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Five Ways to Get Better Results with Photomatix Pro
Getting Started with HDR Photography (Free Event 8/26)
LIVE HDR Hangout with Photomatix Expert Ron Pepper
When to Use Exposure Fusion for HDR
Reducing Chromatic Aberration in HDR Photos
Blending HDR Images in Photoshop for Smoother Landscapes
Working with Single Files in Photomatix Pro
Add Finishing Touches to HDR Photos
A Black-and-White Workflow with HDR
Working with Single Raw Images and Photomatix Pro
Dealing with Problem Areas in HDR Photos
Handheld HDR — Is it Possible?

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When to Use Exposure Fusion for HDR

In this tutorial, learn about the Exposure Fusion processing method in Photomatix Pro, a valuable feature for merging photos with multiple exposures together. This creates a wider dynamic range without an over the top “HDR look.” Learn more at This

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Reducing Chromatic Aberration in HDR Photos

Whenever you have a high contrast area, it’s easy to end up with chromatic aberration in a photo. This often results in a purple or green fringe along the edges of some objects in the photo. When merging HDR photos,

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Add Finishing Touches to HDR Photos

Once you “finish” a photo in Photomatix Pro, you aren’t really done. The software offers a collection of useful adjustment to refine contrast and control color balance to really achieve the best results. These adjustments are easy to use once

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A Black-and-White Workflow with HDR

Black and white photography is all about contrast. Working with HDR is a great way to create compelling photos. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create the most contrast in a photo. In this excerpt from my new

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Dealing with Problem Areas in HDR Photos

As you work with HDR processing, it’s not uncommon to have an area of the image that frustrates you. Perhaps it’s an over-processed sky that’s just too dramatic. Or maybe its an area of high motion. Fortunately, Photomatix Pro has

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Handheld HDR — Is it Possible?

Photofocus contributor Nicolesy ran a great post about HDR lately where she asked, is it a fad? The debate in the comments pointed out to me that most folks think you have to shoot from a tripod. While this is

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When To Use Tone Mapping

In order to show a HDR photo, you’ll need to map its tones. This is largely due to the fact that you are converting from an image with 32 bits per channel to one that is 16 or even 8

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Shooting Excuses

Shooting Excuses

Nikon D800, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @28mm, f/8, 9 frame HDR, ISO 800, finished with Lightroom and Photomatix pro. There’s a great podcast I listen to each week, and it really helps with my creativity. It’s called Writing Excuses, and

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finishtouches

Add Finishing Touches to HDR Photos

Once you “finish” a photo in Photomatix Pro, you aren’t really done. The software offers a collection of useful adjustment to refine contrast and control color balance to really achieve the best results. These adjustments are easy to use once

Read More
bwbanner

A Black-and-White Workflow with HDR

Black and white photography is all about contrast. Working with HDR is a great way to create compelling photos. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create the most contrast in a photo. In this excerpt from my new

Read More
hdrreplace

Dealing with Problem Areas in HDR Photos

As you work with HDR processing, it’s not uncommon to have an area of the image that frustrates you. Perhaps it’s an over-processed sky that’s just too dramatic. Or maybe its an area of high motion. Fortunately, Photomatix Pro has

Read More
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Handheld HDR — Is it Possible?

Photofocus contributor Nicolesy ran a great post about HDR lately where she asked, is it a fad? The debate in the comments pointed out to me that most folks think you have to shoot from a tripod. While this is

Read More
ToneMapWhen

When To Use Tone Mapping

In order to show a HDR photo, you’ll need to map its tones. This is largely due to the fact that you are converting from an image with 32 bits per channel to one that is 16 or even 8

Read More
Shooting Excuses

Shooting Excuses

Nikon D800, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @28mm, f/8, 9 frame HDR, ISO 800, finished with Lightroom and Photomatix pro. There’s a great podcast I listen to each week, and it really helps with my creativity. It’s called Writing Excuses, and

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Chuck Robinson | HDR Photographer

The process of HDR is a beautiful tool when used correctly. With that being said, we want to show you some amazing examples of photography talents doing great things with this technique for more doses of inspiration. To learn more

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