Posts Tagged ‘workflow’

A glimpse of the NEW On1 Photo RAW 2019

On1 Photo RAW 2019 HDR

The next iteration of On1 Photo RAW 2019 looks like it will be a HUGE upgrade. I can’t wait to get my hands on it after reading the spec list. There are some powerful additions coming that will make it easy for users to do most of what they need to do without jumping around to other applications.

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Lost Photos? Check out Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery

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Hard drives and memory cards fail. That is why we backup our photographs, right? However, sometimes even the best laid plans go awry: Perhaps you accidentally reformat a memory card before making a backup Sometimes backups (you have more than one, right?) fail  Maybe you didn’t have a backup (tsk), your hard drive broke, and…

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Easy Single Exposure Edit with Aurora HDR and Lightroom

Abandoned Auto Repair Garage in Cape Charles, VA processed in Lightroom and Aurora HDR 2017

Aurora HDR and Single Exposures Most folks use Aurora to tone map/merge multiple exposures. However, Aurora HDR and Lightroom work together brilliantly to quickly and easily make a single exposure POP! In the photo below I made use of one of Aurora’s many presets on a RAW file to bring out the detail and color and then jumped…

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2 Easy Ways to Share Photos From Your Computer to Instagram

Sharing from Computer to Instagram, | No Smartphone Required

Instagram is one of the biggest forces in photo sharing right now. However, for those of us who like to play with our photos on a larger screen, sharing from the computer to Instagram can be a bit of a headache requiring the photographer to transfer the processed image back to their smartphone before publishing to the Instagram app.…

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3 Things Every Photographer Should Have In Their Camera Bag

3 Things Every Photographer Should Carry: Camera Manual, Flashlight, Multitool

Must-Have Photography Tools No matter what style of photography you enjoy, there are three must-have photography tools that every photographer should have with them at all times. I’m not talking about things like camera bodies or extra batteries – you already know that, right? Your Camera Manual – Modern cameras are sophisticated computers. They are capable…

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3 Reasons Why I process My HDR Photos with Aurora HDR

Comiso | Sicily | Italy | HDR

When it comes to merging multiple photos into an HDR, photographers have several choices. Over the years I’ve tried out several of pieces of software and Photomatix Pro was my go-to for a long time, but I can’t remember the last time I used it. These days, my favorite tone mapping software is Aurora HDR. There are many things that make…

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Topaz Clarity or Detail? What is the Difference?

Swannanoa Palace | Afton, VA | Processed with Topaz Clarity & Detail

What is the difference between Topaz Clarity and Topaz Detail? I’ve asked myself this question many times. To get the best results for my photo, should I use Topaz Clarity or Detail…or both? Simply said – Topaz Clarity works with contrast and Topaz Detail is an output sharpener. The simple answer may leave you scratching your…

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The Next Big Thing in RAW Processing | On1 Photo RAW

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Introducing On1 Photo RAW On1 just announced “the first all-new RAW processor and non-destructive photo editor to be released in more than a decade.” “The current class of RAW-based photo editors all have their heritage from the early days of digital photography, when most digital cameras had less than 10 megapixels, and computer processing power…

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