HDR Efex Pro 2 – Tutorial
A linked index to a HDR Efex Pro 2 tutorial
More details & tips than at Nik’s help
Plus links to all relevant support at Nik’s site
The tutorial includes insights & tips
gained during months of beta tests
including Q/A from the developers
info not available elsewhere
In the order of a typical HEP2 workflow-
Parts 3, 4, 5, & 6 are the most important – BY FAR!
7 thru 11 you’ve already seen in other programs
Part 1 – Overview
Part 2 – Merge dialog
Part 3 – Controlling Artifacts
Part 4 – Interface & Presets
Part 5 – Tone Mapping? What’s that??
Part 6 – HDR Methods (from Realism to Grunge & back)
Part 7 – Color adjustments
Part 8 – Selective Adjustments (via Nik Control Points)
Part 9 – Finishing touches, Levels & Curves
Part 10 – Finishing touches, Grad Neutral Density
Part 11 – Finishing touches, Vignettes
Part 12 – A HDR Workflow
Tips & Hints – Beta test Q&A replies from the developers
If you want to learn HEP2, you’re at the right place.
If you stopped at sites of the “big-name-pros” you wasted your time as many, if not most, of them provide a review which is at best a paraphrase of the Nik press release (if they even bothered to paraphrase). Just sayin’. 😉
The above “crack” is not intended to include pros whose sites are reachable from the Nik site.
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