Mastering HDR Efex Pro

Mastering HDR Efex Pro is a two-part video workshop by Jason P. Odell, Ph.D.

In this workshop, you'll be able to follow along with Jason as he demonstrates the HDR Efex Pro tools and how to employ them in a variety of tone-mapping styles. The video is broken down into chapters for easy navigation during playback, and is presented in crisp 720p High-Definition format (1280x720).

Part 1: HDR Efex Pro Workflow and Interface

In Part 1, you'll learn about all the controls and tools in HDR Efex Pro, including how to use and work with Control Points to make selective adjustments. You'll also learn how to launch HDR Efex Pro from Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Lightroom, and Aperture. Jason also demonstrates how you can use HDR Efex Pro as a stand-alone application.

Part 2: Tone-mapping HDR Images

In Part 2, Jason works through numerous real-world HDR image examples, including:

  • Landscapes
  • Natural Interiors
  • Natural Exteriors
  • Artistic Exteriors
  • Artistic Interiors
  • Black and White
  • Single-Image Tone-Mapping

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System Requirements: Mac or PC with QuickTime or Real Player (This product does NOT support Windows Media Player!)

File format: QuickTime Movie (.mov)

File delivery: Download (ZIP archive). The download is split into two parts for convenience. Each file is over 200MB, so you'll want a broadband Internet connection. Please backup your files after you download them!

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Chapter Layout


Landscape tone-mapping



control points

Working with Control Points


Adobe Photoshop Lightroom interface

black and white

Black & White HDR

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