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How To HDR with Photomatix Pro Part 2

Part 2 of the tutorial on creating HDR photography using Photomatix Pro.

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How To HDR with Photomatix Pro Part 1

How to make an HDR image using Photomatix Pro.  Photomatix Pro is in my opinion the best software for generating High Dynamic Range images.  This is a simple tutorial on using the software.

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HDR Photography

HDR photography is the process of bringing out the highlights and shadows in a picture to show more detail or get a specific “feel” to the image. Different photographers use HDR for different reasons. I have used it to capture and show more detail within an image or capture a more realistic representation of the original scene.

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Top 7 Photography Resources Online

We all have our “go to” photography and creative resources. My main resources are:

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How to colorize a single part of a black and white picture

I see this question all the time, either in email, twitter, yahoo answers, all over the place. So I decided I would take 5 minutes and do a quick and dirty how to video about the process I use to achieve this effect.  

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Canon 15mm Fisheye Lens

Today I got the chance to get out and shoot a little more with the new Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens.  Here are a few of the shots.

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Instant Inspiration on Demand

You see as an artist you find yourself sometimes stuck or in need of inspiration. Before I had this approach to instant inspiration I would be searching books, videos, online and all kinds of multimedia for something that gave me that spark. Now….

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Rule Of Thirds

As a photographer I find myself always searching for better ways to compose an image.  Composition is really one of the ways that I am always exploring.

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