod however cautions that there may be some discrepancies and quirks when the final image is produced. A representative said, “some oddities may occur while using the HDR option on the CM 10.1 camera”.
The developers have released guidelines for users looking to try the HDR option as follows:
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