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Adding Tone and Contrast to a Single Image

I’m a big fan of details… I often like my images to feel a bit “gritty” and “deep.” Sure, it doesn’t work for every subject, but there are plenty where

Photomatix 5 is Released

If you’re into HDR, you’ll be happy to hear that HDRsoft is now shipping Photomatix Pro 5.0. This release is exciting and adds several great new features including. Contrast Optimizer

Try Out the Public Beta of Photomatix 5

Those of you who caught our recent Google+ hangout we’re treated to a sneak peek of the new Photomatix 5. The software has some great new additions including a contrast

How to Get Black and White Photos That Pop

There was a time all photos were made in black & white. Even when I started my days of photojournalism, we primarily shot, developed, and printed in black and white.

How to Shoot Skylines at Night

Austin Skyline at Dusk Dave Wilson A 3 exposure HDR taken around 9pm. I love the way the long exposure has blurred the surface of the water and the great

A Complete HDR Workflow

I’ve put together a complete lesson on creating High Dynamic Range panoramic photos. This video tutorial walks you through a few different tools to try out. [vimeo w=640&h=360] I’ll

Which Type of HDR is Right for You?

When working with HDR software tools, there are many options. Its easy to get overwhelmed with sliders and presets. Theres a critical choice that needs to be made first. How

Enter to win a new camera, studio lighting kit and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a studio lighting kit from B&H!