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When things go awry with your camera
Occasionally things go awry with your camera. Not faulty, just unexpected or strange. It's possible that you fiddled around with...
Bracketing exposure with the Sony a7R Mark III camera
Just what is exposure bracketing? It's a feature in many DSLR and mirrorless cameras that allows you to take a...
Expand your dynamic range with great savings on Aurora HDR!
Most cameras have High Dynamic Range settings, but the pros know that best HDR results are achieved in post-processing. Having...
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...
Aerial HDR Photography using a UAV with Aurora HDR 2019, part 2
This article consists of 2 parts. This is part 2 of 2. Read part 1. In this 2 part article,...
Aerial HDR Photography using a UAV with Aurora HDR 2019, part 1
This article consists of 2 parts. This is part 1 of 2. In this 2 part article, we're going to...
Aurora HDR 2019 available now… Yes, it’s shipping
Aurora HDR 2019, Skylum's latest update to its venerable HDR software, has officially been released. The update lets you easily...
Taking advantage of Aurora’s new Quantum HDR Engine for bracketed images
Create amazing HDR photographs with Skylum’s Aurora HDR 2019. Purchase today and save plus get a free bundle of training,...
First look: Aurora HDR 2019 from Skylum
(Editor's note: Aurora HDR 2019 is a powerful update that has several new, and, frankly, compelling features. Photofocus author Vanelli takes...
Creating a more evenly lit image with Aurora HDR 2018
Oftentimes, specifically with landscape or architectural photography, you're dealt a situation where a typical HDR image just won't cut it....
Overlaying Presets & Using Gradient Masks in Aurora 2018
Believe it or not, I'm still editing photos from my June trip to Ireland. I recently was able to bring...
Bringing Back the Depth of Grey Skies
I just got back from an amazing trip to Ireland! We went everywhere from the Ring of Kerry to the...

When things go awry with your camera

Occasionally things go awry with your camera. Not faulty, just unexpected or strange. It’s possible that you fiddled around with one too many settings. Or you changed things and can’t seem to reset them. But what if you are trying

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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 it all of the time. So I want to point

Read More

First look: Aurora HDR 2019 from Skylum

(Editor’s note: Aurora HDR 2019 is a powerful update that has several new, and, frankly, compelling features. Photofocus author Vanelli takes us on a tour of the most significant new addition to this HDR tool. If you’re already an Aurora user,

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Bringing Back the Depth of Grey Skies

I just got back from an amazing trip to Ireland! We went everywhere from the Ring of Kerry to the Cliffs of Moher, capturing the beautiful landscapes. Along with foggy, grey skies. I’m used to crazy Michigan weather, but Ireland seems

Read More

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 it all of the time. So I want to point

Read More

First look: Aurora HDR 2019 from Skylum

(Editor’s note: Aurora HDR 2019 is a powerful update that has several new, and, frankly, compelling features. Photofocus author Vanelli takes us on a tour of the most significant new addition to this HDR tool. If you’re already an Aurora user,

Read More

Bringing Back the Depth of Grey Skies

I just got back from an amazing trip to Ireland! We went everywhere from the Ring of Kerry to the Cliffs of Moher, capturing the beautiful landscapes. Along with foggy, grey skies. I’m used to crazy Michigan weather, but Ireland seems

Read More

Fixing HDR Ghosting with Photomatix Pro

It’s a sunny, windy day. You’re shooting architecture and using bracketing to ultimately capture an image that’s exposed perfectly. But you forget about the flag on the building, and how it’s waving in the wind. Putting your three or five

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Toning Down the HDR Look with Photomatix Pro

What do you think of when you think of HDR? Over-sharpened, bright photos? The majority of HDR photos I’ve seen — you know, the ones you always see on real estate sites — are over-contrasted, too bright and just unappealing.

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