Berkeley and the Bay - comparison shooting

Berkeley in HDR: tone mapping, originally uploaded by Shiny Things.

So here’s some photos I shot from a SEKRIT location in the hills above Berkeley, right on sunset on a clear November day, and then processed through Photomatix Pro to compress the dynamic range.

Which one is nicer - the super-saturated and lower-contrast one above (click here to see it larger), or the more shadowy one down below (click here to see it larger)?

Berkeley in HDR: exposure fusion