Posts Tagged ‘photomatix pro’

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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Photomatix Pro vs Aurora HDR

Default Settings from Aurora HDR 2018

There are many HDR software options on the market, but Photomatix Pro 6 and Aurora HDR 2018 are two of the most popular. I own (and use) both; and while they ultimately have similar jobs they each have their areas of strength. I’ll dive in to a few of the differences below and show how…

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Photomatix Pro 5 vs Aurora HDR 2017 | Which is best for you?

This article was updated in December 2017 using Photomatix Pro 6 and Aurora HDR 2018. Read it here! Recently I came across an article I wrote in early 2015 comparing Photomatix Pro, Nik HDR Efex Pro and Lightroom’s HDR Merge. It is a good article with a lot of useful information, but a mere 18…

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Wedgewood Accessway | Cambria, CA

Wedgewood Accessway | Cambria, CA

This week’s Throwback Thursday photograph is a fan favorite that was captured in 2011 in Cambria, CA – one of the prettiest little sleepy beach towns on the central coast. My mom and I stumbled upon this lovely stairway to the beach while exploring the residential neighborhoods along the coast. This 5-exposure HDR (high dynamic…

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Forgotten Glory | Abandoned Spiral Staircase | Pismo Beach, CA

Abandoned Spiral Staircase | Stairway to Nowhere | Pismo Beach, CA

I grew up on the central coast, and visit my family there often. However, until recently, I didn’t even know this structure existed! I’m fascinated by old, abandoned structures and the details, textures, and stories they possess. So when I found photos of this abandoned spiral staircase my imagination was captivated and I had to…

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Daddy’s Truck | 1968 Ford F100

Daddy's Truck | Baby Blue 1968 Ford F100

I captured this photo of my dad’s Ford F100 in his shop back in 2011. It is a 3-exposure (auto bracketed) HDR. My original processing of this photo was pretty cool…until I went to get it printed and took a closer look.  Let me put it this way: my HDR processing skills have grown by…

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Sunset in La Jolla, CA

Anticipating Tomorrow | Lifeguard stand at Sunset | HDR | La Jolla, CA

A Tuesday evening in Winter after a storm (and by storm, I mean just enough rain to rinse off the car) is a perfect time to be in La Jolla! Parking was a breeze and the sky…oh, the sky was brilliant! I have several photos to share with you over the next week or so,…

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