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Old 06-04-2011   #1
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Hello folks,

I want to have a go at HDR but which software is best?, photomatix seems a regular choice but what version light, pro? or is there something else.

Thanks for any advice

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If your are going to get Photomatrix, go pro. Once you get hooked you'll be glad you did.
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Most of the programs have a trial version. I suggest to download and try the various programs. There is no "best" software. It's whatever works for you best to get the mission done.
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Most of the programs have a trial version. I suggest to download and try the various programs. There is no "best" software. It's whatever works for you best to get the mission done.
Just what I was going to say!

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Thanks folks - will have a go

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Most of the programs have a trial version. I suggest to download and try the various programs. There is no "best" software. It's whatever works for you best to get the mission done.
Agree and like any new photo technique that you try it will take a number of efforts to get a feel for what each can do for you. However, I recently asked an accomplished pro who uses HDR extensively what he felt were the differences between Nik and Photomatix, the two that he uses. He felt that Photomatix has a "look" that works many times, particualrly for grunge type shots. He felt that you can more easily generate a natural landscape look, particularly the clouds, with Nik.
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You can go various places to get a 15% discount on Photomatix Pro. Here is one code : STUCKINCUSTOMS and a review of the software. Trey Ratcliff is a well known HDR teacher and poster.


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