Posts Tagged ‘high dynamic range’

Aurora HDR 2019 Review

Aurora HDR 2019 for Mac and Windows

I’ve been having a blast with Aurora HDR 2019! The new AI-powered Quantum HDR Engine does a fantastic job enhancing color and detail without the over-the-top grit that HDR is notorious for. In this article we’ll dive in to Aurora 2019’s new features, what what I love about it, and a few things that I hope will be added or improved in the future.

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Photomatix Pro 6 Review

Final Image Photomatix Pro 6 Review

I don’t remember exactly when I purchased my first copy of Photomatix Pro, but I think it was sometime in late 2008 or early 2009. That means I’ve been using this software for nearly a decade! Save 15% on Photomatix Pro 6 Enter promo code ANGANDRIEUX at checkout! For a long time Photomatix Pro was…

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Aurora HDR 2018 Review

Aurora HDR 2018 Logo

Disclosure: I received Aurora HDR 2018 for free in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. This post also contains affiliate links which means that I may receive a commission if you click on one of the product links and make a purchase. I only share products that I believe will be valuable to my readers. All…

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How to Photograph for HDR in 5 Simple Steps

After the Storm | Sedona | Arizona | How to Photograph for HDR

Creating HDR (high dynamic range) photography is a 2-part process: part one takes place behind the camera – part two, behind the computer.  Often I talk about how I process my HDR images, but today I’m going to share how to photograph for HDR in five simple steps. Step 1 – Clean Your Gear HDR brings…

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Aurora HDR 2018 for Mac & Windows is Available for Pre-Order!

Are you ready for the latest & greatest in HDR processing? Aurora HDR 2018 for Mac and Windows is finally available for pre-order! Aurora HDR is not just a tool for merging bracketed images, it also provides numerous tools and countless options to create perfect HDR photos for every taste – from one-click presets and…

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Smithfield’s Victorian Mansions

Historic Victorian Mansion in Smithfield, Virginia

Strolling down the streets of historic Smithfield, Virginia I spy…beautiful Victorian mansions! These ornate homes are one of the many things I love about Smithfield. Some of the Victorian mansions are impeccably maintained and restored while others show the wear and tear of many years. Many of these structures are well over 100 years old!…

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Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse | Outer Banks | North Carolina

Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse | Manteo | Roanoke Island | Outer Banks | North Carolina

I’m on a Lighthouse Hunt On a recent day trip down to North Carolina’s Outer Banks I got to visit not one, but TWO lighthouses: The Bodie Island Lighthouse and the Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse. These two lights are only about a 20 minute drive from each other and are very different types of structures. The…

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One Foggy Morning at the Ventura Pier

Long Exposure at the Ventura Pier on a foggy morning

Venturing South So often when visiting my folks on the Central Coast of California my mom and I take our cameras and head north toward Morro Bay, Cayucos, Cambria, San Simeon, and Big Sur. But this time we decided to do something different – something we’d never done before. We headed south to the Ventura…

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Abandoned Beach Cottage | Cape Charles

Turquoise abandoned and decaying beach cottage in Cape Charles, VA

I love sleepy beach towns in the off season. Last weekend the hubbie & I took a spontaneous drive up to Cape Charles on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. While most of this sleepy little beach town was shuttered for the winter, a few brave establishments remained open for business. We walked the historic main street, browsed the…

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