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Photoversity Presets in Aurora HDR 2017

Over at Photoversity, I created a free set of presets for Aurora HDR that apply pre-cooked looks when editing images in Macphun’s impressive HDR application. However, when they released Aurora HDR 2017 last month, my presets disappeared! After a bit of sleuthing, I discovered that Macphun changed the filename extension used by the presets. They ...

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Aurora HDR 2017 Is Coming in September

[Aurora HDR 2017 is now out! Pricing updated below.] Macphun has announced the next version of Aurora HDR, and it looks like a great update! New features of Aurora HDR 2017 include: Improved tone mapping New tools, including an adjustable polarize filter and a radial masking tool Batch processing An updated interface Take a look ...

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Get My Free Aurora HDR Ebook from Macphun

The great folks at Macphun are currently including a short ebook I wrote for them with every Aurora HDR purchase: 10 Simple Steps to Make Amazing HDR Photos…but anyone can get it for free! It covers a few fundamentals, like tips for capturing good brackets in the first place, and points to features in Aurora ...

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Seattle Stadium Reflection

CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders, is reflected in a new glass building with cool, funky architecture. Smith Tower, which at one point was the tallest building west of the Mississippi, is at left. Best viewed large. Captured using a Fujifilm X-T1. Processed in Lightroom and Aurora HDR. (I wrote the ...

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Aurora HDR Photoversity Guide Excerpt at iMore

The good folks at iMore have just published an excerpt from my book, Aurora HDR and Aurora HDR Professional: A Photoversity Guide! If you’re looking for a good overview of the software, and a more in-depth taste of what the ebook offers, go read it now: How to create HDR photos with Aurora HDR [book ...

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Buy Aurora HDR Pro, Get My Book for Free!

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve teamed up with Macphun to present a special holiday deal for Aurora HDR Professional. For a limited time, buy Aurora HDR Professional for just $99 and get my Photoversity Guide for free! Also included is a Pro Training package by Trey Ratcliff, a pack of holiday textures, and a ...

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Aurora HDR 1.1 Update Released

That was quick: Just a couple weeks after the initial release, MacPhun has released Aurora HDR 1.1 and Aurora HDR Pro 1.1, which fine tunes many features and adds a few, too. Read all about it (and pick up a copy of my new book about Aurora HDR!) at the Photoversity blog.

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New Book! Aurora HDR and Aurora HDR Professional: A Photoversity Guide

For years when I’ve been out photographing landscapes, I’ve dutifully shot bracketed exposures: three or more images that represent light, dark, and balanced views of a scene. The advantage of brackets is to combine them later into a single HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo that includes more detail than what a camera sensor by itself ...