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Jan 28, 2013 13:38 |  #1

I see the official PHotomatix thread, but nothing for the great Nik HDR Efex Pro 2. :cool:

Here are a few from this weekends shoot of a good friends new custom built home. Hope you enjoy!

All processed with 3 exposures and Nik HDR Efex Pro 2 in CS6.

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Jan 28, 2013 14:33 |  #2

Damn!! how many shots did those take?


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Jan 28, 2013 19:55 |  #3

Just three exposures each. :)


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Jan 29, 2013 10:37 as a reply to 328iGuy's post |  #4

These are really nice. Did you use a preset? Start off with a preset? All manual? Regardless they all came out excellent.


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Jan 29, 2013 12:04 |  #5

rkw624 wrote in post #15547932external link
These are really nice. Did you use a preset? Start off with a preset? All manual? Regardless they all came out excellent.

Thanks very much!

Started off with a preset and adjusted from there.


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Feb 05, 2013 18:47 |  #6

I seem to like these images they look more real then the ones on photomatix. great work!




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Feb 05, 2013 19:22 |  #7

iMAGEN STUDIOS wrote in post #15576816external link
I seem to like these images they look more real then the ones on photomatix. great work!

Thanks a lot. Hope to see some other people's here as well soon! :cool:


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Feb 09, 2013 11:08 |  #8

Very nice. I have to try to use this program more.


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Feb 09, 2013 15:06 |  #9

Nice set 328.
I feel a little dirty because this is only one exposure. I am too lazy to carry a tripod!! I Like the software it seems to a pretty good job with one exposure.

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Mar 05, 2013 14:09 as a reply to Fuhrtographer's post |  #10

This was done with the Nik HDR software using only one exposure.

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Mar 05, 2013 14:12 |  #11

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Mar 05, 2013 15:56 |  #12

A few new ones from my trip to Hawaii, just got home yesterday and ready to go back!

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Mar 05, 2013 19:44 |  #13

Beautiful pictures of Hawaii. No wonder you're ready to go back.


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Mar 08, 2013 23:57 |  #14

Smart object/filter problems

Hi everyone,
This is going to be a long rant/cry for help because NIK's not been able to help me with this problem and I submitted my first ticket back in July...

I have been using HDR Efex Pro since before V1 was officially released. When V2 became available I jumped on it but have had serious issues with it which will be detailed below with images.

Short version:
My home/personal computer will not create Smart Objects that are editable out of the HDR Efex Pro 2 plugin. It makes the SOs then when they are opened for editing, the colors are way off.

The two computers I have are:
Home - MPB Intel Core Two Duo (64bit) dual 2.53 GHz with 4GB ram, CS4 - CS6 and both versions of HDR Efex installed. OS 10.8.2 (upgraded earlier tonight from OS 10.7.latest version).

Work - MBP Intel i7 Quad core 2.6 GHz with 8GB ram, CS6 and both versions of HDR Efex installed. OS 10.8.2.

I want to be able to go back and edit these files and not have to recreate them every time i need to change something. It is incredibly frustrating as I use this professionally as well as artistically and I need it to work.

Any and all suggestions are welcome.
Thanks!
Jeremiah

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Mar 09, 2013 06:48 as a reply to Jeremiah True's post |  #15

I spent some more time chasing this down last night and realized that there is something corrupt in my user account that is causing the problem. I came to this conclusion after opening a different user's account on my home computer and running the same images through the process and it worked fine. I need to go through and find out where the problem is and isolate it.


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