The Duomo of San Giorgio in Ragusa Ibla, Sicily

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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Sunset over San Diego from the Cabrillo Bridge during the 2019 Worldwide Photo Walk

On Saturday I led the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk for the 5th time! I love this event because it brings together a bunch of awesome photographers, and we get to explore a place together. A few of the Worldwide Photo Walks I’ve attended/led: 2010 in Ragusa Ibla, Sicily 2011 in Balboa Park, San Diego,…

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Harmony Hillside with Luminar 4's AI Sky Replacement

You guys, I’ve been having SO MUCH FUN with the new AI Sky Replacement tool in Luminar 4!! I wasn’t sure about it when it was first announced, but now that I’ve had some time to work with the beta version, and see just how well it works, I’m sold. >> CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER…

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Boat Face in Santa Barbara edited using Luminar 4 and AI Structure

One of the new, and very cool new tools coming to Luminar 4 is AI Structure. Structure – the adjustment of detail and clarity – has been a useful tool in my editing toolbox for a long time. The downside was that sometimes it added too much crunchy detail in areas where I didn’t want…

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Before and After AI Portrait Enhancer in Luminar 4

Recently Skylum Software announced Luminar 4 – the next major upgrade to its flagship photo editing software. For long-time Skylum (formerly Macphun) followers, and avid Luminar users, the announcement came with a lot of questions. I’ll do my best to answer them and keep this page updated as I get more information. Skylum Focuses On…

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Luminar Flex 1.1 Cover Image

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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Wood Duck at Santee Lakes, California

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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Luminar Flex Icon

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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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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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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