The panel that makes Photoshop and Exposure Blending simple

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What Is Raya Pro?
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More Than 12,000 Photographers Use Raya Pro



“I am an extension junky and I must say, since downloading the Raya Pro panel, I’ve stopped looking as it’s got everything I need! Yes, including Frequency Separation – love it!” – Jerry Syder


“Since I began my own quest to improve my photography and post processing skills, Raya Pro has become my ‘go-to’ tool of choice” – Alistair @ ARD Image


“The ability to control the tonal range and depth of an image is amazing! This is a plugin that I would not want be without in my image post-processing.” – John Galbreath

Recent Images Created With Raya Pro 2.0

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Blend Exposures With Ease

– Works in ALL Languages
– Instant Digital Blending
– Luminosity Masks Made
Quick & Easy!
– Jimmy’s  Presets:
– 3 Beautiful Sharpening Tools

Beautiful Images With A Few Clicks

 – 4 Magical Orton Effects
– Dodge & Burn With Ease
– Enhance Incredible Details
– Awesome Filters
– Clean CA
– Frequency Separation
– Easy Vignettes

Speed Up & Simplify Your Workflow

– 6 Custom Buttons: You
Decide Their Function!
– Make Your Images Perfect For The Web
– Beautiful Golden Hour Glow
– Amazing Sharpening Technique

– Raya Pro Package Options –

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Raya Pro 2.0 Plugin + Mastering Raya Pro 2.0 Course

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  • Learn To Blend Any Exposures With Jimmy McIntyre
  • 4.5 Hours of Material
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  • Raya Pro For All Versions of Photoshop Included
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Raya Pro 2.0 Plugin

  • Buy Once And Get Free Updates For Life
  • Works In All Languages
  • Easy Installation Instructions Included
  • For CS5, CS6, All CC (inc. CC 2017), Mac & PC
  • 16 Bit Precision Masks
  • Use On 3 Machines
  • Instant Download

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What is the current version of Raya Pro? The current version is 2.0

How many machines can I install Raya Pro on? You can install the software on up to 3 different personal machines.

Is Raya Pro 3 panels, or one? Raya Pro is one panel which you can purchase for $44.99

Will this come with tutorials? There is a full, comprehensive and easy-to-follow Raya Pro course that will teach you to blend exposures naturally for any scene. You can find out more here: Mastering Raya Pro

However, the basic Raya Pro package comes with an easy installation video and simple tutorials for every single button in the panel. You can see all of the tutorials included on the official Raya Pro YouTube Channel

Does Mastering Raya Pro teach how to use Raya Pro 2.0? Yes, while most of the course is recorded in 1.1, which is identical to 2.0, there is a comprehensive module which covers the new exposure blending tools in 2.0.

Do you accept credit cards? We accept paypal but if you don’t have a paypal account simply go down to the ‘Pay With a Debit or Credit Card’ option and pay securely with credit or debit card.

Will this work with Photoshop Elements or Lightroom? I’m afraid not. Currently the panel works in CS5, CS6, and all versions of CC (including CC 2017).

Which languages does Raya Pro support? Raya Pro works in all language versions of Photoshop, but the panel is always in English.

What type of license is this? This is an individual license. Only you, the customer can install and use Raya Pro on your personal machines.

If I purchase the panel do I have to download it immediately? Not at all! If you’re at work or even on a train and you buy the panel, an email with the download link will go to the email address you included in the payment. You can then download it when it’s more convenient for you!

Will this work on a Mac computer? This will work on both a Mac and Pc.

Is this Windows 10 Compatible? This is 100% compatible with Windows 10.

Reviews From Users


“I have been using the Raya Pro panel since it became available.  There is not a single photograph in my portfolio that has not been touched by this software!  Ease of installation, ease of access and especially ease of use is a key for me to use any piece of photographic software.  Raya Pro gets 5 stars on all fronts!  Without this software the amount of time I would spend in post production would be increased significantly.  I am a huge fan of Raya Pro and look forward to the next version of the software in February.   I have told all my professional friends and they all agree that this is an indispensable piece of the post production puzzle.  Kudos Jimmy for taking luminosity masks and actions to the next level.”  By Doug Parks 


“I highly recommend Ray Pro to any photographer. I have been using luminosity masks since the early version of Jimmy McIntyre’s Photoshop Actions. The Easy Panel was the next advance but with Ray Pro the ease of using digital blending and applying enhancements has improved my workflow. The ability to control the tonal range and depth of an image is amazing! This is a plugin that I would not want be without in my image post-processing.” By John Galbreath

“CONGRATULATIONS…….. Your Raya Pro is simply stunning. Well done on all the hard work you have put in to make this such a tremendous tool. My wife is delighted too, as I will now be in my Image Studio even more, leaving her in peace with the TV. THANK YOU….” By Paul Keates


“Jimmy, I purchased the Rayo Panel and fell in love right away!! What a brilliant tool! Instantly made my workflow so much easier and so easy to use. Amazing job mate!!” By Carey St Hilaire


“I bought this panel today and got stuck on my computer playing with it for 2 hours. I loved it. Maybe it’s me but the selections seem more precise. I’ve been a student of yours for a few years now and my workflow keeps getting better and better because of you. Thanks so much sensei. This panel rocks.” By


“Raya Pro is a game changer. I tried to wrap my head around digital blending in the past but never really figured it out. However, with your panel I was able to create luminosity masks with the click of a button AND recover over/under exposed parts of my image with ease. The other instant digital blending are fantastic too. The workflow is well thought out as well, so I was blending in minutes. Thanks Jimmy!!” by Peter DeMarco

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“To make HDR (or iHDR) pictures I generally use 32 bit process (Merge to HDR pro) and then use luminosity masking on top of that to get a natural look HDR pic. A few days back I came to know about Raya Pro, created by Jimmy McIntyre. He is a well-known, great landscape/cityscape/travel photographer.

