After releasing the new version of their popular HDR Software, Macphun unveiled a brand new app for photographers: Luminar. It is an all-in-one photo editing solution that includes RAW format compatibility, a user friendly interface, presets, layers, masks and advanced tools for the most demanding photographers.
A few weeks ago I shared my in-depth review of Aurora HDR Pro, a powerful software designed by Macphun and Trey Ractliff for users who love HDR photography. Despite a few weaknesses, Aurora proved a solid performer for advanced HDR editing thanks to the use of layers, masks and unique settings designed for this technique.
Presets can be a very powerful tool when they are done right. Some are designed to give your image a vibrant result straight away, saving you from making the adjustments yourself. Others are meant to produce a unique look. The latter is my favourite and I am going to explain why.
When I began editing photos and videos on my computer nearly 10 years ago, the first software I ever used was Adobe. Since then, I’ve become so accustomed to Adobe products that I rarely feel the need to look at other software alternatives. It’s not necessarily because I consider Adobe to be the best but rather because they […]
Exactly one year ago, I reviewed the Rebecca Lily Pro Set II for Lightroom. I became interested in these presets because some of them were specifically designed for the Fujifilm X-Trans sensor and at the time, the Adobe software hadn’t yet added the Film Simulation Modes for Fuji RAF files. While completely different from Fuji X camera colour rendering, […]