srock

Lives in United States Boston, United States
Joined on Sep 12, 2005
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Pentax K3
Panasonic FZ200
Sanyo XacTi

srock's recent activity

  • I have up to date Win10x64 as well Will go for it Thanks Steve
  • Created discussion thread Culling
    I am in the process of decreasing my dependence on LR and getting ready to transition to other software I have purchased DXo, ACDsee, Luminar, and On 1 There have been endless comparisons about ...
  • I have DXo photolab 1.0 but didnt upgrade to 1.1 yet because of the above posts of issues with NET - are the issues real or not- If not I will dl the upgrade Steve
  • Created discussion thread ACDsee printing
    Still evaluating LR replacements Purchased On1 Will probably buy ACDsee - Am used to printing choices in LR, PS and Canon Print studio which are all very robust- Is ACDsee lacking in this area?
  • Replied in Luminar Update
    It appears to be there on a brush mask  and radial mask but not l uminance layer mask
  • Replied in Luminar Update
    The tutorials suggest there is an "eyeball" in the upper left corner below the file and edit menu as well as a "mask" drop down which should allow me to visualize a mask - I dont see either on the ...
  • Created discussion thread Luminar Update
    New Luminar Win update is here Downloaded Tried to use luminosity mask Created a layer and added mask, but cant figure out how to make make luminosity mask  visible. and then how to adjust ...
  • Created discussion thread Non destructive
    I just want to be sure: it appears that Develop and Effects in On1 are non destructive while Edits are pixel based and destructive. In ACDsee develop is non destructive and Edits are destructive ...
  • Quick question: Has anyone found a way to get u-point automasking to work. Even a white ball on a black carpet produces a glow overwash outside  the margins. Worked better in NIK- Will this need to ...
  • Wouldnt care if import was disabled or not- I put effort into my processing and sometimes, actually often go back and change the processing of an older photo. Its OK if I cant import new and ...
  • Replied in LR vs ...
    The issue for me was not the money for a subscription- Lord knows I spend more than the yearly subscription cost at Starbucks. Had they allowed functionality to remain if you stopped. ie "frozen in ...
  • Created discussion thread LR vs ...
    Long time LR user (Ver1) and PS 5 Does 95% of what I want and the workflow is good Stopped at Ver 6 when Adobe went subscription.  Would have continued if they simply froze me in place if I stopped ...
  • Replied in Luminar 2018
    I have a relatively speedy i7 win 10 PC and performance is good More stuff is missing than I thoughtr\ and is different from the manual No reset and delete at bottom of each filter cannot find the ...
  • Created discussion thread ACDsee and Topaz Remask
    In the trial for ACDsee and very much enjoying it. I have been using Topaz re-mask 5 with Photoshop to produce  wonderful layer masks Easily. I  have seen references that Topaz plugins work well ...
  • In ACDsee-Not sure what happens between photos view and develop- all of my photos preview have an orangish cast that goes away with develop- Using Pentax with DNG and my camera back Jpegs that are ...
  • A bit outdated but helpful https://photographylife.com/best-non-destructive-editing-software-for-photography Spent some time with ACDsee today and am impressed. Also seems to play well with Topaz ...
  • In  evaluatings all the competition ,which programs have virtual copies? It is one of the most frequent things I use as I go through in the development process? I can't seem to find it in many of ...
  • Created discussion thread ON1 Questions
    I have been also on the hunt for a LR replacement- In looking and downloading the various options I have been finding what  I want in a photo processor (1) Enough speed so that you dont go nuts
  • I have DXO 10 and have been waiting for better local adjustments- Integrating U point is much of what I needed. Looking for an out to LR- Cost is not the issue for me-Its an expensive hobby ...
  • Got it . Thanks Is there anyway to do precise masking  (ie like Topaz remask) in exposure. If not can the file be edited in photoshop and the mask brought back into exposure. If not how does one do ...
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