Affinity Photo 2 is about flexibility and less frustration when your client asks for a different mockup

After well over half a decade of updating Affinity Photo without charging an update fee, Serif, the company that develops Affinity Photo, decided it was time to release a massive, paid upgrade. Affinity Photo 2 has a large number of new features that put a lot of power into your hands, and it still steers clear from using AI-assisted functionality.… Read More Affinity Photo 2 is about flexibility and less frustration when your client asks for a different mockup

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Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher version 2 launch

If you visited the Affinity user forums over the past few months, you know that after eight years, something new was coming. Today, Serif, the company that develops and markets Affinity products, launches Version 2 of its award-winning Affinity creative suite and this time they’re asking for a — quite small — contribution. … Read More Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher version 2 launch

DxO Photolab 6, a major upgrade if there ever was one

DxO’s flagship image editor is 22 years old. It used to be called Optics Pro but its current name Photolab more accurately describes what you can do with it and the new version just expanded on what that entails. Photolab 6 is a major upgrade with the Optics Modules now including support for another nine new lenses. I reviewed the Elite version.… Read More DxO Photolab 6, a major upgrade if there ever was one

Russia’s “special military operation” is a massacre and a criminal act against humanity. Buying Ukrainian software at the very least softens the economic blow to the country

The Russian war against Ukraine has led to the death of thousands of civilians and destroyed people’s homes and lives along with a massive amount of infrastructure. Since the start of the war, millions of people have fled Ukraine, mostly to neighbouring European countries. And of course, the Ukrainian economy is suffering too as a lot of businesses have been unable to keep working. … Read More Russia’s “special military operation” is a massacre and a criminal act against humanity. Buying Ukrainian software at the very least softens the economic blow to the country

DxO PureRAW 2 offers versatility, speed, and support for Fujifilm X-Trans cameras

DxO released PureRAW 2, which allows users to pre-process images without leaving Lightroom and supports X-Trans cameras. There’s also improved OS integration with access via context menus. DxO PureRAW was awarded the EISA Best Advanced Photo Software 2021 prize upon its release and version 2 builds on this success, offering new features and greater efficiency.… Read More DxO PureRAW 2 offers versatility, speed, and support for Fujifilm X-Trans cameras

Luminar Neo uses AI for everything that you should be doing yourself

Luminar Neo introduces several AI technologies, including Relight AI, Powerline Removal and Dust Spot Removal. The key to understanding Neo is that your photo will significantly change when edited with Neo as Skylum defines photography in terms of not catching but “enhancing” the moment.… Read More Luminar Neo uses AI for everything that you should be doing yourself