“The below picture I completely blended using Raya Pro without using any HDR merging/blending software. I used features like luminosity masking, warm, color corrections, sharpen and resize actions. I know we could use these features without this tool but it would be very time consuming with lots of effort involved. I will highly recommend using this add-on/plugins for better natural looking HDR pictures” by Partha Roy



“I bought Raya Pro a few days ago and today I finally had the time to try it out. WOW man, this thing is awesome!!! I still have to learn how to use the luminasity masks, but both the blend if and the apply image functions are stunning!! Congrats and thank you for this great tool!!” by Peter Földiak (500px)

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“I’ve tried nearly all the buttons / features of the Raya Pro Panel. Works like a bomb! Don’t let my photos fool you; the panel is powerful and I haven’t even scratched the surface (I just had loads of fun pressing all the buttons).

I looked for a set of 5 images where there were big shadows and highlights. I then used Rapid Blend method but found that the Apply Image worked better. A little fiddle with the contrast, shadows, highlights, detail and resize / sharpen for the web (all on the same panel) and I was A for Away! Ease of use and good value for money.

Last night I did my “virgin” run at luminosity masks using the Raya Pro Panel (test). I tried LM’s once before via another platform some months back and couldn’t fathom it. However, I was able to easily understand Jimmy’s video and use the panel quite easily.” – By Andrew Harvard


“Raya Pro is is amazing for simplifying your work flow and keeping your creativity organized. The more I use it the more I find myself coming to rely on this plugin more than just about anything else in my arsenal. For me, this is the fastest and most repeatable way to transform my images from what the camera sees to what I actually experienced at the moment of capture. Even at full price this plugin is a fantastic value!” – Eric Edwins


“After experimenting with Digital Blending for some time now, it is a breath of fresh air to be able to use a new and exciting Actions Panel that takes the hassle and time out of the whole process. Easy to install and working like a dream within minutes. Thanks Jimmy” – By Art Hakker Photography


“Raya Pro: A MUST HAVE PANEL. Raya Pro is one of the finest panels I have used. It makes digital blending extremely easy – just a click of a button and the blending is done. There are a few great new options I can’t wait to apply in my blending. Thanks to Jimmy for this amazing tool”By Rustam Azmi

All Raya Pro Features

  • 16 Bit Precision Masks
  • Easy Filters
  • Instant Digital Blending Method 1: Rapid Blend If
  • Instant Digital Blending Method 2: Apply Image
  • Instant Digital Blending Method 3: Gradient Masks
  • Instant Digital Blending Method 4: GMs + Apply Image
  • Instant Digital Blending Method 5: Range Masks
  • Layer Up To 9 Exposures With One Click
  • Auto-Align All Layers
  • Create & Delete General Luminosity Masks
  • Select Luminosity Masks With One Click, Without Going To The Channels Palette
  • Subtract Any Luminosity Mask From A Selection With One Click
  • Unique Mask Preview: See What Is Included In A Mask By Viewing A Pink Overlay – Everything That Is Pink Is Included In Your Mask
  • View Black & White Mask With One Click

  • Colour Zones
  • Frequency Separation (16 bit & 8 bit)
  • Use a Simple Slider To Create & Shape Luminosity Masks For a Perfect Selection
  • Use 4 Of Jimmy’s Shadow Luminosity Masks Presets With One Click, To Make Accurate Shadow Selections Without Intersecting Channels
  • CC 2014 & CC 2015 Users Benefit From The New Range Mask Function, Created By Jimmy McIntyre – They Make Extremely Accurate Luminosity Masks
  • Easy One-Click Buttons, Like Delete, Make Smart Object, and Deselect, That Will Speed Up Your Workflow
  • Merge All Files Non-Destructively
  • Auto-Colour Correct Button
  • Manual Colour Correct Button
  • Easy Adjust Any Colours In Your Image
  • Easy Filters For Instant Improvements
  • Frequency Separation

  • Contrast Zones
  • Turn Your Photo Black & White
  • 4 Orton Effects
  • 2 Dodge & Burn Options
  • 2 Detail Enhancers
  • Clean Chromatic Aberration
  • Reveal Sensor Dust
  • Easy Vignettes
  • Create Autumn Colours
  • Make Your Image Glow
  • Make Your Sunset/Sunrise Glow
  • 6 Custom Buttons: You Decide Their Function!
  • Perfect Sharpening & Web Preparation, Which Leaves Your Images Sharp, With The Ideal Colour Profile And Size
  • Targeted Contrast
  • Make Targeted Colours More Vivid/Desaturated
  • Apply A Precise Mask To Any Layer To Make Your Image Cleaner
  • Noise Removal
  • Fake HDR
  • Full Size Sharpening
  • Contrast Punch

What is my version of Photoshop?

To check your version of Photoshop, please open Photoshop and go to Help>About Photoshop.

For CS5 and CS6 users you will see it in large on the screen that appears.

For CC users, if you are using early CC, it will say ‘Version 14’ (or Version 14.2 etc.)

For CC users, using CC 2014 or CC 2015, it will say ‘2014 release’ or ‘2015 release’.