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Luminar AI Sky Enhancer: The easiest way to intensify skies

By Angela Andrieux | November 1, 2018

The AI Sky Enhancer filter has just one slider that analyzes the image, detects the sky, identifies objects, and creates an automatic mask of the sky. Depending on the image it will add definition to clouds, vibrance to a sunset, or deepen the blue of the sky.

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Skout - The Sling Style Harness by Cotton Carrying System

Skout: A hands-free camera carry solution

By Angela Andrieux | October 23, 2018

The Skout is a hands-free sling-style camera harness. It is designed for active photographers who need their hands free, but want access to their camera quickly. It features a twist and lock mount to keep your camera secure while you’re on the move. It also comes with a detachable rain cover so you can protect your gear in unpredictable weather.

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Aurora HDR 2019 for Mac and Windows

Aurora HDR 2019 Review

By Angela Andrieux | October 10, 2018

I’ve been having a blast with Aurora HDR 2019! The new AI-powered Quantum HDR Engine does a fantastic job enhancing color and detail without the over-the-top grit that HDR is notorious for. In this article we’ll dive in to Aurora 2019’s new features, what what I love about it, and a few things that I hope will be added or improved in the future.

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On1 Photo RAW 2019 HDR

A glimpse of the NEW On1 Photo RAW 2019

By Angela Andrieux | September 25, 2018

The next iteration of On1 Photo RAW 2019 looks like it will be a HUGE upgrade. I can’t wait to get my hands on it after reading the spec list. There are some powerful additions coming that will make it easy for users to do most of what they need to do without jumping around to other applications.

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Aurora HDR 2019 Russian River Kayaks

Announcing the NEW & IMPROVED Aurora HDR 2019!

By Angela Andrieux | September 13, 2018

Aurora HDR 2019 – with its new AI-powered Quantum HDR Engine – makes it easier than ever to create natural, realistic high dynamic range photographs.

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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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