Capture One 20 Beyond Film and B&W style packs review

Two new style packs are available for Capture One 20: Beyond Film and Beyond B&W. Both are a collection of preset styles created with associated grain settings. You can mix the Film and B&W settings with any of the grains, so these styles are not meant to fence you in.… Read More Capture One 20 Beyond Film and B&W style packs review

DxO NIK Collection 3 review

DxO’s newest Nik Collection version 3 works with Affinity Photo, has a newly designed Nik Selective Tool and new quick edit tools. It also offers a non-destructive workflow, which is perfect for Adobe Lightroom Classic users. Last but not least, the suite now has a perspective plugin, Perspective Efex.… Read More DxO NIK Collection 3 review

DxO announces free Webinar Series for April 2020

DxO, one of the most innovative companies in the photography and image editing industry — Photolab being one of my favourite and most powerful editors — will be hosting free webinars throughout the month of April. Simply register to save a seat for one of their many photographic educational webinars and then sit back and enjoy as a number of renowned hosts take you through how to shoot, process and create amazing photographic results.… Read More DxO announces free Webinar Series for April 2020

Luminar 4’s AI assistance is actually quite good

Luminar 4 is Skylum’s most AI-driven app until now. It has a plethora of features that no longer depend on your masking or layer blending skills without – much to my surprise – taking out the creativity completely. What Luminar 4 does help you with, is to automate the work that requires you to painstakingly draw selections and blend layers to correct luminosity errors.… Read More Luminar 4’s AI assistance is actually quite good

DxO releases Photolabs 3 with unique colour manipulation wheel

DxO released its third upgrade of Photolabs, the former Optics Pro. The new version has a new repair and clone tool, a new local adjustments mask manager and a new colour wheel. And finally, after so many years, the metadata module has been updated as well, albeit with a very modest support for a keywords, author name and copyright field.… Read More DxO releases Photolabs 3 with unique colour manipulation wheel