The 10 Most Popular Articles of 2017

Before and After Topaz Studio
Before and After Topaz Studio

Happy New Year!

Last week I shared my 10 favorite photographs of 2017. Today I took a look at the most popular articles on my website from 2017. My reviews and tutorials appear to be the favorites!

#10 Peak Design Everyday Backpack Review

The Peak Design Everyday Backpack is a beautiful, tailored backpack. I ordered the Charcoal version with red accents and I fell in love.

Peak Design Everyday Backpack Organization Pockets

#9 First Look: Luminar 2018 Supernova

Luminar 2018 Supernova for Mac and Windows, is a major upgrade and includes new filters, major speed improvements, and a dedicated RAW develop module.

Luminar 2018 | Perfect Photos in Less Time

#8 Aurora HDR 2018 Review

No more HDR over-processed grit and saturation! Check out my Aurora HDR 2018 Review for tips on creating beautiful, realistic HDR photographs.

Aurora HDR 2018 Logo

#7 Antiquing in Moss Landing + Free Luminar Presets

For this photograph I tried several different looks and loved them all so I decided to create a pack of free Luminar presets!

Antiquing in Moss Landing | Process with Luminar | A Touch of HDR preset

#6 Looking Back at 2016

As each new year dawns I like to take a look back at my photographic work and see what I produced for the year.

Abandoned Fishing Boat | Eastern Shore | Willis Wharf, VA

# 5 A Simple Lightroom and On1 Photo RAW Workflow

This tutorial shows how I used Lightroom and On1 Photo RAW to turn a drab, underexposed snapshot into a captivating photograph.

Before and After Lightroom and On1 Photo RAW

#4 How to Photograph for HDR in 5 Simple Steps

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.

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

#3 Luminar 2018 Review

Do you take pictures? Then Luminar 2018 is for you! Luminar 2018 excels as a RAW processor and photo editing tool.

Luminar 2018 Review

#2 Photomatix Pro vs Aurora HDR

Photomatix Pro vs Aurora HDR? They are the top two HDR apps on the market for a reason, but which one is best for your workflow?

Default Settings from Aurora HDR 2018

#1 Topaz Studio Review

Topaz Studio is a very solid all-in-one photo editor. Its fast and the results on my first few test photos came out great!

Before and After Topaz Studio

Did your favorite article make the top 10 list?

I’d love to know what you thought about my articles/photography in 2017. Comment below or shoot me an email. It will help me make 2018 even better!

I wish you health and prosperity in 2018!

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  1. Bruce Deniger on January 13, 2018 at 1:32 am

    Those post were really great and was useful for me in many ways.I think others might have felt the same too.Looking forward for more best post in this year.

  2. Bruce Deniger on January 15, 2018 at 11:10 pm

    Looking forward for more such posts :)

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