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

Luminar 4.2 Review – Sky Replacement

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A review of some of the features of the new 4.2 version of Luminar by Skylum. Features include AI Augmented Ski, AI Sky Replacement, AI Skin Enhancer, and AI Portrait Enhancer. DOWNLOAD LINK — Download a free trial of Luminar at

Frank DeCicco

World War II Veteran’s Project for L.I. Press

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World War II Project for L.I. Press This May is the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Germany in World War II. I was tasked with interviewing and photographing World War II veterans who live here on Long Island, N.Y. In all I interviewed thirteen veterans before the corona virus pandemic forced us into isolation. Hopefully, when the isolation period… Continue readingWorld War II Veteran’s Project for L.I. Press

FlyNYON flies high over New York City

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One of the most unique ways of seeing New York City is by air. If you are a photo enthusiast there  is no better way of seeing New York than a doors off helicopter flight. FlyNYON offers flights around New York’s most unique icons. On a recent 30 minute flight we flew passed the Empire State Building, the Freedom Tower,… Continue readingFlyNYON flies high over New York City