We have all heard that the best time of day to photo is sunrise and sunset. This is quite true as the sunlight passing through the atmosphere softens the light giving our environment more dimension and a warm glow. But what do you do the rest of the day? Alternatives If you are working with a subject that is relatively small and close to you, adding fill flash, a reflector or using a shaded area can fill the bill. If you are a pro you especially have to be able to bring the image home no matter what the lighting conditions may be. What if … [Read more...] about Pairing Aurora HDR and Luminar Flex
The photo above shows that Luminar is a great photo editing solution. It is fast and has AI-driven image enhancements for pros and amateurs alike. Luminar 3.1.0 or Luminar Flex? What is the difference anyway? Standalone version or plugin? The biggest difference between these two amazing photo editing packages is that Luminar 3.1.0 is a standalone product while Luminar Flex is a plugin for other photo editing programs. Luminar Flex is tested and works in Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Apple Aperture and Mac Photos. Luminar 3.1.0 doesn't need a … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between Luminar 3.1.0 & Luminar Flex?
We're partnering with the great folks in the Photoshop and Photography Facebook community to bring you a great event. Join Richard Harrington, publisher of Photofocus as he unlocks new workflows for Photoshop and Lightroom users with Luminar Flex. Boosting Photoshop and Lightroom with AI and Luminar Flex Signup Here Live Video Event in the Photoshop and Photography Group on Saturday, April 20th at 10 AM Pacific In this workshop, you’ll learn how to supercharge your Photoshop and Lightroom workflow. Learn how to get the most out of every … [Read more...] about Free webinar on Luminar Flex
The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from this week on Photofocus. This week, Jason Hahn teaches us about negative fill, Michael Muraz talks about using negative space in architectural photography, Levi Sim gets low, Vanelli explores using Photoshop with the new Luminar Flex, and Michele Grenier continues her mirrorless journey with a first look at the Sony a9. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Weekly Wrap-Up: March 31-April 6, 2019
Advance masking is what Photoshop lives for. The program is designed for graphic artists with tools photographers can also use. Luminar, on the other hand, is designed for Photographers to develop and process images with graphics tools such as layers and masking to blend creativity with solid photography. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create an editable poster of a football player using Photoshop and Luminar Flex as a Smart Object and Smart Filter. Let’s get started. https://youtu.be/pY881vBeLGE?rel=0 Create a blank Photoshop … [Read more...] about Elevating your Photoshop workflow with Luminar Flex
This morning, Skylum announced Luminar Flex, a new app that offers unique and powerful editing features. Luminar Flex features all the great editing features found in Luminar 3, but allows users to tie in to their existing photo editing and management software. Luminar's AI-powered editing technologies — such as Accent AI, AI Sky Enhancer, Sun Rays, Foliage Enhancer and LUT Mapping — are all found in Luminar Flex. It fits into almost every photographer's workflow, integrating into third-party tools like Photoshop, Lightroom and Photos for … [Read more...] about Skylum announces Luminar Flex to extend a photographer’s editing experience