Thoughts on using processing techniques to enhance reality or alter moods. And ice. Lots and lots of ice.
Luminar workflow - do you start with a preset and let it go, or continue to add filters? Oh the choices. Here's one.
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 →
The next step along the monochrome brick road is manipulating images once you've converted them and done the basics like cropping, white balance and sharpening. Sometimes the color palette we're presented with isn't as dynamic in monochrome as we want it to be. I mean that the gray values of the colors aren't separated, they're... Continue Reading →