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How to use Microsoft Excel to do HDR Photography

File this under impressive and completely pointless (and also kinda hilarious). Software engineer Kevin Chen wanted to see if he could use Microsoft Excel to do high dynamic range (HDR) imaging work and presented his method at a conference called !!Con. In the presentation video you’ll see Chen is actually able to use spreadsheets to fix the blown out highlights of a photo. This begs the question: Is there anything Microsoft Excel can’t do?

Original image (left), Image produced by Microsoft Excel (right)
Original image (left), Image produced by Microsoft Excel (right)