Interview: What’s the Perfect HDR Workflow All About?

How the Perfect HDR Workflow Makes You Look Fabulous!

Canadian Photographer, blogger and writer, Darlene Hildebrandt of, contacted me for an interview a few days ago. This morning we had a fun discussion about how the Perfect HDR Workflow of mine came into being.

If you want to give this cool workflow a shot yourself, you can get the Photomatix plugin we talk about and save 15% if you simply use the gift code “PerfectHDR” when you checkout.  Then, if you want to get critiques or discussion with me about the process and your work, just join my Private List.


Sand Mountain

Sand Mountain

The Loneliest Road in America

On my drive from San Francisco to Arches National Park last month I passed this humongous sand dune in the middle of Nevada.  It’s totally out of place and I have no idea why this lone sand dune is here on US highway 50 outside of Fallon, Nevada.  There was no time for me explore this further because it was going to be all I could muster to make the 15 hour drive and still arrive at Arches NP before sunset.  So, I stopped on the side of the highway and took this shot of the dune, about 1/2 mile away, while sitting in the car.  This stretch of US highway 50 in Nevada is also known as “The Loneliest Road in America.”  It’s true… I actually ran out of gas for the first time in my life just before I reached the little town of Austin.


This photo is made from a single RAW file processed in Lightroom 5 and the a one-click application of the new Topaz ReStyle filter which gives it the glowing golden tone.


  • Clifton

    This is really great. I really enjoyed the interview. Awesome HDR work!

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