You can use Aurora HDR 2019 as a standalone program, but if you have Lightroom it’s a lot easier and more efficient to launch it from Lightroom as a plug-in. You can use Aurora HDR with Lightroom very easily, but the method is not the same for single images and bracketed exposures.
HDR can work wonders on interiors. HDR is not just for high-contrast outdoor scenes or extended dynamic range photography. It can also give interiors a unique, rich and dramatic look.
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Verdict: 4.5 stars Aurora HDR 2019 can create dense, wild and dramatic HDR effects, natural-looking images, and anything in between, and with out the ‘glow’ effects and other artefacts that plague other HDR tools. It also goes way further, with local adjustments, even image layers and masks. Brilliant.
Skylum software has released version 1.2 of Aurora HDR with speed improvements for the Mac version, together with support for the innovative Loupedeck control console, while the Windows version gets batch processing Flip and Rotate tools and more as Skylum brings the Windows version closer to full feature parity with the Mac version. New version […]
The Aurora HDR 1.2 update announced today brings a number of new features to the Windows version and speed improvements on both Mac and PC. The new version offers RAW support for a number of new cameras and is reportedly much quicker when working with both bracketed shots and single images. New version update: Read […]
MacPhun has announced that the next version of its HDR software Aurora HDR will arrive on September 28th 2017. Not only is it packed with new and improved versions, it will also come in a Windows version for the first time. Aurora HDR 2018 review MacPhun has made its name with a range of innovative […]
I was recently lucky enough to travel to Norway with Nikon to try out the new D7500 DSLR, and saw this amazing view of the town of Ålesund from the hill of Aksla alongside the town. The sun was low, the sky was bright, so this looked like the ideal candidate for HDR treatment – […]
MacPhun’s Aurora HDR software has been updated to version 1.2. Aurora HDR now comes in German, Spanish, and Japanese language versions and there’s updated RAW support for Panasonic, Olympus, Fuji, SONY, Nikon and Leica. New version update: Read the Aurora HDR 2019 review Aurora HDR can be used both as a plug-in, in which case the RAW […]