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Re: Probably OT: HeliconFocus and Helicon Filter

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  • panovrx
    ... Mostly I use Silkypix -- very good, fast workflow once you are used to it Filterwise I also use Xtrasens (a lot -- for vibrance effects) and Imageskill
    Message 1 of 22 , Jul 24, 2007
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      Luca Vascon <crimsonkingit@...> wrote:
      >
      > AND.... what rawconverter with batch support are you using now???
      > :-)

      Mostly I use Silkypix -- very good, fast workflow once you are used
      to it

      Filterwise I also use Xtrasens (a lot -- for vibrance effects) and
      Imageskill (local contrast)

      Peter




      >
      >
      > panovrx ha scritto:
      > >
      > > Re Helicon Filter ---
      > > I bought this a little while back and use it a lot --- mostly
      because
      > > it has very nice tools for selective color adjustment.
      Its "chromatic ab
      > > aberration" tool is mediocre at present - but in compensation it
      has a
      > > very useful purple fringe reduction feature. Many of its effects
      have a
      > > contour detection switch and color channel selectivity which is
      great
      > > for sharpening, noise reduction etc.
      > > Helicon Filter is similar in some ways to Raw Therapee, which
      latter if
      > > it could just do batch conversion would be my raw processor of
      choice
      > > these days I think. Raw Therapee has great contour aware
      sharpening and
      > > halo reduction.
      > >
      > > Peter
      > >
      > > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:PanoToolsNG%40yahoogroups.com>, "erik leeman"
      <erik.leeman@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > My apologies for this Off Topic question, but I hope some of
      you know
      > > > more about these tools and their suitability for high-res 16bit
      > > > composite (panorama) work. Reading about them I cannot help but
      think
      > > > they could be VERY useful, the $250,- pricetag for an unlimited
      > > license
      > > > tells me I'd better be VERY sure about that!
      > > > So if you use them, please tell if it was money well spent or
      not.
      > > > Thanks!
      > > >
      > > > erik leeman
      > > >
      > > > P.S. For those of you who do not know what this is about:
      > > > http://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconfocus.html
      > > <http://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconfocus.html>
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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