Before and After AI Portrait Enhancer in Luminar 4

Luminar 4 Announced – Here is What I Know

Recently Skylum Software announced Luminar 4 – the next major upgrade to its flagship photo…

Purple Flower Macro after Topaz Studio 2

Getting to Know Topaz Studio 2

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.

Maleficent | San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con 2019

One of the biggest events each year in San Diego is Comic-Con! It turns the…

Carnival Kaleidoscope | San Diego County Fair | Del Mar | California

Carnival Kaleidoscope at the Del Mar Fair

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.

Luminar Flex 1.1 Cover Image

What’s New in Luminar Flex 1.1?

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.

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?

Luminar 3.1.2 is here and better than ever! Skylum Software is proving their commitment to…

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

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.

Wood Duck at Santee Lakes, California

Skylum Software Releases Luminar 3.1.1

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.

How to Enhance Detail with Topaz Sharpen AI

Over the past year my friends at Topaz Labs have released several tools powered by…

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7 Ways Luminar Flex can Boost Your Workflow

Introducing Luminar Flex Luminar Flex is a photo editing plugin designed by the makers of…

AirMagic for Non-Drone Photographers

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.

AirMagic – AI Enhancement for Aerial & Drone Photos

Introducing AirMagic Skylum Software just announced AirMagic – the world’s first AI-powered photo enhancer created…

Red Cardinal Bird

Intelligently Resize Photos with Topaz Gigapixel AI

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!

Top 10 Photographs from 2018

2018 In Retrospect

It has been hard to find the words to sum up 2018. Professionally, last year treated me pretty well. I love what I do and the people I work with. Personally, this past year was rough. I lost someone very close to me. It was sudden and unexpected and changed me forever – for the better I hope.

Real Estate Photos with Aurora HDR

How To Process Real Estate Photos with Aurora HDR

Real estate photos are often the first thing a prospective buyer looks at when reviewing a listing. No matter how extravagant or humble the structure, the images marketing the sale of a property should show the space at its best.

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