Affinity Photo has long been a strong competitor to Adobe Photoshop. With its new version 1.9 update, Affinity Photo is an even stronger photo editing application. Available for macOS, Windows and iPad, Affinity Photo 1.9 adds many new features and promises improved performance.
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Sick of using your plain ol' keyboard to edit your photos in Lightroom and Photoshop? TourBox is hoping to expedite your post-production workflow using a clever combination of dials, buttons, and knobs.
Skylum has teamed up with its sister company Photolemur to create Skylum AI Lab, where the duo will work on AI-powered image solutions including image segmentation, tagging and upscaling.
The new lightweight laptop packs a whole lot of photo- and video-editing punch. The laptop can be specced out with a Core i9 processor, 16GB of RAM, 1TB of SSD storage, NVIDIA graphics with 4GB of GDDR5, and a 4K display with 100% Adobe RGB coverage.
According to an interview with the Google Photos team on XDA, object removal simply had a lower priority in the development queue than other features. It might still show up some day... but maybe not.
Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign and Intel have developed a neural network that can brighten extremely low-light images without adding any noise. It's not an exaggeration to say the results are incredible.
ON1 has released a major update to its ON1 Photo RAW photo editor. Version 2018.5 will be available in June and boasts, "a massive boost in overall performance" in addition to bug fixes and some important new features like LUTs and camera profiles.
Google announced a bunch of AI-powered improvements to its Google Photos service at the I/O developer conference yesterday, including a feature that will suggest photo edits to improve your images, and automatic colorization for black-and-white photos.
SPOILER ALERT: There's a 'disintegration effect' used at some point in the new Avengers: Infinity War movie. We won't tell you when or why, but Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE will tell you how to recreate this effect on a portrait in Photoshop.
In this video, Phlearn's Aaron Nace walks you through his preferred method for sharpening portraits in Photoshop. The best thing about this technique is just how flexible it is: create as many layers of sharpening as you need to get the look that you want.
Open-source Photoshop alternative GIMP has been updated to version 2.10.0, its first major update in six years. The new version features a new image processing engine that supports 32-bit files, a revamped UI, and many new features and improvements.
Adobe has put together a video tutorial that shows you how to create custom Creative Profiles in Adobe Camera Raw that can be used in ACR, Lightroom CC, and Lightroom Classic CC.
The latest update to Lightroom Classic CC brought with it a slew of major bugs, including some that would cause the program to crash. Adobe has now released an update to address these bugs, along with an apology.
NVIDIA's Content-Aware Fill competitor is getting better and better. A new demo from shows how the latest version can fill in entire chunks of a person's face, or pieces of an image that are missing, with incredibly realistic results.
Open source photo editor GIMP is a popular (and free) Photoshop alternative, but can it really be used on a professional edit? In this video, photographer Shane Milton shows you that it most certainly can.
Phase One has released the first major update to its Capture One Pro 11 photo editing program. The update adds support for 8 new cameras and 16 new lenses, and includes several new features and functional improvements that speed up workflow.
ARQ files shot using the Pixel Shift mode in the Sony a7R lll—and processed using Sony's own Imaging Edge software—can now be opened and edited in Lightroom Classic CC after the latest update.
You think you know everything there is to know about Lightroom? Think again. Photographer and YouTuber Jamie Windsor thinks he can still teach you a thing or two.
Skylum Software has released the latest update to its image processing software Luminar. The update improves speed across Windows and MacOS, and brings new features including automatic image distortion correction and a new Raw conversion engine.
Ezio's new 31.5-inch ColorEdge CG319X DCI-4K HDR monitor features a built-in calibration sensor that can recalibrate the display while you work, hybrid log-gamma (HLG) support and a perceptual quantization (PQ) curve for editing HDR video footage.
Intel's 8th Generation Core i9 laptop CPU promises 'ultimate' performance for video and photo editors working with massive files on the go. And if that's a bit too rich for your blood, the new 8th Gen Core-i7 chips also got a substantial boost.
Adobe has launched a "massive update" to the Camera Profiles feature in Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, adding six new Adobe RAW profiles, over 40 Creative profiles, and more.
A group of scientists at Cornell University have created an algorithm that lifts the stylistic characteristics of one picture, and drops them onto a completely different image with startling precision.
The company posted a record quarterly revenue of $2.08 billion for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. That represents incredibly healthy year-over-year growth of 24 percent.
