Tag:editing

Jumping Spider; Denoise

This is another article in my Jumping Spider; Jumping through the edits series. To see all of the steps I recommend you look at this article which references each of the individual articles. As part of my editing the Jumping Spider photo, I needed to address the noise which was inherent in the photo using Topaz Denoise AI. Because the image was shot handheld, and the spider was moving I needed to have as high a shutter speed as possible […]

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Topaz Sharpen AI V2.1

Topaz Labs have been busy working on updates to their Sharpen AI package and have released Topaz Sharpen V2.1. There are a number of bug fixes but the two major changes to this release; An auto detect masking tool which can detect 20 different types of subjects (E.g . people) and automatically mask these items (to find go into the masking brush, and click on find objects). An auto detect mode which will allow Sharpen AI to select the best […]

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ON1 360°

ON1 have been busy of late working on a range of new additions to their Photography software packages. As such I would recommend you consider subscribing to our newsletter and/or youtube channel to keep up to date with the latest releases, run-through’s and tutorials. The latest release by ON1 is their ON1 360° (al) service which is anticipated to be available late June 2020. This is a new cloud storage service and sync technology which is designed to allow photographers […]

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Topaz Studio 2; Creative Filters & Adjustments

This is an extension to my previous Topaz Studio 2 post outlining some of the various filters which exist within Topaz Studio 2. To make life a bit easier for myself, and hopefully for others I have summarized the filters below. These are the Filters (also known as Adjustments in the Topaz Studio 1 package) which are within the Creative category. If you are interested in Topaz Studio 2, you can download a trial through the affiliate link here. You can […]

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Luminar 4; Blend Modes.

One of the powerful features of Luminar 4 is the ability to have multiple layers and to change how these layers are blended to achieve an artistic vision. The blending mode within Luminar 4 looks at the content of the two layers and will make changes to the image based on the content of both. Whilst ‘Normal’ is the default blend mode for layers within Luminar 4 there are also a range of other blend modes which are worth experimenting […]

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