Nature In HDR Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner “Okraj” by arkadiuszmakowski

“It’s a really fantastic photo with great warm light, great vista and which is cleverly composed using layers. Clouds in the distant valleys make it really atmospheric one. It’s a scene anyone hiking in the mountains would love. Post-processing on this image is also spot on – it’s there but the photo isn’t overprocessed.” – Wojciech Toman

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best shots showing nature in HDR in this photo contest made possible by our friends at HDRSoft. Have you ever photographed a high contrast scene, only to find you have blown out highlights and flat shadows? Photomatix Pro and Photomatix Essentials are standalone programs running on Windows and Mac OS X. Photomatix Essentials focuses on simplicity and ease of use. Photomatix Pro offers more options and includes advanced features such as batch processing and selective deghosting. Photomatix Pro includes a free Plugin for Lightroom users who want to integrate Photomatix into their Lightroom workflow.

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Wojciech Toman for his collaboration as a guest judge. Wojciech Toman is a software developer working for HDRsoft on Photomatix. When he is not writing code, you can meet him in various places all over the world capturing HDR photos or writing posts for his HDR related blog.

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