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Peak Design Travel Line 45L Travel Backpack in Sage or Black

Introducing the Peak Design Travel Line!

By Angela Andrieux | September 5, 2018

When I saw the Kickstarter preview for the Peak Design Travel Line I was pretty excited! I LOVE my Peak Design Everyday Backpack – so how could a travel bag from the bag experts at Peak be anything but awesome?

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Sunflowers at Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield, Virginia

Create Great Photos Automagically with Photolemur 3

By Angela Andrieux | August 30, 2018

Photolemur is a one-step photo processing tool that produces amazing results. It is fast, easy-to-use, and produces fantastic results.

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Luminar 2018 Review

3 Features that make Luminar 2018 Fantastic

By Angela Andrieux | July 19, 2018

My photographic style spans many genres, and my editing needs can vary greatly from photo to photo. To make life simpler (and get back behind the camera faster) I need an editing application that is flexible and can be customized to meet my needs. Luminar 2018 has several features that make editing painless and can…

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Abandoned Pier in Frisco, North Carolina

Luminar 2018 1.3.0 – A big update, especially for Windows Users!

By Angela Andrieux | July 12, 2018

Luminar 2018 takes another leap forward! The latest Luminar 2018 update from Skylum Software brings the Windows version almost to parity with the Mac version. Mac users got a few performance updates as well. New in Luminar 2018 1.3.0 for Windows NEW Faster opening of RAW-files. You can now open raw files much faster thanks…

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On1 Photo RAW 2018.5 Icon

Whats New in On1 Photo RAW 2018.5

By Angela Andrieux | June 27, 2018

On1 Photo RAW just got a big update! On1 Photo RAW 2018.5 features a massive performance boost, bug fixes, and new features like LUTs and camera profiles. On1 Photo RAW 2018.5 is a powerful photo editor and raw processor that makes photo editing a fun experience and delivers high-quality results. Photo RAW includes powerful features…

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Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0

Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0 Just Released – What’s New?

By Angela Andrieux | June 21, 2018

The latest update to Aurora HDR 2018 made a huge leap toward bringing the Mac and Windows versions to parity. Windows users got a slew of new features – Mac users got a few performance improvements. The Highlights: Speed boost for editing and adjusting Fast single-file opening Batch processing (Windows) Loupedeck integration Better memory management…

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Wrought Iron Window | Caltagirone | Sicily | Italy | After Topaz AI Clear

Introducing Topaz AI Clear – The Tool I Didn’t Know I Needed

By Angela Andrieux | June 19, 2018

I decided to try Topaz AI Clear, just for fun. My first couple of tests were decent, but the results of my third try blew me away!

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On1 Photo RAW 2018.5 | Develop Module

Big Improvements for On1 Photo RAW Are Coming Soon!

By Angela Andrieux | May 10, 2018

Coming this June – On1 Photo RAW 2018.5 On1 Photo RAW 2018.5 will include several exciting new features such a s LUTs and Camera Profiles as well as a performance boost and bug fixes! What is On1 Photo RAW? On1 Photo RAW 2018.5 is a complete photo editing suite that includes a browse module for…

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Torrey Pines Gliderport Sunset | Topaz Impression | Topaz Spring Sale

Save 40% Storewide with the Topaz Spring Sale!

By Angela Andrieux | April 24, 2018

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Topaz Spring sale has ended, but you can still save 15% on all Topaz Labs software anytime using coupon code ANGANDRIEUX! The first photo processing plugin I ever purchased (years ago) was Topaz Adjust. Since then, I’ve added almost every plugin made by Topaz Labs to my toolbox. They make some amazing…

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Cherry Blossoms | Sakura| Red Wing Park | Virginia Beach, VA

Luminar Jupiter Takes a Big Step Forward!

By Angela Andrieux | April 12, 2018

My friends over at Skylum Software (formerly Macphun) have been working their butts off to bring you a BIG update for Luminar 2018! This new version, named Luminar Jupiter brings the Windows and Mac versions nearly to parity, and adds some great new features for Mac users, too. The most notable improvements are: Speed (performance and…

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