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Master Photomatix Pro Version 6 — Free HDR Hangout Today
Don't miss today's free event! Join us for an in-depth look at all the new features in Photomatix Pro version...
Join Us for Our Next HDR Hangout and Learn What’s New in Photomatix Pro Version 6
Join us for an in-depth look at all the new features in Photomatix Pro version 6. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington...
Cheating Blue Skies in Lightroom
We all know that there’s a right way to do things and a “cheating” way, but it doesn’t matter which...
Photomatix Pro Version 6 is Now Shipping
I'm super excited that a new version of Photomatix Pro is now shipping.  The application is a welcome update that adds...
Creating Long Exposure Photography with Expanded Dynamic Range
People are often mesmerized by long exposures. Smooth water, the movement in clouds...it creates an artistic look in photographs that...
Free Presets & Exclusive Software Bundle for Photofocus Readers
Free Presets We've released a bunch of freebies lately to help you get more out of your software.  This post...
How to Make Distortion Disappear with Lightroom’s Transform Tools
Sometimes you look at a photo and you know something just isn’t right.  If there is one thing that will...
HDR and the Traveling Photographer
Note: To learn more about HDR visit our HDR Learning Center produced in partnership with HDRsoft. I have learned, as a...
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...
HDR 101: Shooting Brackets
Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The...
Handholding your Camera for HDR Photography
With proper technique and the right camera, it is possible to get good HDR images even though you aren’t using...
Selective Sharpening in Lightroom
Sharpening helps your picture have a little more punch and can allow details to pop and draw attention. If you...

Cheating Blue Skies in Lightroom

We all know that there’s a right way to do things and a “cheating” way, but it doesn’t matter which one you use as long as the end result is the same, right? A few months ago, I was on

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Photomatix Pro Version 6 is Now Shipping

I’m super excited that a new version of Photomatix Pro is now shipping.  The application is a welcome update that adds a bunch of useful features that make it easier to start and finish your HDR photos.  My favorite aspect is

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HDR and the Traveling Photographer

Note: To learn more about HDR visit our HDR Learning Center produced in partnership with HDRsoft. I have learned, as a traveling photographer, that no matter how much planning I do to prepare myself for a trip, there will always be

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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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HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying brightnesses and combining them in a powerful software app like

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Handholding your Camera for HDR Photography

With proper technique and the right camera, it is possible to get good HDR images even though you aren’t using a tripod or other camera support. Here are ten tips for handholding your camera: Use a camera that has an automatic

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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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Photomatix Pro Version 6 is Now Shipping

I’m super excited that a new version of Photomatix Pro is now shipping.  The application is a welcome update that adds a bunch of useful features that make it easier to start and finish your HDR photos.  My favorite aspect is

Read More

HDR and the Traveling Photographer

Note: To learn more about HDR visit our HDR Learning Center produced in partnership with HDRsoft. I have learned, as a traveling photographer, that no matter how much planning I do to prepare myself for a trip, there will always be

Read More

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.

Read More

HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying brightnesses and combining them in a powerful software app like

Read More

Handholding your Camera for HDR Photography

With proper technique and the right camera, it is possible to get good HDR images even though you aren’t using a tripod or other camera support. Here are ten tips for handholding your camera: Use a camera that has an automatic

Read More

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
Photomatix OneShot original and OneShot

Photomatix OneShot Makes Photos POP!

There are hundreds of filters and presets available for making photographs into “something else” in Photoshop, Lightroom or with other software packages. One of my favorites comes from from HDRsoft the maker of the outstanding HDR converter Photomatix Pro. Allow

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