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How I rediscover my archives thanks to AI search
LuminarAI released; here’s what to check out after you download
Manage, find and share your photos with Excire’s Black Friday specials
How much artificial intelligence in photography is too much?
Getting comfortable with artificial intelligence
With Photoshop 2021, Adobe fully embraces the future of photo editing
Organize and find your photos, thanks to 5DayDeal and Excire Foto
What does AI mean for portrait photographers?
How artificial intelligence helps to fix a photographer’s most precious commodity
LuminarAI looks to reinvent the world of photo editing
Finding people in Excire Foto
Using Excire Foto to find faces and people

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What does AI mean for portrait photographers?

All the big players in photography software are leaning heavily into artificial intelligence technology. As a family and wedding photographer, tech that helps me cut down on repetitive and boring tasks is a welcome prospect. Adobe’s AI engine, Sensei, reportedly

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LuminarAI looks to reinvent the world of photo editing

This morning, Skylum announced its next-generation photo editor — LuminarAI. Unlike traditional photo editors that focus on process, LuminarAI focuses on getting you to the finish line. Built from the ground up, LuminarAI includes several unique tools powered by artificial

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Finding people in Excire Foto

I have been playing a bit with the new standalone version of Excire Foto, a great search tool to easily sort through your images. This version is great if you don’t use additional software like Lightroom Classic for cataloging and

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Using Excire Foto to find faces and people

One of the coolest features in Excire Foto is facial recognition. It works quickly and efficiently and seems to return reliable results. With your photos loaded and analyzed by the program, turn your attention to the icons on the upper

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Finding faces easily with Excire Search 2.0 Pro

I’ve long been a fan of Excire Search, a tool that lets me find images based on subject, color, faces and more in my Lightroom Classic catalog. It highlights the power of artificial intelligence (AI), without sending your photos to

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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