Creative Landscapes with Nik HDR Efex Pro

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In this video, Richard Harrington takes a look at an HDR workflow. Using Bridge, HDR Efex Pro and Photoshop he demonstrates techniques and tips for all HDR photography.

Dynamic Landscapes with Nik HDR Efex Pro from Richard Harrington on Vimeo.
In this tutorial, Rich Harrington shows you how to process a 7-shot nighttime HDR image. You’ll learn:

  • How to merge and align multiple photos
  • How to convert between 32-bits and 16-bits per channel
  • How to use control points to target adjustments
  • How to use Smart Objects and Smart Filters
  • How to crop for impact

Visit the Nik Software website for a free trial copy of HDR Efex Pro


About Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based in Washington, D.C. He is the Publisher of Photofocus as well as an author on Rich has authored several books including From Still to Motion, Understanding Photoshop, Professional Web Video, and Creating DSLR Video.

Posted on August 1, 2011, in HDR, Video Tutorial and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Thanks for the video tutorial

  2. Finally, a great tutorial using HDR Effects pro. Keep it up…

    • Richard Harrington

      There’s another new one in the Queue for next week that combines HDR Efex with Silver Efex

  3. Good stuff! I’d never used it as a smart object before, learned a few tidbits of useful information. Thanks!