MacPhun Aurora HDR 2018 Pre-Order Available (Mac and Windows)

MacPhun’s upcomig Aurora HDR 2018 software (Mac & Windows) can be pre-ordered.

There is a special $10 pre-order discount. Current users of Aurora HDR may upgrade at a special pre-order price of $49 ($59 MSRP), while new users can purchase Aurora HDR 2018 at a special pre-order price of $89 ($99 MSRP). A free trail is also available. 

What’s new in Aurora HDR 2018:

Next-generation Tone Mapping – A new smart Tone Mapping algorithm automatically reduces noise, and produces more realistic and natural initial results.

Mac and Windows versions – Aurora HDR 2018 is available both for Mac and PC users, enabling mixed-computer households to share the same product key.

Lens Correction Tool* – The new Lens Correction filter easily fixes all kinds of lens distortion, from barrel and pincushion to chromatic aberration and vignetting.

Transform Tool* – Easily scale, rotate and shift your image to better fit your vision.

Dodge & Burn Filter – Selectively lighten or darken specific areas of an image to artfully direct your viewer’s eye towards the key subject of your image, similar to a traditional darkroom technique.

HDR Enhance Filter – Adds details and clarity to an image, adjusting colors, details and contrast without creating artificial halos or other problems.

User Interface – A new, modern and responsive user interface brings a powerful, yet joyful experience to HDR photo editing.

History Panel – An easy-to-reference list of edits made to your image, the History panel allows you to click on any editing step to revert the photo to an earlier stage of editing.

Touch Bar support for Mac – Aurora HDR 2018 adds Touch Bar support to give new MacBook Pro users fast access to key editing features and speed up their workflow.

Image Flip and Rotate* – Perfect for correcting photos with incorrect horizons or making creative compositions or other stylistic changes to an image.

IMPROVED: New Structure Algorithm – The re-developed Structure tool allows you to adjust detail and clarity of an image to get a classic HDR effect with great detail or a smoother effect with less details.

IMPROVED: RAW handling – An improved RAW conversion brings out more details in shadows/highlights, displays colors more accurately and reduces noise in RAW files.

IMPROVED: Crop tool update – Now specify custom crop sizes for even more versatility.

IMPROVED: Speed – Faster merging and masking performance, improvement in RAW image processing.

New videos added to Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP 4.x) tutorial series

New Videos Added To Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP 4.x) Tutorial Series

New videos have been added to Canon’s own Digital Photo Professional tutorial series.

The videos are (latest additions in italics)

  • Get organised
  • Recover missing shadows
  • Levels and curves
  • Counteract colour casts
  • Improve composition
  • Sharpen Detail
  • Lens Correction
  • Cloning and Healing

All tutorials come with downloadable resources, like PDF docs, RAW files used in the examples etc. This looks to be a pretty good, free tutorial for Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.x. Click here to access the tutorials. Enjoy!

Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP 4.6.10) and other software updated to support EOS M6, Rebel T7i and EOS 77D

Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP 4.6.10) And Other Software Updated To Support EOS M6, Rebel T7i And EOS 77D

Updates for Canon Digital Photo Professional, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor are available for download at Canon USA. Support for the latest Canon cameras has been added.

Changes for Digital Photo Professional 4.6.10:

  • Supports EOS Kiss X9i/REBEL T7i/EOS 800D, EOS 9000D/EOS 77D, EOS M6
  • Supports EF-S18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
  • Stability of the connectivity has been improved

Click here to download the updates for Canon Digital Photo Professional and the other software tools.

Canon Digital Photo Professional is a powerful RAW processing and photo editing software that comes for free with all Canon DSLRs (and MILCs and RAW capable Powershots). As powerful as it is, it might be intimidating at first. If you want to jumpstart into Canon Digital Photo Professional have a look at this series of Canon produced tutorials.

Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.x tutorial series has new videos added

Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.x Tutorial Series Has New Videos Added

The Canon Professional Network started a tutorial series for their own photo editing and RAW converter software, Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP) 4.x (latest version).

Welcome to the Digital Photo Professional video tutorial section! CPN writer and software expert George Cairns unpacks Canon’s popular workflow software and explains key components with video demonstrations on how it can make a difference to your RAW workflow.

We will be publishing one video per week over the next 11 weeks, looking at particular elements of the software, with each video accompanied by a pdf mini guide which includes the the images used in the tutorial. Collect all 11 guides to build up the ultimate DPP library!

Simply click on each video as they are added each week and learn more about the software and how it can make a difference to your photography!

For the time being there are five tutorial videos:

  • Get organised
  • Recover missing shadows
  • Levels and curves
  • Counteract colour casts
  • Improve composition (latest added video)

All five tutorials come with downloadable resources, like PDF docs, RAW files used in the examples etc. This looks to be a pretty good, free tutorial for Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.x. Click here to access the tutorials. Enjoy!