Day: December 26, 2017

4 Tips for Creative HDR Styling with Aurora HDR 2018

Arguably the best software for making high dynamic range photos is Macphun’s (soon to be Skylum) Aurora HDR 2018. This image editor can be used as by itself or in conjunction with their popular Luminar photo editor (as well as a plugin for Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture, and Elements). Within Aurora HDR are tons of photo editing […]

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Smartphone Portrait Modes vs. Hasselblad Full Frame Camera

The iPhone X, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and the Google Pixel 2 are some of the latest and the greatest smartphone cameras out there. They handle pretty much all types of light and produce incredible images. But can they compete with “proper” cameras? Marques Brownlee compares smartphone camera portrait modes with the Hasselblad X1D: The […]

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Finding the Perfect Shot in the Desert

Landscape photographers get up early and stay out late. It’s all about the light with sunrise and sunset being the ideal times of day to capture images. Thomas Heaton’s latest video takes us to the Namib Desert as we watch him search for the perfect shot of the dunes at dawn and dusk. [ Read […]

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Switching From Lightroom to Capture One Pro

It seems only a short while ago when I was undecided on the RAW processing software that would replace Lightroom. I shortlisted several potential alternatives – Capture One Pro, RawTherapee, DxO Optics and Darktable among others – but was able to try out only Capture One Pro properly. A demo version 10 of Capture One […]

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