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Don’t Bring a Wide-Angle Lens, Just Make Panos
Realistic HDR images with Photomatix Pro
Simple shooting strategy for High Dynamic Range
Photographing Waterfalls and Cascades
Essential Steps to Creating an HDR Photo with Lightroom
A Few Bonus Benefits for Photomatix Pro Users
HDR: Is a Three Step Process
Should I say “HDR” anymore?
44 Free Presets for Photomatix
The InFocus Interview Show | Photofocus Podcast July 21st, 2016
Setting a Self Timer for Bracketing HDR Images on Sony Cameras
Go Make A Panorama

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Photographing Waterfalls and Cascades

There is no shortage of waterfalls and cascades in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. So when the days were dull, foggy and rainy on my recent trip to the U.P we photographed waterfalls and nearby cascades. Not only did I come

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A Few Bonus Benefits for Photomatix Pro Users

I was digging around the HDRsoft website as well as talking to their team, and I discovered a few extra bonuses for Photomatix Pro users.  These are some great things you should take advantage of.  Some of these work with

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HDR: Is a Three Step Process

The biggest mistake HDR shooters make is trying to rush 
the process. Some think its as simple as shooting the photos and running them through a merging application. Others try to save even more time and use in-camera HDR solutions.

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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 would have blown-out bright highlights or ‘blocked up’ shadows. Often I would

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44 Free Presets for Photomatix

Free Presets?  You Bet! The team at Photofocus has put together a collection of free presets to help you get the most out of HDRsoft’s Photomatix.  These presets are absolutely FREE, you just need to join our mailing list to get them. Please subscribe

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Go Make A Panorama

You should make a lot more panoramic photographs. It’s a great way to capture a larger view of the world, and you don’t need to buy a new lens. In fact, you’ll find that a panorama gives a better view

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Presets Make Photomatix Pro Simple to Learn

Once Photomatix Pro 5 opens a set of bracketed images, especially in Tone Compressor, the choices of controls is kind of intimidating. The first question that comes to mind is “Where in the world do I start???” The answer? Presets.

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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 dynamic range scenes.  This same company is also a sponsor

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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 method, called Exposure Fusion, makes it simple to get photo-realistic

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A Few Bonus Benefits for Photomatix Pro Users

I was digging around the HDRsoft website as well as talking to their team, and I discovered a few extra bonuses for Photomatix Pro users.  These are some great things you should take advantage of.  Some of these work with

Read More
carousel

HDR: Is a Three Step Process

The biggest mistake HDR shooters make is trying to rush 
the process. Some think its as simple as shooting the photos and running them through a merging application. Others try to save even more time and use in-camera HDR solutions.

Read More
FeaturePhoto6

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 would have blown-out bright highlights or ‘blocked up’ shadows. Often I would

Read More
photomatixpresets

44 Free Presets for Photomatix

Free Presets?  You Bet! The team at Photofocus has put together a collection of free presets to help you get the most out of HDRsoft’s Photomatix.  These presets are absolutely FREE, you just need to join our mailing list to get them. Please subscribe

Read More
Levi_Sim cover-1

Go Make A Panorama

You should make a lot more panoramic photographs. It’s a great way to capture a larger view of the world, and you don’t need to buy a new lens. In fact, you’ll find that a panorama gives a better view

Read More
2499-Spring Sketchbook 09

Presets Make Photomatix Pro Simple to Learn

Once Photomatix Pro 5 opens a set of bracketed images, especially in Tone Compressor, the choices of controls is kind of intimidating. The first question that comes to mind is “Where in the world do I start???” The answer? Presets.

Read More
linux-banner-sky-2

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 dynamic range scenes.  This same company is also a sponsor

Read More
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 method, called Exposure Fusion, makes it simple to get photo-realistic

Read More
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Essential Gear for HDR Photography

To capture great HDR images, you need some essential equipment. Most of it you probably already own, but may not aways bring with you on a shoot. It’s important to think of HDR photography as a tool, not a subject.

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