09 Oct Aurora HDR 2018 – Example HDR

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I have been playing around with the excellent Aurora HDR 2018 and recently tried it out on a set of three bracketed photos of the classic Watchman view in Zion National Park.

Three Bracketed Exposures Blended into HDR image in Aurora HDR 2018

The Photos were on a Nikon D3 with 1 stop exposure variations (-1,0,+1) – Click on the images in the gallery for larger view.

Aurora HDR 2018 – Settings

While I have enjoyed testing out the large selection of pre-sets supplied with Aurora HDR 2018 I find that I usually cycle back to the ‘Basic’ Presets collection and the ‘Realistic’ and Realistic Vivid’ presets specifically. Aurora HDR 2018 (and 2017!) allows for the applied pre-sets to be toned down by dragging back a percentage slider. I find that the ‘Realistic Vivid’ preset at about 70-75% is a good starting point.

Aurora HDR 2018 is a full featured and powerful application and encourage you to take some time to view the various tutorial videos to help you get some idea of the functionality available.

https://aurorahdr.com/video-tutorials

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