Whereas Zonerama is already a compelling on-line gallery platform due to free limitless photograph storage, the service has three new options that make it a good higher possibility for photographers internet hosting photographs on-line, particularly when sharing them with purchasers.
As excessive dynamic vary (HDR) photographs turn into extra commonplace, particularly for photographers capturing photographs utilizing smartphones, there aren’t many locations on-line to share 10-bit HDR pictures in full glory.
Zonerama has enabled assist for the AVIF format, permitting customers to share HDR photographs throughout many common web browsers. For now, Microsoft Edge isn’t supported; in any other case, if somebody has an HDR-capable monitor and an HDR-enabled web browser, they’ll be capable to see HDR pictures on Zonerama.
Many photographers shoot in RAW, and though the RAW recordsdata have to be processed to supply an exportable file for sharing, photographers don’t want to fret about RAW picture conversion to add to Zonerama.
Zonerama tells PetaPixel that it has enabled RAW file assist for “all widespread RAW recordsdata,” and customers can now publicly or privately share their RAW photographs “as effortlessly as different commonplace codecs.” RAW file add is accessible by the Zonerama internet uploader.
HEIF (HEIC or HIF) Format Assist
Many more recent smartphones, and even some devoted cameras, shoot in HEIF format. The high-efficiency picture format is beneficial, though not often sensible as a result of restricted assist. Nevertheless, Zonerama permits customers to add and share HEIF photographs with none particular conversion.
“Zonerama is forward of the curve — we’re even ready for 10-bit HEIF recordsdata with PQ (Canon) or HLG (Sony) traits. HDR is supported right here too,” Zonerama tells PetaPixel.
Different Zonerama Options
For photographers seeking to share their pictures with others, whether or not they’re fans that need to exhibit their work, or skilled photographers attempting to ship recordsdata to a shopper for approval, Zonerama is a completely free possibility that provides limitless photograph uploads.
Whereas a premium possibility consists of embedded galleries and limitless 4K video assist, the free model guarantees the identical key options because the premium improve, together with safety choices, zero compression, and full management over hyperlinks and sharing. Free customers also can add 4K video, though clips have to be 5 minutes or shorter.
Zonerama Premium is free for the primary three months and $5.99 month-to-month following the trial interval.
For extra details about Zonerama, go to the Zonerama web site. Zonerama Premium additionally consists of particular integration with Zoner Picture Studio X. Extra about that photograph enhancing app for Home windows is accessible in PetaPixel’s reporting.
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