The 'semantic image segmentation model' categorizes every pixel in an image and assigns it a label, such as “road”, “sky”, “person” or “dog.” And now, Google has released its latest version as open source, making it available to any developers whose apps could benefit from the tech.
For the first time in five years, Adobe is raising the price of some Creative Cloud subscription packages. The good news for photographers: The $10/month CC Photography plan that includes Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, and Lightroom Classic CC will stay the same.
A host of feature upgrades has been made to On1’s Photo Raw software package for the 2018.1 edition, including better auto-alignment for the HDR mode, improved high ISO noise reduction, and more detailed image sharpening.
The Wacom Intuos pen tablet for beginners and enthusiasts just got a major upgrade featuring a fresh design, improved accuracy, and 60% improvement in battery life if you get one of the Bluetooth models.
Made to work with the Cintiq Pro 24- and 32-inch models, the Cintiq Pro Engine module seamlessly plugs into the back of the pen display tablet and turns it into a powerful PC workstation with an Intel processor, NVIDIA graphics card, SSD, and up to 32GB RAM.
That update for Lightroom Classic CC that we tested out last month has officially arrived, bringing with it some major performance updates... FINALLY!
A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you an eye-watering $14,000... but if you're set on an Apple all-in-one, is it really $8,000 better than a fully-loaded 5K iMac? Parker Walbeck of Full Time Filmmaker ran some tests to find out what kind of performance you get for that money.
In this tutorial, Phlearn's Aaron Nace covers "the absolute need-to-know fundamentals" of the Pen Tool in Photoshop, so that you can follow along and start mastering this important photo editing tool right away.
There's probably no easier tool out there for converting Lightroom presets for use in Photoshop. Just drag-and-drop, and you're ready to go.
Photolemur's "Market Map of the Digital Photo Industry" includes all sorts of brands, manufacturers, publications and other organizations that are involved in the industry in some shape or form.
The update includes some minor improvements and compatibility updates for Windows users, but the big news is the release of Select Subject: an AI-powered feature that can intelligently cut your subject out of the background in a single click.
PhotoshopCAFE host Colin Smith puts a $6,400 iMac Pro to the test against a Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, and an Alienware gaming PC in a variety of intense photo and video editing tasks to see if this powerhouse all-in-one is worth the money.
Did you know that you can use Microsoft Excel to create an HDR image? It's weird, but true, as Columbia University computer science student Kevin Chen demonstrates in this entertaining presentation.
CVS is banning digitally altered beauty imagery on its store-brand beauty products, and plans to mark other brands' images as "Digitally Altered" if they're not up to snuff by the end of 2020.
Announced ahead of CES, LG's new 34-inch 5K UltraWide monitor and its 4K 32-inch beast should both have photographers and video editors chomping at the bit.
Open source Lightroom alternative Darktable has finally made its way onto Windows, giving PC users yet another option if they're looking to ditch their Creative Cloud subscription.
Two months after acquiring the Nik Collection from Google, DxO has announced that a brand new version is already in the works for 2018
They told us it would happen last month, and today Adobe followed through. The final update to the standalone version of Lightroom, version 6.14, has been released. It's all Creative Cloud from here on out.
Adobe just launched their Lightroom December update, and it comes with some very important additions to the Lightroom CC ecosystem, including: tone curve, split toning, AI-powered Auto edit, and more.
Affinity Photo for iPad, one of the first full-featured Raw editors designed specifically for tablet use, has been named Apple's Best iPad App of 2017. And what's more, it's currently 50% off!
AI-powered photo editing is advancing a lot faster than anybody expected. Watch as this NVIDIA AI transforms night into day, rain into sunshine, and a summer's day into a bleak winter landscape.
Researchers have developed a new Neural Network called Deep Image Prior that can restore damaged images and enhance low-resolution ones, using only the original image itself as a guide.
Photographer Conner Turmon has put together a useful video tutorial that will get you up to speed on using the RGB tone curves to post-process your photos in either Lightroom or Photoshop.
Watch out Adobe. Phase One just released Capture One 11, a major update that makes the Raw conversion and image editing software even more powerful and layer-centric than it was before.
First teased back in September, Pixelmator Pro has officially arrived. The powerful non-destructive photo editor was built from the ground up for the Apple ecosystem, offering Mac users a tempting alternative to Adobe's offerings.