MarScaper HDR for Mac
Although most DSLR cameras are capable to automatically create decent HDR photographs, some older models do not feature this option and, as a result, you have to take multiple pictures with different exposures of the same object or landscape and use an app on your Mac to merge your pictures and create the desired image.
MarScaper HDR is one of these applications that promises to help you create great looking HDR photos in just a couple of minutes. What is more, MarScaper HDR enables you to make exposure, contrast, saturation and other tone adjustments in order to obtain the photo you want.
Hight-dynamic-range imaging, HDRI or HDR, is a set of techniques used in photography and imaging in order to reproduce greater dynamic range of luminosity compared with standard digital imaging or photographic techniques. HDR photos are able to reproduce more accurately the range of intensity levels present in real scenes.
Thanks to MarScaper HDR you can use 2, 3, 5, 7 or even 100 bracketed images in order create eye-catching photographs with increased depth of light and larger dynamic range. From MarScaper HDR’s main window you can quickly and easily load your low-dynamic-range (LDR) or standard-dynamic-range (SDR) photos and manually or automatically merge and align them.
Once your HDR image is completed you can make various adjustments, from selective tones like highlights, shadows, midtones and blacks to exposure, contrast and saturation. The real-time photorealistic HDR engine allows you to view the modifications of your bracketed pictures in real time.
To preview just one of the loaded photos you just have to click on the desired picture and view its name, along with the aperture and shutter speed value. MarScaper HDR also comes with a built-in zoom feature that allows you check the alignment of all your pictures.
What is more, MarScaper HDR comes with support for all RAW photo formats supported by Mac OS X and helps you export your final photo to TIFF (16 bits and 8 bits), PNG or JPEG files.
In conclusion, MarScaper HDR is an intuitive and smooth-running applications that enables you to create beautiful HDR photos using numerous bracketed pictures.