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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Luminar 4 September 26, 2020
    You can replace any element in your photo with one of your own. If you have a beautiful sky and need to replace the ho-humbeach, it can be done. It is not a preset of enhancement/adjustment. It is literally replacing the original sky with a new image.The AI portion detects where the horizon is, and […]
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Luminar 4 September 26, 2020
    Is there a stock beach that you could use as well? Is the stock sky a preset of enhancements to your original or is it a replacement?Thanks,JTStatistics: Posted by jbtaylor — Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:36 pm
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: A99-2 September 26, 2020
    A99-II + 500F8Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:11 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Luminar 4 September 26, 2020
    Good one!Statistics: Posted by ValeryD — Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:04 am
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  • Give it Your Best Shot • Luminar 4 September 25, 2020
    I have had Luminar 4 since Dec 2019 but could not use it due to graphics card issues on my computer. Tried everything in the book to no avail. Eventually I replaced by graphics card (it failed after 6 years) and voila Luminar 4 is back. I bought it for its AI sky replacement feature […]
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Faking a polarizer using RAW

Here’s a question which came in to my email just now:

“Could I process a RAW file in Photoshop to achieve a similar effect as if I had used a Polaroid lens filter? Or would I be better just using the Polaroid filter?”

The answer is that you can never imitate the effect of polarizing . . . → Read More: Faking a polarizer using RAW

Adobe Camera Raw 4.4 supports A200, 300, 350

Adobe has released updates to Photoshop Lightroom and the Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in, both available immediately as free upgrades for existing users. The releases provide added raw file support for nine additional digital cameras, including the Sony Alpha 200 (already supported by 4.3.2 whether they knew it or not), Alpha 300 . . . → Read More: Adobe Camera Raw 4.4 supports A200, 300, 350

A700, 6400 ISO, seven raw processors

There’s a lot of controversy right now about whether or not the image structure of the Alpha 700 files at very high ISO – mainly 3200 and 6400 – is as clean as raw processed results from other comparable cameras like the Canon 40D (does not offer ISO 6400), the Olympus E-3 (does not offer . . . → Read More: A700, 6400 ISO, seven raw processors

Apple Aperture 2.0 processes A700 raw

Apple’s Aperture 2.0 is a tedious program to test, with all its creation of ‘projects’ and ‘libraries’, ‘albums’, ‘vaults’ and nonstandard GUI, and it isn’t fast in processing files or passing them to Photoshop (which it does in 16-bit form, just another step to reverse before saving as far as I’m concerned). However, it’s handling . . . → Read More: Apple Aperture 2.0 processes A700 raw