LR/Enfuse An Interesting Plugin


Fletcher8

Link Posted 28/05/2014 - 07:45
Just thought i would post this as I had not heard of it and thought people might be interested?

http://www.photographers-toolbox.com/products/lrenfuse.php

LR/Enfuse is a Lightroom plugin that allows you to blend multiple exposures together directly from within Lightroom by using the open source Enfuse application.

With LR/Enfuse you can:

Blend images of different exposures together in order to create a natural looking image with a greater dynamic range.
Blend a series of images where the focus point is difference in order to create an image with a greater depth of field - this is a common approach when creating a macro image.
Blend a series of images for night photography image stacking in order to create an image with a longer exposure than is possible with a single frame.
Fletcher8.

andrewk

Link Posted 28/05/2014 - 08:55
You might be interested in this ongoing PU thread. It is about an attempt to create an image of a stained glass window, initially using LR/Enfuse.

I would be interested in folks experiences with the product, especially where they were able to produce natural looking HDR images or using it for focus stacking.

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Last Edited by andrewk on 28/05/2014 - 09:08

Fletcher8

Link Posted 28/05/2014 - 09:01
Thanks Andrew, I will have a read.
Fletcher8.

aliengrove

Link Posted 28/05/2014 - 10:16
I use Enfuse sometimes, it's an excellent program and quite simple to use. Not tried focus stacking, but it's now my default program for HDR. It's a donationware product, so you can pay as little as you want for the program, I thought it was a real bargain at the 3 Euros I paid...This image would wold not be possible without using hdr, due to the huge dynamic range from bright sky to shadows inside the aircraft.



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Last Edited by aliengrove on 28/05/2014 - 10:18
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