Raw Processing / Retouching & Restoration / Artistic Enhancements / HDR Processing
Take the stress out of converting your RAW files. We take your uncorrected digital files and convert them into beautiful, high-quality works of art with our RAW Processing Services. Your assigned RAW processor will be in contact you with every step of the way and put forth the effort it takes to learn your style. Our goal is for the processing to be seamless between yours and ours. For those of you who shoot hi-res JPGs, we’ll process those for the same price. However, we encourage our clients to choose RAW capture in order to ensure the best image quality. We can convert all RAW images into a multitude of file types, the most common being JPG or DNG, and deliver those files back to you on your hard drive, flash media, CD, or can make them available for digital download.
Standard Raw Processing
$0.25/file with $5 minimum
Standard Processing includes:
Color Correction & White Balance
Exposure & Recovery
Fill & Brightness
Saturation, Clarity, & Vibrance
Contrast & Black Adjustments
Histogram Evaluation & Adjustment
Basic Image Toning
Batch File Renaming
Upgraded Raw Processing
$0.75/file with $5 minimum
In addition to standard processing, the upgrade includes
Individual Color Saturation & Adjustment
Lens Vignette Correction
Customized File Renaming
Retouching & Restoration
$15 per 1/4 hour (billed per minute with no minimum)
From hand painted color restorations to rebuilding torn, cracked, water or sun damaged photographs. Advanced retouching, restoration, and digital work is charged based on the amount the time needed to complete the job. Please feel free to request a quote.
Looking for a little something extra to give your images a WOW factor? Pilot Imaging’s Artistic Enhancement service will do just that! Whether you are looking for something dreamy, vintage, retro, grungy, elegant or punchy, we are happy to help give your images the extra attention they deserve.
Images are individually processed in Photoshop. A combination of actions, adjustments, masks, and filters are used to achieve unique effects. Artistic enhancements add extra depth and intrigue to your photographs.
*For more extensive enhancements, pricing will be on a case by case basis.
$19/set of images
We will work from your corrected files or can start from your RAW files for an additional $5 fee. Photographs must be taken with a tripod maintaining one composition and a minimum of two exposures. For best results, multiple bracketed exposures are ideal. Each set of photographs will produce one HDR image.
Align images to correct for horizontal and vertical shifts or by matching features
Reduce chromatic aberrations
Attempt to eliminate ghosting artifacts from background, such as movements from water, foliage AND moving objects
Take tone curve of color profile
Tone Mapping Adjustments Include:
- Color Saturation
- Black Point
- White Point
- Saturation Shadows
- Saturation Highlights
- Micro Contrast
- Micro Smoothing
- Shadow Clipping
- Highlight Smoothness
- Shadow Smoothness