It seems like every camera manufacture has their own raw file format. Adobe wanted to unify them all by coming up with an open sourced DNG format with many great benefits such as no XMP sidecar files, supposedly better multi-threading support, smaller file sizes, and more. However in the real world, most photographers choose not to convert their files to DNG. Here are five reasons why they don’t.
There are many HDR software out there and some of the top ones can cost you over $100. But all of those cannot create the same natural HDR results that this donationware plugin can. If you want the most natural HDR images, then you need to read this Lightroom tutorial.