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"I will photograph just about anything, but my love to travel tops it all! There is nothing better than exploring someplace new, camera in hand."

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Artist and Painter at Work | Balboa Park | San Diego

Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk 2023 | San Diego, CA

By Angela Andrieux | October 24, 2023

2023 marks the 7th time I’ve participated in the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk. This year, I was privileged to lead a great group around the jewel of San Diego – Balboa Park. Balboa Park has been well-photographed by me and countless others, so I focused on some of the details around me to try…

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Sunset on the Catania, Sicily Duomo

Effectively Sharpen, DeNoise, and Enlarge, all with Topaz Photo AI

By Angela Andrieux | August 4, 2023

Topaz Photo AI is my #1 Photography Problem Solver. I’ve been a big fan of Topaz Labs’ software for more years than I can count. And while their apps have changed significantly over the years, they continue to be an integral part of my workflow. In mid-2022, Topaz Labs shifted from having a suite of…

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Old Cars in Jerome, AZ, processed with Luminar Neo HDR Merge

How to use HDR Merge in Luminar Neo

By Angela Andrieux | July 28, 2022

If you’ve been following my photography for a while, you’ll know I’m a big fan of HDR. I love that extra-special-something that the process of merging multiple exposures brings to my photos. One of my favorite apps for processing HDRs has been Aurora HDR from Skylum Software. Sadly, it hadn’t been updated in a while…

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Remembering Rome After Luminar AI Toning

Remembering Rome

By Angela Andrieux | October 21, 2021

Virtual travel (via photos and our memories) is a wonderful thing, but nothing quite replaces the thrill of actual travel. I’m so ready to travel internationally again and revisiting Rome (or anywhere in Italy) is near the top of my list! This particular archive dive landed me in Rome. I was looking for an image…

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4 MORE Reasons to get excited about Luminar Neo

By Angela Andrieux | October 18, 2021

A few weeks ago I shared four new features that had been announced for the upcoming Luminar Neo. Well, Skylum just announced 4 more and they are pretty cool! Dust RemovalAI Line RemovalAI Overlays Luminar Share mobile app Solving Common Problems with AI Technology Removing distracting elements like power lines and sensor dust may not…

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Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

By Angela Andrieux | October 15, 2021

One of the many points of interest I explored in Joshua Tree during my early 2020 visit was the Cholla Cactus Garden…because who doesn’t love navigating a path through super-spikey cacti before dawn? It was one of those situations where those who wandered off the marked path had to proceed with caution. Chollas are notoriously…

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