Tag: aurora hdr


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...