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Skylum aims to reinvent traditional photo editing with LuminarAI New Products 

Skylum aims to reinvent traditional photo editing with LuminarAI

Skylum unveiled its new approach to photo editing, LuminarAI, to be released as an application and plug-in this holiday season. LuminarAI will be available as a stand-alone application and plug-in for macOS and Windows. Early-bird pricing is available here and the product includes a 30-day money-back guarantee from the time of shipping. LuminarAI makes complex editing easier than ever before “thanks to... Read More
Luminar 4.3 brings search, user experience improvements, 500px integration New Products Updates 

Luminar 4.3 brings search, user experience improvements, 500px integration

Skylum released the latest free update for Luminar, version 4.3, focusing on enhancing the overall experience for creatives through several refinements and performance improvements. “With its vast AI-centric features, Luminar 4 has become a state-of-the-art program for photographers and other creatives,” said Dima Sytnik, Co-Founder and CTO of Skylum. “With Luminar 4.3, we continue to optimize the user experience and... Read More
Roundup: Free alternatives to Lightroom for beginners and professionals Opinion Tips and tricks 

Roundup: Free alternatives to Lightroom for beginners and professionals

Guest post by Ann Young Don’t want to pay $9 per month for an Adobe Lightroom subscription? Then this list of alternatives to Lightroom will definitely come in handy. We’ve picked the best programs for basic image post-production, deep color correction, photo management, and batch editing. Here are 10 best alternatives to Lightroom which you can use either for free... Read More
CYME announces new versions of Avalanche photo migration tool New Products 

CYME announces new versions of Avalanche photo migration tool

CYME announced the release of two new versions of Avalanche, the smart photo migration software for macOS. Avalanche for Luminar brings Avalanche features to those users who want to migrate their Aperture or Lightroom catalogs to Skylum’s Luminar 4. Luminar does not feature any import capabilities by default, making Avalanche for Luminar the natural solution for those looking to adopt... Read More
Skylum “swipe report” demonstrates importance of photos in dating apps Market research 

Skylum “swipe report” demonstrates importance of photos in dating apps

Skylum, the makers of creative photo-editing tool Luminar released its “Swipe Report,” revealing, when asked which dating negatives which might otherwise be important to them could be overlooked if someone had a good photo, 28 percent of dating app/site users (US adults who have ever used an online dating service) are willing to overlook social preferences (e.g., drinking, smoking, etc.),... Read More
Skylum adds AI Augmented Sky capabilities to Luminar 4.2 News Updates 

Skylum adds AI Augmented Sky capabilities to Luminar 4.2

Skylum announced the latest free update for its flagship product, Luminar, version 4.2, which includes a new AI Augmented Sky feature. The new tool lets photographers place different objects directly on the sky, enabling creatives to make either a realistic landscape or transform it into something straight out of a fairy tale, the company says. In the Creative tab inside... Read More
Luminar update brings new AI-centric features and performance improvements Updates 

Luminar update brings new AI-centric features and performance improvements

Skylum announced its first free update to Luminar 4, complete with several feature additions and improvements to make workflow easier, and to allow for more control in its machine-learning tools, the company said. Released a month after its initial launch, the Luminar 4.1 update includes updates to AI Sky Replacement, the Erase tool, Portrait Enhancer and more. “Since we released... Read More
Skylum announces Luminar 4 AI enhancements Nov. 18 New Products News Press releases Updates 

Skylum announces Luminar 4 AI enhancements Nov. 18

Image editing made extraordinarily fast through AI advancements in Luminar Flagship software to bring innovative machine-learning tools and workflow to photographers as both a standalone application and plugin. BELLEVUE, WA – October 15, 2019 — Skylum is pleased to announce additional enhancements coming to Luminar 4 to be shipped on November 18, 2019. The release intends to change the way... Read More
Skylum brings AI-powered portrait and skin enhancement tools to Luminar 4 New Products News Press releases Updates 

Skylum brings AI-powered portrait and skin enhancement tools to Luminar 4

New human-aware tools to help photographers make portraits look amazing in less than 60 seconds — without the need for selections or masks. BELLEVUE, WA – September 17, 2019 — Today, Skylum has announced two major new features coming to Luminar 4, set to be released this fall. AI Skin Enhancer and Portrait Enhancer will enable photographers to further develop... Read More
Luminar 4 introduces AI Structure tool Press releases Updates 

Luminar 4 introduces AI Structure tool

Luminar 4 to offer content-aware Structure tool that helps add detail to a photograph automatically without negatively affecting people or other subjects.  BELLEVUE, WA – August 27, 2019 — Today, Skylum has announced another feature for its upcoming Luminar 4 software, set to ship this fall. AI Structure will take advantage of content-aware technology, enabling photographers to add detail and... Read More
Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15 News People on the Move Press releases SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15

New apps and updates Skylum has updated Luminar 3.1.3 with a new Lost Edits Album, Hotkeys and faster importing from SSD to Library and more. Kwilt updated its iOS app with easier setup and more device options Adobe reports updates to photography suite: Improvements to Lightroom Classic & Adobe Camera Raw – GPU accelerated editing and PNG export support Improvements to Lightroom Classic only – Batch Merge for HDR, Panoramas,... Read More
Luminar 4 introduces the first automatic Sky Replacement technology New Products News Press releases Updates 

Luminar 4 introduces the first automatic Sky Replacement technology

Utilizing the proprietary technology based on machine learning, Luminar 4 will be the first photo editor to have a fully automated Sky Replacement tool to save the artists hours of editing.   BELLEVUE, WA – July 23, 2019 — Today, Skylum announces the upcoming release of Luminar 4, set to ship this fall. Skylum continues to push innovations forward through... Read More
Luminar FLEX plugin update includes interface and workflow enhancements Press releases Updates 

Luminar FLEX plugin update includes interface and workflow enhancements

First major update to Luminar FLEX plugin also includes interface and workflow enhancements BELLEVUE, WA – July 10, 2019 — Skylum Software is excited to announce a major update to its newest plugin, Luminar FLEX. With the FLEX plugin, photographers and other creatives who use programs like Photoshop, Lightroom Classic and Photos for macOS get timesaving tools and new creative... Read More
Photoshop plug-in resource, courtesy of Skylum Software Tips and tricks Updates 

Photoshop plug-in resource, courtesy of Skylum Software

Before launching Luminar Flex a few weeks ago, Skylum did a little research to see what plugins for Photoshop are currently available on the market. They collected more than 100 different plugins that might be useful for photographers, designers and Photoshop users. Here is an organized and number list to refer to: For photographers Luminar Flex – This plugin offers... Read More
Fujifilm North America announces marketing alliance with Skylum Marketing Press releases 

Fujifilm North America announces marketing alliance with Skylum

Valhalla, New York – WEBWIRE – Thursday, May 9, 2019 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation (Fujifilm) is pleased to announce a marketing agreement with Skylum, an award-winning leader in photo editing software, in a move designed to provide photographers with access to the premium tools, education, and interactive opportunities both companies have to offer. The companies are planning several activities over the course of... Read More