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somhompho Silver Member Nikonian since 24th Feb 2009Tue 20-Nov-12 10:53 PM
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"Like the workflow of Nik HDR Efex Pro 2"


Madison, US
          

I have been using Photomatrix for HDR for the last several years. I have all of Nik plugins except HDR Efex, so recently while I was upgrading Define and Sharpener, from working only with Lightroom to be working with PS CS6, I decided to get Efex Pro 2 as well.

Well. I got to say that I really like Nik HDR workflow, and it seems to run slightly faster than Photomatrix. I'm using HDR mainly for photos I can't get in single click, and prefer more 'natural' look of HDR. Nik seems to get me there quicker and with more intuitive slider (for me anyway). Here are 2 samples

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Rockport, MA; D300 with 24-70mm/f2.8, 5 shots, polarizer + 3 stop ND grad. I was hoping for sunrise shot, but got cloud and little bit of rain instead


Griffith Sculpture Garden, East Otto, NY. D300 with 14-24mm/f2.8 (no filter). Shot last Sunday. At this time of year there's no direct sun light on these sculptures during dawn and dust at all. Wasn't planning on this shot but I was heading to the car, the orange sky appear in the horizon behind the trees,so I thought why not HDR.

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DAJolley Silver Member Nikonian since 19th Dec 2007Wed 21-Nov-12 12:11 AM
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I started using HDR Efex Pro 2 a few weeks ago and am very happy so far. One of the things I like is being able to import RAW files from Bridge or Photoshop and retain any ACR adjustments I may have applied to WB, CA and Lens Corrections.
I also just purchased SNS-HDR and am doing some comparisons. I saw a lot of good press regarding SNS-HDR on some HDR dedicated sites and thought I would see what it is all about.
Dave Jolley

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somhompho Silver Member Nikonian since 24th Feb 2009Wed 21-Nov-12 10:47 PM
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Madison, US
          

David,
I just google SNS and saw a brief review on it look intersting. Love to hear what think of it.
Som

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