Seascape Photography

Nov 05, 12 Seascape Photography

Posted by in Advice, Articles, Beginners Advice, What to take

Photography is something new to me.  I only seriously took it up as a hobby just about a year ago and I was immediately hooked.  I was always fascinated with HDR images that I found and longed to create my own version of those images.  One of my favorite subjects is seascapes.  I don’t call it beach photography because it...

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Facebook Friday – Week 8

Welcome to week 8 of Facebook Friday. These shots are the editor’s choice from the awesome selection of photos uploaded to our HDR facebook page. These images were chosen not simply because they were well processed. Factors such as composition, use of light and colour, and simply the ability to make a person stop in their tracks...

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The Problem of Deghosting in Photomatix

Last month a promising young photographer emailed me with a problem he had while deghosting his brackets in Photomatix. “Hey Jimmy, I need some help with regards to Photomatix and processing some shots I got yesterday, hopefully you can help! A couple bracket sequences I shot yesterday seem to majorly overexpose in Photomatix...

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Using Topaz Adjust to Finish Your HDRs

Oct 31, 12 Using Topaz Adjust to Finish Your HDRs

Posted by in Articles, Tutorials, Workflows/Tutorials

  Topaz Adjust is an incredible product.  It was the first photo plug-in software that I bought, going back to v3 several years ago.  They are now on v5 and over time the product has continued to mature nicely.  It has a lot of capability and I enjoy using it to enhance the look of my HDR photos. Recently I shared the photo...

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Facebook Friday – Week 7

Welcome to week 7 of Facebook Friday. These shots are the editor’s choice from the awesome selection of photos uploaded to our HDR facebook page. These images were chosen not simply because they were well processed. Factors such as composition, use of light and colour, and simply the ability to make a person stop in their tracks...

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Comparing Chromatic Aberration and Sharpness in 5 HDR Programs

For HDR One’s comprehensive HDR reference manual, I’ve spent some time comparing the performances of some of the best HDR programs on the market. Today I looked at how well 5 different programs handled chromatic aberration and sharpness. Essentially, HDR software is famous for softening pixels and exaggerating CA....

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