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HDR 101: How To Keep Important Details in HDR’s
New to Photomatix? Start with a Preset
HDR 101: How Do You Know When To Use HDR?
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“I Like This Picture Because…”
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Realistic HDR images with Photomatix Pro

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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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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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Amy Patterson Beauty Photographs

New to Photomatix? Start with a Preset

The photo above is the normal exposure of a Waffle House near my studio. Periodically the company remodels one of their restaurants. I saw this one was under what looked more like destruction rather than renovation. I noticed a pair

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Get Started With Photomatix

HDR photography is a gift of the digital age. To a one-time film photographer like me, it’s magic. I never imagined that one day I would be blending together bracketed images to create a single photograph with an extended dynamic range. A photograph in

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“I Like This Picture Because…”

I think the Snake River Plain in southern Idaho is one of the prettiest places in the world and one of the hardest places to photograph. It’s expansive and grand and as you drive you’ll see heavenly light and subtle color and texture

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Realistic HDR with Photomatix Pro

Realistic HDR images with Photomatix Pro

HDR photography gets a bad rap. Many believe that HDR means over-contrasted, over-saturated, over-sharpened photos. But in reality, HDR is really just blending multiple images together. And by using the technique effectively, you can enhance your images and create a blended

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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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Amy Patterson Beauty Photographs

New to Photomatix? Start with a Preset

The photo above is the normal exposure of a Waffle House near my studio. Periodically the company remodels one of their restaurants. I saw this one was under what looked more like destruction rather than renovation. I noticed a pair

Read More
Bath

Get Started With Photomatix

HDR photography is a gift of the digital age. To a one-time film photographer like me, it’s magic. I never imagined that one day I would be blending together bracketed images to create a single photograph with an extended dynamic range. A photograph in

Read More
levi_sim-malad-gorge-cover-1-3

“I Like This Picture Because…”

I think the Snake River Plain in southern Idaho is one of the prettiest places in the world and one of the hardest places to photograph. It’s expansive and grand and as you drive you’ll see heavenly light and subtle color and texture

Read More
Realistic HDR with Photomatix Pro

Realistic HDR images with Photomatix Pro

HDR photography gets a bad rap. Many believe that HDR means over-contrasted, over-saturated, over-sharpened photos. But in reality, HDR is really just blending multiple images together. And by using the technique effectively, you can enhance your images and create a blended

Read More
photomatixbonus

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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