The folks over at dpreview
have started a new series of articles Uwe Steinmueller of Digital Outback Photo
on the art of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography. The first chapter covers the basics of dynamic range and the basics of High Dynamic Range photography. Future articles planned will cover dynamic range, HDR challenges, HDR workflow, advanced HDR topics and HDR Showcases.
The article is well written and should give newbies to HDR photography a very solid understanding of the subject. The article explains scene dynamic range, camera dynamic range, output dynamic range and the dynamic range of human vision. Overall, a very informative read.
Link: dpreview: The art of HDR photography - part 1