Welcome to our HDR Learning Center, produced in partnership with HDRsoft (makers of Photomatix).
- To get started, check out our HDR Primer
- To download a free trial of Photomatix
- A list of Auto Exposure Bracketing settings by camera model
- Get inspired by great HDR photographers
Our Google+ HDR Hangout
Recent Posts About HDR
- Shooting Landscapes? Go the Extra Mile
- Deghosting HDR Images in Photomatix
- How to Use HDR for Nighttime Photography
- Offbeat with Joel Grimes
- Beat the Bracket Racket – Shooting HDR Base Images the Right Way
- How I Got the Shot : HDR Interior Architecture
- HDR Hangout: Creating Natural Looking HDR Images
- Making a HDR file in Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop
- Create Great HDR Images without a Remote Trigger
- HDR Hangout: Choosing Between Tone Mapping or Exposure Fusion
- HDR Exposure Fusion with Photomatix Pro
- Lightroom Hangout: HDR for FUN!
- Photowalk: Arlington, TX with Levi Sim
- Photofocus Podcast September 5, 2015 — Lindsay Adler and Ron Pepper
- Five Ways to Get Better Results with Photomatix Pro
- How Many Images Should I Take for HDR?
- Learn How to Shoot HDR Photography the Right Way
- Getting Started with HDR Photography (Free Event 8/26)
- Photowalk: Downtown Portland Bridges
- What Does HDR Photography Really Mean?
- Trey’s Photomatix Presets – Mini Review
- Painting In HDR With Snapseed
- Photofocus Podcast July 5, 2015 — Moose Peterson & Thomas Leuthard
- Using Lightroom Smart Collections to Organize HDRs and Panos
- What Difference Does HDR make With Smartphone Images?
What is Photomatix?
Photomatix Pro and Photomatix Essentials are stand-alone programs running on Windows and Mac OS X.
- One license for Photomatix Essentials is US$39.
- One license for Photomatix Pro is US$99.
Photomatix Essentials focuses on simplicity and ease of use. Photomatix Pro offers more options and includes advanced features such as batch processing and selective deghosting.
Some of the features of Photomatix are also available as an Edit Plug-in for Aperture. A free Lightroom Plug-in makes it possible to access Photomatix Pro directly from Lightroom, if desired. To download a trial click here.