Last year I looked at Nik’s HDR Efex Pro plugin, and have just finished writing up a review of the latest version, which works with Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom.
Review Link: Nik HDR Efex Pro 2
The new design makes it a lot easier to experiment with the different options, and to my mind also [...]
Using some of my architectural photography for a good cause Photographs of St. Mary de Castro church in Leicester
The nearby church of St Mary de Castro has a wonderful spire, dating from around 1400. It’s built on a tower dating from 1300, that’s built from inside a church (lack of space) that dates from [...]
I’ve recently been looking at developments in High Dynamic Range (HDR) software.
In particular there’s now a lengthy review of Unified Color’s HDR Expose 2 and the Float 32 photoshop plugin.
Review Link: HDR Expose 2
The software is a standalone package for merging individual images into one new image that covers a wider dynamic [...]
I notice that Nik software have just announced an update to their HDR software ‘HDR Efex Pro 2′
Last year I wrote a lengthy review of HDR Efex Pro, and was very pleased to see, how with care it was possible to avoid much of what I’ve long considered the more obvious excesses of much [...]
We’ve a new guest article from Canadian photographer Robert Fisher.
In it, he looks at how HDR, ETTR (expose to the right) and the Zone System are all examples of the same process, and how digital, in many respects, just isn’t that different what what worked well in the past…
Guest Article: Digital’s Analogue
The current vogue for the HDR ‘look’ in photography is something that leaves me pretty cold. Indeed it’s not a term I can imagine applying to a photo as a positive comment ;-)
That said, I do make some use of HDR techniques to expand on limitations of current camera technology, such as when views [...]
I’ve used DxO for processing some of my RAW files for quite some time, and have been looking at the V6.5 update that has just been released.
Review Link: DxO 6.5 Review update – single image HDR
I’m often looking to retain detail in skies and highlights which can easily push important detail into the [...]