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Getting to Know Topaz Studio 2

By Angela Andrieux | July 29, 2019

Topaz Studio 2 is specifically designed for creative photo editing and comes with an amazing range of innovative filters that can be combined and layered for endless possibilities.

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Maleficent | San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con 2019

By Angela Andrieux | July 23, 2019

One of the biggest events each year in San Diego is Comic-Con! It turns the downtown Gaslamp Quarter into one huge party and brings in thousands of visitors. According to Visit San Diego, the convention hosted about 135k people, and thousands more (like me) descended on the Gaslamp for the free activities and festive atmosphere…

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Carnival Kaleidoscope at the Del Mar Fair

By Angela Andrieux | July 18, 2019

Last month I got to go out shooting with one of my favorite photo friends in Southern California. We decided to get some evening shots of the San Diego County Fair carnival lights in Del Mar. I had seen work from other photogs from a certain vantage point and had been wanting to check it out for years.

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What’s New in Luminar Flex 1.1?

By Angela Andrieux | July 11, 2019

Luminar Flex is an excellent option for photographers who already have an established workflow with applications such as Lightroom Classic, Apple Photos, Aperture, etc. Flex automatically installs as a plugin giving you access to a huge variety of creative tools.

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Luminar 3.1.2 | Do you remember what you did last summer!? Try the brand new "On This Day" feature to relive all your unforgettable moments.

Luminar 3.1.2 – What’s New?

By Angela Andrieux | July 1, 2019

Luminar 3.1.2 is here and better than ever! Skylum Software is proving their commitment to improving Luminar by rolling out updates – this one, less than a month after the last! Luminar 3.1.2 contains performance improvements, better stability, a few bug fixes, and even a couple of new features! Here’s What’s New Mac “On This…

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Topaz Adjust AI Is Here and I’m So Excited!

By Angela Andrieux | June 20, 2019

Topaz Adjust AI is a major update to one of my all-time favorite post processing tools. Topaz Adjust was the very first plugin I ever purchased when I was first starting to learn how to manipulate my photos and it opened my mind to so many possibilities.

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Wood Duck at Santee Lakes, California

Skylum Software Releases Luminar 3.1.1

By Angela Andrieux | June 10, 2019

Luminar 3 keeps getting better! The latest update (version 3.1.1) comes with several enhancements under the hood to speed up overall performance as well as a few new navigation tools and better language support.

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How to Enhance Detail with Topaz Sharpen AI

By Angela Andrieux | May 23, 2019

Over the past year my friends at Topaz Labs have released several tools powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Most of them are standalone apps that focus on doing one thing really well – such as DeNoise AI for noise reduction, and Gigapixel AI for photo enlargement – and now there is Topaz Sharpen AI which,…

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7 Ways Luminar Flex can Boost Your Workflow

By Angela Andrieux | April 11, 2019

Introducing Luminar Flex Luminar Flex is a photo editing plugin designed by the makers of Luminar 3, for those who already have a comfortable asset management solution. It provides photographers the option to edit their photos with Luminar’s wide array of creative tools and filters without the added weight of the library. Below are seven…

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AirMagic for Non-Drone Photographers

By Angela Andrieux | April 5, 2019

I ran a few comparisons with AirMagic (made specifically for aerial and drone photography), Photolemur (another tool from the same company that looks very similar), and Lightroom’s Auto Tone. Not surprising (or maybe surprising, depending on who you are), AirMagic provided the best results on my iPhone photos shot from commercial jets.

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AirMagic – AI Enhancement for Aerial & Drone Photos

By Angela Andrieux | March 7, 2019

Introducing AirMagic Skylum Software just announced AirMagic – the world’s first AI-powered photo enhancer created specifically for drone and aerial photographers. I’m not a drone photographer (though I do look longingly at the DJI Mavic every time I see it at Costco), but I do occasionally take photos with my iPhone from airplanes. Not the…

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Intelligently Resize Photos with Topaz Gigapixel AI

By Angela Andrieux | January 24, 2019

Topaz AI Gigapixel is a newcomer to the digital enlargement crowd. What makes it unique is that it uses Artificial Intelligence to realistically enlarge images – and in the few tests I’ve run, it does a damn good job!

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