Creating an HDR in HDR Efex


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Creating an HDR in HDR Efex

HDR Efex Pro is a plug-in from Nik Software that works with Photoshop CS4 and CS5, Lightroom, and Aperture. I like it for a few reasons. It's very well-integrated with Photoshop or whatever host application you're using. It offers great results in terms of image quality, and it has the best interface and controls of all three of the HDR tools that we're looking at here. You can download a free trial of the software from the Nik web site and as we did with Photoshop and Photomatix, we're going to merge the same three images that we merged before, but this time using HDR Efex, so you can see what it offers.

Again, there are a number of ways of getting images into HDR Efex. The easiest though I think is to start in Bridge. And the reason I like starting in Bridge for all these things is because I've got a nice view of the images that I want to work with, I can tell exactly where the bracketed sets are, and I can easily select them in here. Getting images into HDRsoft is ...

Creating an HDR in HDR Efex
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Creating an HDR in HDR Efex provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting and Processing High Dynamic Range Photographs (HDR)

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