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Tech Preview: Luminar AI Portrait Tools

By Angela Andrieux | November 2, 2020

AI Portrait Tools in Luminar AI LuminarAI is going to be an amazing tool for portrait photographers and retouchers! It will have all of the portrait tools we’ve grown to know and love from Luminar 4 (SkinAI and FaceAI), PLUS two brand new portrait tools: IrisAI and BodyAI. Click Here to Pre-Order LuminarAI IrisAI Captivating…

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Luminar AI Tech Preview of Atmosphere AI

Tech Preview: Atmosphere AI

By Angela Andrieux | October 29, 2020

One of the new features coming later this year in Luminar AI from Skylum Software is a new tool called Atmosphere AI. It can add realistic fog or mist with the flick of a slider. Click here to Preorder LuminarAI How Atmosphere AI Works Atmosphere AI uses 3D scene reconstruction technology to create a depth…

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Sunflowers Looking Toward the Light

A Walk Through Sunflowers

By Angela Andrieux | October 26, 2020

Recently I decided I’d had enough of staying at home and made a spontaneous trip up to the central coast to visit my parents. It was my first overnight trip since March. It felt SO GOOD to get out and do things that felt almost normal! While I was there, my mom and I made…

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Luminar AI Templates

Tech Preview: Luminar AI Templates

By Angela Andrieux | October 23, 2020

Luminar AI, coming late 2020, features a brand new Template based workflow designed to help you get great results, fast. Luminar AI Templates might sound like a fancy phrase for presets, but they are so much more! Templates use AI Assistance to analyze the contents of your image and suggest styles that might work best…

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Meet Luminar AI

The Luminar AI Revolution

By Angela Andrieux | October 21, 2020

Luminar AI – Arriving Late 2020 Luminar AI from Skylum Software will revolutionize the way you edit photographs. I do not have a full feature list yet, but below are a few notable features and tools that have been announced thus far, and they are pretty exciting! Luminar AI is still in development and is…

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Sunset long exposure in La Jolla, California

La Jolla Sunset Long Exposures

By Angela Andrieux | October 6, 2020

My initial processing was nice, but my editing toolset has changed as technology has advanced, and my skills have grown. I knew I could do better. Before I knew it, I was headed down the re-processing rabbit hole.

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Cash Register at Architechtural Salvage in Little Italy San Diego, cropped

Tackling High-ISO with Topaz DeNoise AI

By Angela Andrieux | September 30, 2020

At some point you’ll be in low-light and have to crank the ISO, resulting in unattractive grain throughout your photo. Luckily there we have Topaz DeNoise AI to help reduce this photographic annoyance.

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Cattedrale di Maria Santissima delle Vittorie di Piazza Armerina

Cattedrale di Piazza Armerina

By Angela Andrieux | August 13, 2020

I love it when I find a hidden gem in my archives. I have been spending a lot of time perusing old photos in lieu of actual travel and stumbled across this panoramic view of the Cattedrale di Piazza Armerina watching over the town below.

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Whiskey Ice Macro 6

Whiskey + Ice {Abstract, Macro}

By Angela Andrieux | June 15, 2020

Beauty can be found in interesting places…such as in the block of ice in my glass of whiskey. Next time you place a large cube of ice into a beverage, notice the details. The bubbles, the crevices…yes, I’m easily amused and might have too much time on my hands! The Whiskey + Ice series below…

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The Duomo of San Giorgio in Ragusa Ibla, Sicily

The Duomo of San Giorgio | Ragusa Ibla

By Angela Andrieux | June 12, 2020

The Duomo of San Giorgio is the pinnacle in Ragusa Ibla. It stands at the top of a hill, and majestically towers the rest of the city. I captured this photograph back in 2009 when I lived in Sicily. It was a decent snapshot and was safely stored in my archives. Today, I decided to…

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Side by side comparison of the noise reduction in Lightroom and Topaz DeNoise AI

Noise Reduction Wars | Lightroom vs. Topaz DeNoise AI

By Angela Andrieux | March 9, 2020

There are several tools currently available to reduce image noise. The two that I use the most are Lightroom and Topaz DeNoise AI. Addressing image noise is a delicate balance between removing noise and maintaining sharpness.

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Reflection Abstract Photographic Art

Reflection and Abstraction

By Angela Andrieux | February 10, 2020

Last September, whilst wandering around the Santa Barbara waterfront, I made an effort to focus on reflections. I came away with a couple of photographs that were quite mesmerizing.

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