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HDR portrait editing for harsh midday light
How to recover exposure, get rid of noise and stylize an image under 90 seconds
Looking at the Elvid StudioVision 4K HDMI Monitor with HDR for field and studio work
A first look at the ON1 HDR plugin, with Capture One
When to photograph brackets for HDR
Selective sharpening in Lightroom
Tips for restoring scanned slides and negatives
Lightroom is a Toyota minivan
Using Aurora HDR with night photography
Enhancing waterfalls with Luminar 4 and Aurora HDR
Bracketing exposure with the Sony a7R Mark III camera
Adding interest with Adjustment Layers in Aurora HDR

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When to photograph brackets for HDR

High dynamic range (HDR) processing opens a whole world of photographic possibilities. There are several outstanding HDR creation tools available today including Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. The question to answer is “when does one shoot HDR brackets?” The “pro” answer

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Selective sharpening in Lightroom

Sharpening helps your picture have a little more punch and can allow details to pop and draw attention. If you sharpen the entire image, however, you’ll end up with visible details, called artifacts, in places where there aren’t details, like

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Tips for Restoring Scanned Slides and Negatives - youtube

Tips for restoring scanned slides and negatives

If you’ve had the pleasure of converting film slides of days-gone-by to the digital format, you may have experienced that bittersweet feeling of excitement mingled with a tinge of disappointment upon first viewing the dust, debris and fiber-laden results accumulated

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Lightroom is a Toyota minivan

I’ve used every version of Lightroom. I can’t imagine how I could have built a business without it. I spend more time with Lightroom than I do with my wife. I love it. I hate it. Utility Whether you use

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Using Aurora HDR with night photography

At first blush, I am an unusual photographer to write about HDR software. After all, I do night photography, where it typically isn’t used as much. And us night photographers tend to handle wide dynamic range largely by the way

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To the woods: Luminar 4 AI Sky Replacement

I’ve heard about the AI Sky Replacement feature in Luminar 4 for quite a while. ‘Ho hum,’ I thought. Many disappointments over the years from software makers saying this is going to be the next great thing. But it’s finally

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Lightroom Sharpening Cover-1

Selective sharpening in Lightroom

Sharpening helps your picture have a little more punch and can allow details to pop and draw attention. If you sharpen the entire image, however, you’ll end up with visible details, called artifacts, in places where there aren’t details, like

Read More
Tips for Restoring Scanned Slides and Negatives - youtube

Tips for restoring scanned slides and negatives

If you’ve had the pleasure of converting film slides of days-gone-by to the digital format, you may have experienced that bittersweet feeling of excitement mingled with a tinge of disappointment upon first viewing the dust, debris and fiber-laden results accumulated

Read More
San Rafael Swell Levi Sim

Lightroom is a Toyota minivan

I’ve used every version of Lightroom. I can’t imagine how I could have built a business without it. I spend more time with Lightroom than I do with my wife. I love it. I hate it. Utility Whether you use

Read More
6068_kenlee_ojo-oro-arch_200516_2033_2hr35mtotal-each1mf5iso1250_-startrails-portrait_warmer-rock_200614_AuroraHDR-processing86-CROP4x5_Orton_2020-06-30_2560x1440px-HEADER-PHOTOFOCUS

Using Aurora HDR with night photography

At first blush, I am an unusual photographer to write about HDR software. After all, I do night photography, where it typically isn’t used as much. And us night photographers tend to handle wide dynamic range largely by the way

Read More
P1279474_moody_clouds_2560p

To the woods: Luminar 4 AI Sky Replacement

I’ve heard about the AI Sky Replacement feature in Luminar 4 for quite a while. ‘Ho hum,’ I thought. Many disappointments over the years from software makers saying this is going to be the next great thing. But it’s finally

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How to use Aurora HDR with Luminar

Follow along in the step-by-step tutorial or watch the video. You can download the example files, provided for this tutorial, here. In this tutorial, let’s look at how to use Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 3 together. We will start

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