HDRsoft has released Photomatix Pro version 4.0, which adds a number of new features and improvements, such as selective deghosting, improved noise reduction and thumbnail presets panel.
Photomatix Pro 4.0 is a free upgrade for version 3 users, and still carries the $99 retail price for other users.
More info can be found on HDRsoft’s website.
HDRsoft has released a more affordable version of its popular Photomatix software. The new version is called “Photomatix Light.”
Photomatix Light 1.0 is available for $39 via instant download from HDRsoft.com. Photomatix Pro will run you $99.
Photomatix Light 1.0 is a standalone application that provides HDR tone mapping, exposure fusion and automatic alignment of hand-held photos. [click to continue…]
Last week, I showed you a couple of images that I processed with a goal of creating an extended dynamic range. One was processed in Lightroom from a single image and one was processed from three separate images in Photomatix to create an HDR image. This grew largely from an experiment with a Canon 5D Mark II RAW file to see how far I could push the dynamic range from a single file in Lightroom 2.5. Nothing scientific. Just a little fun.
If you missed it, here is the original post.
To make things a little more interesting, I posted both images with metadata stripped and asked you to decide which was a single image processed in Lightroom and which was a combination of 3 images processed in Photomatix. Take a look at the results of that poll below. [click to continue…]