Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro was a great tool to have in my HDR tool box.  I was stoked to find out HDR Efex Pro 2 had been released late this Summer.  Just when you thought HDR Efex Pro couldn’t get much better, the upgrade came along and topped its predecessor!   HDR Efex Pro 2 brings new life to the tone mapping business with its plethora of awesome additions and presets.

If you haven’t checked out HDR Efex Pro 2 yet, I implore you to as it will definitely find a place in your HDR workflow.   Check out the review, the before and after image, and the tutorial embedded below.

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