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HDR photography software & plugin for Lightroom, Aperture & Photoshop - Tone Mapping, Exposure Fusion & High Dynamic Range Imaging for photography

HDR photography software & plugin for Lightroom, Aperture & Photoshop - Tone Mapping, Exposure Fusion & High Dynamic Range Imaging for photography
News 20-Nov-13: Photomatix Pro 5.0 released: Adds Contrast Optimizer Tone Mapping for realistic-looking results, new Fusion method for real estate photography, multiple settings batching, and option to enable fusion from a single RAW file. 9-Mar-13: Lightroom plugin Merge to 32-bit HDR updated to v1.1 1-July-12: Photomatix HDR plugin for Aperture updated to v2.1 30-Apr-2012: Photomatix Pro 4.2 is released. Updates include preset thumbnails display options, improved preview size controls, and Finishing Touch adjustments for contrast and sharpening.

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50 Beautiful HDR Images from 50 World Cities : Speckyboy Design HDR can make the ugliest, run down, industrialized cities seem appealing and beautiful. They seem to capture those cities from a different perspective and highlight different elements from that familiar scene that you would had never noticed before. Below, you will find 50 Beautiful HDR Images from 50 World Cities. Filters and Photography Filters can add special effects or abilities to your camera lens. Understanding how filters work will give you an extra arsenal of equipment to create that magical shot you’ve been looking for. Most lenses have the ability to add filters, primarily by screwing them on in front of the lens while some lenses require the filters to be attached at the rear end of the lens. Filters are used for several different reasons: increasing contrast, changing the exposure, capturing invisible light or minimizing reflections are just a few to name. The use of filters has gone downhill in this age of digital photography. These days it’s simply easier to make these changes in post-production instead of using a filter during the photo shoot.

Download « Luminance HDR The Source Code of the program is freely available on the download page @ Sourceforge. You can also find there previous releases. Download, usage and study and modification of the Luminance’s code is free of charge (under the GPL License). However, a donation is highly appreciated, if you think we are making a good job. We commit to make it better every release.

BookSmart BookSmart is a bookmaking application developed by Blurb, Inc. It allows users to design and publish books. Although Blurb do not offer or support a Linux version of BookSmart, it is a Java application which will run on Linux with a bit of fiddling. Photoshop HDR tutorial. hdri, High Dynamic Range Photography. 0 (Intro) I originally wrote this tutorial for Photoshop CS3, in the years since then, Photoshop has gotten a couple of big upgrades in the HDR area, and we are now at Photoshop CS6. I have also learned a great deal more about the subject, so I decided it was time for an update.

Polarizers Care, Feeding & Proper Use There are few more important things that a nature photographer can do to improve his or her photography than becoming familiar with the use of the polarizing filter. What can a polarizing filter do for you? Among other things it can darken the sky, remove reflections from water, and make foliage appear less shiny. Colour saturation is also significantly enhanced. It is the only filter for use with colour film that can do all of this.

textorizer Textorizer allows you to make pictures formed with text. It is best described by the sample images below. Although there are many versions around, the only one that is continuing to supported is this one. GIMPshop GIMPshop was a modification of the free and open source graphics program GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), with the intent to replicate the feel of Adobe Photoshop.[1] Its primary purpose was to make users of Photoshop feel comfortable using GIMP. According to the developer: My original purpose for GIMPshop was to make the GIMP accessible to the many Adobe Photoshop users out there. All About Digital Photos A Brief Primer on Digital Photosby Ken W. Watson This little section of my website will deal with the world of digital photography and digital photos. It will answer some of the basic questions about digital photography such as "What exactly is a digital photo", "What is DPI", and "How do I properly archive digital photos." The following are links to a series of articles that deals with various aspects of digital photography. Some was initially written for the specific use of digital photography in genealogy - but the information has application to all aspects of digital photography:

How to create HDR Photos - HDR/Photomatix tutorial There has been a lot of buzz recently about HDR photography, but many people assume that it's only limited to professional photographers. The reality is that just about anyone can take and process an HDR photo with most cameras and proper HDR software. There are plenty of explanations of what HDR is and how it works, so we won't cover that here. If you want more background info, check out HDR explained so anyone can understand or Jon Meyer's popular HDR primer. How to Use Ultra-Wide Lenses August 2008 Nikon Reviews Canon Reviews Leica Reviews Pentax Reviews Introduction Ultrawide lenses are the most difficult lenses to use well. Ultrawides are not for "getting it all in." Ultrawides are for getting yourself, and therefore the viewer, right smack into the middle of something. Ultrawides are for putting next to the muzzle of Dirty Harry's revolver to put it in your face.

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