One of the latest rages among Digital Camera enthusiasts is HDR, or High Dynamic Range photography. Since most cameras do not have the exposure latitude to capture the full range of brightness values that exist in the real world, you can increase the range of brightness in you images and prints with a digital camera and a program such as Photoshop. There are several ways to do this as explained in the article mentioned below.
Rather than try to explain the details here, PC Photo magazine has a great article about the subject here.
Here’s a sample HDR image from their article.