"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."


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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Protect your photos with a 3 step backup plan

Backup NOW. Cloud Backup for Photographers

By Angela Andrieux | October 12, 2021

Its not ‘IF’ its ‘WHEN’ Every hard drive WILL fail. It’s just a matter of time. Are you prepared? My philosophy is simple Keep at least 3 copies (with at least 1 offsite cloud backup) Make it automated so you don’t have to think about it COPY 1: Originals and Working Copies First, let’s examine…

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Franken Ford does a burn out at the Barona Drags

The Speed and Spectacle of the Barona Drags

By Angela Andrieux | October 7, 2021

Earlier in the summer, I had the opportunity to go out to the Barona Drags with my friend Pete Liebig, who is the track photographer out at the Barona Drag Strip. It was SO MUCH FUN! I can’t quite describe the exhilaration I felt when the first set of cars took off from the starting…

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