Is the New Luminar 2018 a Good Lightroom Alternative?

Whether you are completely new to image processing, looking for a new tool for your kit, or seeking a Lightroom alternative - you might want to check out Luminar 2018. There's a lot of good stuff happening inside - I'll give you a look around. Read: Is the New Luminar 2018 a Good Lightroom Alternative?Read … Continue reading Is the New Luminar 2018 a Good Lightroom Alternative?

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The Guide to Image Sharpening in Lightroom

We all spend a lot of time and effort to make our images as sharp as possible. We invest money in equipment to capture the sharpest images possible. We also use a variety of shooting techniques to make sure that our pictures are crisp. Even after doing all that, however, most of the time our … Continue reading The Guide to Image Sharpening in Lightroom

Lightroom Classic vs Alien Skin Exposure X3

In the coming weeks, we are planning to review many Lightroom alternatives at Photography Life and figure out which ones are potential replacements. The first on our list is Alien Skin Exposure X3. This software, originally a film simulation plugin for Lightroom and Photoshop, has grown to a standalone software that mimics Lightroom’s post-processing and … Continue reading Lightroom Classic vs Alien Skin Exposure X3

Switching From Lightroom to Capture One Pro

It seems only a short while ago when I was undecided on the RAW processing software that would replace Lightroom. I shortlisted several potential alternatives – Capture One Pro, RawTherapee, DxO Optics and Darktable among others – but was able to try out only Capture One Pro properly. A demo version 10 of Capture One … Continue reading Switching From Lightroom to Capture One Pro

Five Easy Steps to Improve Your Photos via Post-Processing

One of the most frequently asked questions I often get at Photography Life, is related to post-processing images. Specifically, our readers want to find out how they can make their images look good without spending too much time post-processing them. After-all, not everyone has the skills or the patience to learn how to use the … Continue reading Five Easy Steps to Improve Your Photos via Post-Processing

Why Capture One Cannot Replace Adobe Lightroom

Many photographers, including our team at PL, have been frustrated with Adobe’s latest move to discontinue the standalone version of Lightroom, something Adobe said it would not do in the past. As a result, a number of us (including myself) have been looking for alternative post-processing tools that can replace Lightroom completely. For the past … Continue reading Why Capture One Cannot Replace Adobe Lightroom

Digital Enhancement for Picture-Perfect Photo Prints

Digital photography is the latest trend in the photo industry. It is considered to be the easiest way to take a snapshot and enhance its overall features. Basically, digital photography is the art of taking pictures without the need for film. Because there's no film involved in the process of taking pictures, you can have … Continue reading Digital Enhancement for Picture-Perfect Photo Prints