It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of year again, the time when many of us look forward to the upcoming holidays, and the time when many of us are looking for the best deals! For those who love photography, this is a great time to save big on the gear and software that you really want. And when it comes to post-production software, there simply is no better suite than the plugins offered from the terrific folks over at Topaz Labs! We love these tools here at Toad Hollow Photography, each photograph we create is finished with at least one of the Topaz plugins.
This is one of our latest photographs published featuring the interior of First Metropolitan United Church here in Victoria. HDR gives us the flexibility we need in terms of being able to capture the full dynamic range of the scene being shot, but that’s only the first step. It’s post-production where the pictures really come to life. This photograph was finished off using our favorite plugin in the suite, Topaz Detail. The results are subtle but incredible, bringing a level of sharpness and clarity to the image without overcooking it and giving it a fake feel. Almost every photograph we create here finds itself in Topaz Detail for that perfect finishing touch.
We’ve reviewed many of the plugins here at Toad Hollow, always including screenshots and sample photographs we’ve created with this powerful software suite. Here is the list of previous reviews we’ve completed on the various Topaz Labs post-processing tools:
- The Rusty Truck And Topaz Labs Detail 3 Plugin
- Topaz ReStyle Review
- Topaz B&W Effects On Sale!
- The Latest Evolution In Post-Processing: Topaz Clarity Review
- Topaz Adjust Review
- Topaz Lens Effects Review
These reviews cover just 6 of the 15 plugins included in the entire suite! There are 9 other tools included in this terrific package just waiting to be discovered and explored!
This again is one of our latest photographs just published. This one was captured using a new HDR technique I am working on that utilizes off-camera speedlights remotely triggered. I love the ability to control the lighting in a scene like this to have fine control over how the image is expressed in it’s finished form. Once again, Topaz Detail is used here to delicately accent the details in the image and add that perfect finishing touch.
When we are working in the field on a commercial session, image quality is paramount for our clients. Once again the suite of Topaz tools becomes an important companion in our workflow, delivering consistent results that ensure we produce top-notch work.
In a day and age where quality and service are paramount, it’s important to note that your relationship with Topaz Labs doesn’t end after you’ve purchased the tools, it’s only the beginning. We’ve had to contact the support group a few times over the years and I can honestly say that they have one of the best software support groups I’ve ever worked with. This really gives you a feeling of confidence in buying their products. And beyond that, they have great online resources teaching you how to get the most out of your new tools!
Even at the regular price of $429.99 this set of tools is a terrific value. From November 28th to December 1st, 2014 you can take that one step further and get the entire suite for only $249.99!! Lock in your savings today and take your photography to the next level!