28-Mar-15: Photomatix HDR Challenge is now open: Accepting entries in the Realistic HDR and Creative HDR categories until the 21st of June for a chance to win a $500 gift card.
9-Dec-14: Plugin edition of Photomatix Essentials intended for Photoshop Elements is in beta testing.
29-Oct-14: Photomatix Pro updated to version 5.0.5.
30-Sep-14: Photomatix Essentials updated to version 4, adding realistic-looking tone mapping with Contrast Optimizer and Finishing Touch options among other updates. Photomatix Essentials is an easy-to-use HDR photography software intended for photographers who are new to HDR.
Have you ever photographed a high contrast scene, only to find you have blown out highlights and flat
Try High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography to capture the scene as you saw it:
HDR Photo Gallery
Try HDR with Photomatix
- Take several photographs with different exposures (brackets)
- Merge the photos into an HDR image
- Adjust the image to get the look you want, from natural to artistic
Photomatix Pro and Photomatix Essentials are standalone programs running on Windows and Mac OS X.
A license costs $39 for Photomatix Essentials and $99 for Photomatix Pro.
Photomatix Essentials focuses on simplicity and ease of use.
Photomatix Pro offers more options and includes advanced features such
as batch processing and selective deghosting.
Photomatix Pro includes a free Plugin for Lightroom users who want to integrate Photomatix into their Lightroom workflow.
Photomatix is by far the best HDR software out there, and I have tried them all!
We absolutely love Photomatix, it's a cornerstone in our practice and I would never consider using any other HDR tool out there. Every one I've tried has been disappointing and I just love the work we create using Photomatix!
Photomatix is too much fun! I think I am averaging more than four hours a day using your product. Fantastic results.
I use Photomatix Pro every day in my architectural photography work. I could not live without it!
Photomatix is a superior software program that easily beats the competition. I use it all the time and it's the best money I've ever spent on photo software.
Your software is an amazing tool. The only regret I have is not saving all those old images that I thought
were bad which would have come alive with Photomatix.
Keep up the great work. People rave about my images... and often don't even realize they are HDRs.
I love your Software and the flexibility it gives me to Capture the ENTIRE picture. I am a former Photofinishing Engineer and your software gives me more flexibility than I ever had with daylight photofinishing machines or even a darkroom.
How satisfying to be a customer of a company that places such value on customer care; a rather rare experience these days.