Luminar AI Announced – A New Direction

Regular readers of this blog will know I'm a big fan of Luminar. I last reviewed it here. As a RAW editor it is second to none. But Luminar has gone through many incarnations, and recent versions have seen a very poor attempt to implement Digital Asset Management features. I say 'poor' because all that [...]

Luminar – a fresh look. Is it time to upgrade?

It’s been a while since I reviewed Luminar and there is an update due to be released on November 18th. Given that it is on pre-sale at a much reduced price, including a free SmugMug subscription, I thought I’d revisit it and see what the current version can do. What is Skylum Luminar? Luminar is [...]

Is this the End for Photo Software Companies?

I recently reviewed DXO Photo Lab 3. DXO has been my equal favourite piece of photo software for some time now. Readers of this blog will know that DXO and Photo Ninja are my go to programs. If they can't do it then Affinity Photo, anything by Topaz Labs and a bit of Nik Viveza [...]

Luminar 2018 Update – the Sky’s the Limit?

Luminar 2018 has been updated with brand new features: AI Sky Enhancer Accent AI What are they? Here's what Skylum say about them: Luminar uses Artificial Intelligence to make the sky on your photos look incredible automatically and The Accent AI is a secret “weapon” of thousands of photographers. It analyzes your photos and applies [...]
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