April 2020

Firehouse Technology Drone Strobe vs. Inexpensive Strobes

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Here in the USA the FAA allows commercial drone pilots (Part 107) to fly their drones 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset and recreational pilots to fly anytime. This allows photographers to get some great shots of sunrise and sunset. To fly in this 30 minute period before sunrise or after sunset or at night, however, the… Continue readingFirehouse Technology Drone Strobe vs. Inexpensive Strobes

Retouching Using Luminar AI

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In this video we go over the AI based tools for portrait retouching using Skylum’s Luminar 4.2. A few things go really well and a few things not so much. In the end, we are left with a really good product for retouching images.  Download the free Twirl effect here: How To Create The Twirl Effect In Photoshop

How to use Color Style LUTs in Luminar 4 (and why you should)

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Color Style LUTs or Look Up Tables are series of color combinations that you can apply to your images to give them various looks and feels. LUTs are applied to every Hollywood movie that you see and the LUT is what gives a movie a consistent feel to the tones and colors throughout the film. In Luminar and Photoshop LUTs… Continue readingHow to use Color Style LUTs in Luminar 4 (and why you should)