Photography first®. That's Nik Software's tag line. These guys live and breath photography.
Knowing this, it's no surprise that Nik has a new and improved HDR plug-in: Nik HDR Efex 2.
I'm just starting to play with the plug-in, going back to some of my favorite HDR sets and reprocessing them. Good fun
You can get a discount on HDR Efex Pro 2 all Nik Plug-ins by using this code upon check out: RSAMMON. Remember, you can save a bundle on a bundle.
New tone-mapping engine – Enjoy improved color rendering, more natural results, and simplified controls
Unified workflow – Users in Photoshop, Lightroom, and Aperture will all have the same experience the same features and functionality
Updated merging interface – Previews of each exposure and the ability to enable Smart Objects streamline the merging process
Improved ghost reduction and alignment – New algorithms and the ability to select a reference image dramatically improve the initial merge results
Chromatic aberration reduction – New controls to reduce unsightly purple & blue fringes where dark tones meet light tones
Updated tone mapping and enhancement panel – Completely redesigned controls for enhancing images make crafting superior HDR images fast and easy
Depth control – Overcomes the flat dull look that so often accompanies HDR imagery.
Tons of fun - You'll see why.
If you are new to HDR, check out my HDR app: Rick Sammon's iHDR. My favorite HDR tips, tricks and techniques are covered in this how-to app.
Explore the light,