Photomatix Essentials focuses on simplicity and easy of use. Photomatix Pro offers more option and includes advanced features such as batch processing and selective deghosting, as well as a Lightroom Plug-in.
* Take multiple photographs at varying exposure levels
* Merge the photos into an HDR image
* Adjust the settings to get the look you want: from natural-looking with Exposure Fusion to painterly or surreal with Tone Mapping