Skylum has released the first update to it’s newest product Luminar AI. This is a free update and will be released to the public on January 25th, 2021. There is a soft roll out in progress so a limited number of users may see the update sooner. There are a few new things, some changes to a few of the… Continue readingLuminar AI 1.0.1 Update – all the details!
Using this easy to configure tip you will be able to change crucial camera settings on the fly without your eye ever leaving the viewfinder. This is the setup I use to help get the best possible photos at major concerts and pro sports games. Making these changes allows me to quickly modify my exposure metering, focus, create focus traps,… Continue readingNikon Z Camera Setup Tip
In this video I will show you how to use the Time Lapse Movie mode feature that is built into all Nikon Z series cameras. This setting makes creating a time lapse super simple. The camera will even compile the movie file for you at the end. I’ll explain to you the difference between Time Lapse Movie and Interval Shooting… Continue readingTime Lapse Movie Mode on the Nikon Z Camera
The Laowa 100mm 2X lens for macro photography is a full frame, manual focus lens for Nikon (F&Z), Canon, Sony and Pentax cameras. The lens really stands out for it’s ability to deliver 2x magnification at a very reasonable price. But how does it stack up against simply using a set of extension tubes for macro photography? Check out the… Continue readingLaowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Macro Lens review
In this video we take a quick look at how the local masking tool works in Luminar AI as a replacement to layers from Luminar 4. Multiple local masks can be added into an image to create the perfect effects you need to create for your images. Check out the video below for the details. Subscribe for more tutorials and… Continue readingLocal Masking – a replacement to layers in Luminar AI
The holiday season is upon us. Now is a great time to take your camera out and take some fun and creative shots by the Christmas Tree, the decorations, and around your home. Here are a few super easy setups for holiday photos. These ideas are great for sharing on Instagram or for your Christmas card. Have fun!
Looking for a few gift ideas for a photographer on your holiday shopping list? Well look no further. In this video, I’ll show you five unique holiday gift ideas for the photographer on your shopping list. These gift ideas work on a variety of camera systems, however, they all work with the Nikon Z series. Prices range from about $50… Continue readingPhotographer’s Holiday Gift Ideas- 2020
I recently got to test drive the new Luminar Ai Beta 1. In this video I’ll show you around the interface and explore exactly what Luminar Ai can do for you. I will take a landscape, a portrait, and then a bird photo and let the AI work it’s magic or not… Check out the video below for all the… Continue readingLuminar Ai Preview
With the fall leaves coming down now is a great time to try out Focus Shift Shooting for increased depth of field. In this video, I will show you how to use the Focus Shift feature built inot the Nikon Z and D850 cameras in both a landscape and a macro shot. I’ll then show you the process of taking… Continue readingFocus Shift Shooting
Skylum has revealed that the upcoming Luminar AI software will feature an update to the Sky AI. The new Sky AI 2.0 will automatically add sky reflections into any image with water. Check out the video to see some screen shots of how it works. I also go over what has been added to the Luminar X membership as well… Continue readingLuminar AI Sky 2.0 Adds Water Reflections