Photo Post Processing Tips

Taking the photo is only half the battle. Elevate the impact of your images with tips and tricks that will make you a master of processing. Learn how to crop for impact, add drama with color adjustments, make corrections to contrast issues, and more, so that your final image is on par with your creative vision.

How to Get Started in Luminar

How to Get Started in Luminar I know it can be difficult to learn how to use a new software program. That's especially true when it comes to post-processing because it's easy to get comfortable with the program you have, even if it isn't the best program for you. But many photographers are fed up with Lightroom and...

Luminar 3 With Libraries Hands-On Test

Luminar 3 With Libraries Hands-On Test I started using Luminar 2018 a while back, and though it was impressive with its huge array of filters and presets and AI-powered tools, one thing it sorely lacked was libraries. But now that Luminar 3 is out, that's all changed. Now, Luminar users can browse, organize, rate, and group photos...

Testing a NEW Affordable Lightroom Alternative

Testing a NEW Affordable Lightroom Alternative If you've been looking for a better, less expensive alternative to Lightroom, Luminar might just be it. I've personally tested Luminar for a few months now, and can say first-hand that it very well could be a Lightroom killer. Aside from the fact that Luminar has no monthly fees - just a...

Sky Enhancement Just Got Easier and Faster

Sky Enhancement Just Got Easier and Faster If you're like me, you love taking landscape photos, but sitting in your home office editing them...not so much. Part of the reason why editing seems like a drag (for me, anyway), is the length of time it takes to make the edits I want to make in programs like Lightroom and Photoshop. Don't get...

The Lightroom Killer is Gaining Momentum

The Lightroom Killer is Gaining Momentum   If ever there was a reason to leave Adobe (and their monthly fees) behind, Luminar 3 and its $59 pre-order price is it. Now on pre-order, Luminar 3 adds a library function that makes it a better option for editing and organizing your photos than Lightroom. Don't believe me? Just check out...

Luminar Review

Luminar Review If you're not familiar with Skylum's Luminar software, you need to be. I've been using Luminar for a few months now, and I honestly can't imagine my workflow without it. In short, it's an intuitive image editor with powerful, innovative tools that have allowed me to take my photos to the next...