Motion Algorithms

Choose from any of the eleven Motion Recognition algorithms and compare their effects in Post Processing. Tip: Double-clicking sets an algorithm back to its standard value. Long-time exposure: This process determines the average for every pixel in a shot to simulate a type of long exposure.

The Magnifying Glass of NEAT projects

On the right-hand side (at the very top) in Post-processing you will find the 1:1 magnifying glass. The magnifying glass shows you the area the cursor points to in a 1:1 pixel view. When clicking on the magnifying glass the new compare-window will appear, comparing your edited image and the original image.

Cutout Changing the Background Image

To move the penguin to a warmer place, we select "Change Background" in the post-matting-menu. After matting, a file browser will open and you will be able to search for the background image that will serve as the background for the penguin:

New Features for Neat projects 2 pro

NEAT projects 2 professional offers a variety of new features. Here is an overview over some of the most important developments: – 5 new Motion Fusion Profiles: remove motion (soft), remove motion (very soft), add motion (dark), add motion (light), add motion (colour).

Cutout: Cropping Intermediate Areas of an Object Using the Edge Tool

Often, you are confronted with objects that have elements of the background situated within them that need to be removed. Typical examples are photos in which people have their hands placed on their hip

Cutout curve window: Curvature of the mask

You can change the curvature of the cropping-mask via the curve window. By clicking on the curve, additional adjustment points can be added so that the curve can be variably adjusted.

Cutout Background Blur

Often, you will have the following problem with your images: Your photo shows an object, an animal or a person you want to focus on. However, both the object and the background appear sharp

Cutout Settings & Parameters: Chromakey-matting

If the chromakey-matting result has flaws, you can use the following parameters to refine the result: Feather Brush Adds individual pixels to the mask and ensures a softer transition from the foreground to the background.

Cutout Matting-mode: Settings & Parameters

The following settings and parameters are available in matting-mode for cropping, using stroke-based-matting and inside/ outside edge matting: The polygon-tool was already explained in chapter 3.1

Cutout: Stroke-based Matting

Use this method to crop images that have a white, gray, or black background. This method can also be used to crop out areas of an object that also belong to the background. First Application Example — Cropping Objects on White Surfaces Select your image from album

A flat frame – What is that?

Flat frames are exposed images with a uniformally exposed area. It is vital that the flat frames are shot with the same lenses (filters, objective etc.) as well as with the same exposure of the motive (light frames).

A dark frame – What is that?

A dark frame (or dark image) is an image of sensor noise from a covered sensor. To take a dark frame, you need to use an impenetrable light objective lid.

Usage of Adobe Lightroom Windodws

Start the installation program and check if the component “Lightroom Plugin” has been selected. If you don’t have a CD download the plug-in from Afterwards, open the Lightroom version

Using Photoshop Plug-In in MAC OS X

You can find the plug-ins on the start-screen within the file „Plug-ins“. Here, choose the file that corresponds to your Photoshop version (in the following example, Photoshop CS6 is selected). Double-click on the .zip-file to unpack the plug-in

Erase Scratches & Sensor Errors

You will find the erase "scratches & sensor errors"-button on the right-hand side and at the very bottom of the section „Finalise“. This isn’t without reason.

Noise-free Astro-photography

The following example will introduce the program in more detail: Galaxy M31 – Andromeda. A sincere thank you at this point to Markus Jane who provided the astro-image-sequences.

Denoise Channel Display

The area of the channel display serves as an optical analysis of your image. Tip: Pay attention that the real-time calculation mode in the tool bar at the top is active, so that the display can be updated.

Mask Adaptation and Presets

Automatic mask adaptation to the adjustments of distortions from RAW modules. The selective drawing and the RAW module work directly with one another. This includes the distortion corrector located within the RAW module.

Fascinating High Dynamic Range Photography

Even the most modern digital cameras have a limited dynamic range. Drastic lighting contrasts exhibit this restriction easily, such as with a photo taken indoors looking outside

Perfect HDR Photos With Just A Few Clicks

You can obtain a finished HDR image in just 5 clicks with HDR projects 7 professional. 1. Load Images 2. HDR Preparation 3. Post-Processing -> Select HDR Style -> Preset Selection 4

Digitally Remove Annoying Visitors From Museums

Get clear shots of all paintings!

Comprehensive Test Of All HDR projects Features Part 1

As usual, the installation process can be completed easily and efficiently. If preferred, the installation of the Photoshop plug-in and the graphics support can be excluded from this procedure before initiation.

HDR Projects 4 Professional Review

My first impression on using this software was that it presented a lot of choices

Comprehensive Test Of All HDR projects Features Part 5

When it comes to the field of RAW development, FRANZIS has delivered a batch of new features and thoroughly improved previously existing functions.

Comprehensive Test of all HDR projects Features Part 4

Another addition worth mention is the automatic Ghosting Correction Optimization. After adjusting various Ghosting slide control settings in the last software version, constantly viewing the image outside of preview mode was quite often necessary for observing visible changes.

Remove moving objects from your photo… or merge them into one image!

In each individual image within this collection of images, an ambulance is displayed at different intervals while driving over the bridge.

Discover BLACK & WHITE projects 3

George Cairns explores the key features of this dedicated mono conversion software from Franzis like Capture NX-D, BLACK & WHITE projects 3 enables you to mimic the colour fi lter technique to selectively lighten or darken specific areas

From Bright to Cloudy

Bad weather? No problem! If the forecast for next weekend doesn’t look so great, there’s no reason to mope around, because your next photo project is called “Hunting the Clouds”.

Bring your photos to life with COLOR projects

My goal as a wedding photographer is to create life-like photos that capture the true feeling of a wedding day.

Timeless Happiness

Make your photos look really old! The vintage look is in, and it has been for quite a while! Back in the 90s there was a huge Lomographie hype that has come back again in recent years
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