As I play with Luminar, I find some filters very useful not only for what they do primarily, but for how differently they can be applied or adjusted. Today I'm going to talk about the Color Contrast filter. This is what the developer website has to say about this filter - "Cycle through the color... Continue Reading →
Working with Luminar 2018 Filters - Microstructure is great for making moving water photos more dramatic, but wait, do I know how to use this?
Sorry about the huge image. WordPress is becoming a bit of a drag and I may have to change platforms. Top 5 Improvements I want NOW!! The option to place new filters on the top of the stack in the side panel instead of buried at the bottom which makes you have to scroll The... Continue Reading →
The first of a planned series of posts about my experience with Luminar 2018 after years of using Lightroom.
By now most of you have caught on that this isn't a technical photography blog, but that I'm not above putting out a little know-how if I think it could be useful. With wildflower season approaching, I think you flower shooters will like this one - purple flowers looking blue and how to fix it!... Continue Reading →
Often when I post photos of moving water looking all smooth, silky or smoky I get comments asking how I achieve that result. So I decided to write this post using my latest batch of images to illustrate things (and give you a couple of Lightroom tips in the bargain). Don't say I never gave... Continue Reading →
Recently a thread about 2010 photography resolutions was resurrected on a board I post to on occasion. Scrolling through the replies I found mine. One of the 3 points on my list was to have better organization when it came to my picture files. While it wasn't a complete fail, it also wasn't a complete... Continue Reading →