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Photograph HDR with Exposure Calculator

Capturing bracketed images really isn’t very difficult but, at first, it sure can feel intimidating. I remember when it was mysterious to me and, to this day, I get questions about

Full Eclipse in HDR – Expert Advice

It’s last minute getting ready for the eclipse, have you listened to any experts for advice?  Well, I found myself in the middle of a great conversation, and I want

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | August 18th, 2017

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Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | July 29th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/335453101″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Levi Sim and Ron Pepper discuss how location access can help make better photos, and ideas for access that anyone can try. First

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | June 16th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/328649499?secret_token=s-htsAa” params=”color=fb6317&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Levi and Pepper talk about the upcoming full eclipse of the sun and some ideas to make the opportunity unique to you. We

Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | May 19th, 2017

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Should I say “HDR” anymore?

I find myself using the term ‘HDR’ less and less every day. When I started as a panoramic photographer in 2002, I was continually frustrated because almost every 360º scene

Little Planet Pinball

What would a Panoramic Photographer do?

A panoramic photographer doesn’t view the world in the same way as other photographers and planning a shot in all 360 glorious degrees changes nearly everything. I’ve been passionate about

Photomatix for Linux!

Most of my friends and acquaintances in the photography world know that I work with HDRsoft who makes Photomatix software.  Photomatix is used to combine and render bracketed images for high

Bay Bridge Fusion

Don’t Like HDR? Try Exposure Fusion.

There is much mystery and controversy surrounding “HDR” photography and much of it is comes from the infamous fake look that is too easy to attain when tone mapping.  But another

Polycamerous

Becoming Polycamerous

Special thanks to Mrs. Pepper who encouraged me to click-and-tell, and share just a bit of humor. Soon after becoming a professional photographer, I was very lucky that Nikon agreed

How Many Images Should I Take for HDR?

Editor: Want to learn more about HDR? Check out this free online class. One of the most common question about HDR photography seems to be how many images should I

Enter to win a new camera, post-processing software and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a software bundle with Luminar 4, Aurora HDR and Plotagraph!