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Old May 24, 2010, 10:11 PM   #1
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Question Photoshop or HDR Darkroom?

Hey everyone,

I've just started doing an HDR series at my school. A few images I've done are not my liking. I am using photoshop CS4, and was wondering if hdr darkroom (I found it a few days ago) was worth getting? I tried a plug-in for CS4 but it didn't work well.

So which is better in your opinion?

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Old May 25, 2010, 2:36 PM   #2
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Not familiar with HDR Darkroom, but I think CS4 is lousy when it comes to HDR. I use Photomatix, I get along with it well. But there are other programs out there that others prefer.
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Old May 25, 2010, 2:40 PM   #3
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Dynamic-Photo HDR is a brilliant candidate for HDRs. You should definetly check it out
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Old May 25, 2010, 2:42 PM   #4
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photomatix and dynamic hdr (dynamic as the edge)are the best standalone applications but i think they can also be bought as plugins but not 100% sure .... easy hdr as also recently had a face lift to v2 however i still think it needs some work on its auto allignment function barring that it is quite good they all currently have trial versions
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Old Jun 1, 2010, 1:50 PM   #5
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Photomatix is the program i use. I've used HDR darkroom, Photoshop CS2 through 5, and Photomatix in my opinion is the best out there. I said in a previous post of my first HDR that after trying Photomatix, I've never got out the Visa to buy a piece of software so quickly. I was amazed by how easy it was to use and how good of a job it did. It may take a few tries to learn what all the sliders do, but i think you'll be happy with the results if you give it a shot.
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Old Jun 8, 2010, 10:06 PM   #6
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Thanks all your comment.
I will look into Photomatix, HDR Darkroom and Dynamic-Photo HDR. I will choose one I like.
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