Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining performance with preferences, part of Learning Photomatix Pro.
…A hallmark of a mature application is…the ability to refine its performance using preferences.…And HDRsoft's Photomatix offers several to really benefit the power user.…To open up your preferences just chose Preferences.…Shortcuts usually Cmd or Ctrl comma.…When you do this, there are three categories of preferences.…I'll be bopping in and out of these to show you some of the differences.…The first thing…here is when you start to do a tone map or fusion, what do you want to see happen?…I usually choose to use my previous defaults.…
A lot of time when I'm working, I'm processing several images from a shoot,…so generally speaking, it's often useful to use my last image as a starting point.…If not, you could just start clean with the default settings.…One thing that I really like, if you have…adequate system performance, is the ability to see previews…refresh as you drag the slider.…So, for example, as I start to make changes here, saturation of the…highlights, you'll note as I drag I can see the change in real time.…
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- Loading bracketed photos
- Aligning source images
- Reducing noise and chromatic aberration
- Tone mapping with methods
- Fusing a single image or multiple images
- Removing color cast
- Automating with batch processing
Skill Level Intermediate
HDR Photography: Shooting and Processingwith Ben Long4h 58m Intermediate
1. Loading Bracketed Photos
2. Preprocessing Images with Photomatix
3. An Overview of Tone Mapping and the Exposure Fusion Workflow
4. Tone Mapping in Depth
5. Exposure Fusion in Depth
6. Advanced Options to Solve Problems
7. Post-Processing Your Image with Finishing Touches
Final thoughts1m 4s
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