Tag:Luminar 4

The Differences between Luminar 4 and Luminar AI

Skylum have recently released Luminar AI and one of the things that has come up a bit is what is the difference between the new Luminar AI and Luminar 4. I have seen many posts which suggest that Luminar AI is just an update to Luminar 4 however, based on information from Skylum that is not the case. Whilst it is true that many of the tools that exist in Luminar AI also exist in Luminar 4 there has been […]

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Luminar 4 vs Luminar AI

Skylum have recently announced their latest piece of software which is known as Luminar AI. In releasing this piece of software it created a number of concerns amongst users around the direction of the company given that Luminar 4 was released on the 18th of November 2019 and had a number of features that were listed as in the works based on the roadmap. Given this piece of software was less than one (1) year old at the time of […]

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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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Alternatives to Lightroom

Without a doubt Adobe Lightroom is one of the most popular photo management applications around. It ingrates image management (e.g. Digital Asset Management – DAM) in addition to image processing. Whilst Lightroom is one of the most popular applications, many (myself included) are not really a fan of the pay-to-use subscription model. I would must rather buy a piece of software and choose how and when to upgrade rather than to be locked into a piece of software.   With […]

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