If you have an HDR monitor like the Apple XDR display, you will immediately know what this post is about. Those of you with “normal” displays may see a difference, but it may not be that obvious.
This post is made possible by a confluence of very cool things. My neighbor bought a new camera and shot this image containing washed-out highlights, Adobe Camera Raw can export images in AVIF HDR format, there is this easy-to-use AVIF plugin for WordPress, and and Chromium-based browsers can now display HDR images! What a time to be alive!
In time, I may post a bit more about how these things all came together to change my web site forever, but now it’s time for dinner.
For comparison, here is today’s featured image in JPEG format: