Sunsets: Tonemapping vs Importing from RAW

I’ve been playing around with tonemapping software – Photomatix – which can both be used to create HDR photos from bracketed JPEGs, and an HDR photo from a single RAW file. These are some photos I took of the same sunset (varying zoom levels), and I tonemapped some and just did a regular RAW-to-PNG conversion for another. I’m still trying to figure out what these techniques do for photos.  Can you tell which is which?

DSC00523_tonemapped

DSC00524_tonemapped

DSC00529_tonemapped

DSC00528

 

Answer: the first three are tonemapped with Photomatix; the last one is not.

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