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Photography Editing

101 Photo-Artist | All About Skylum Software

Intelligent Photo Editing

After some time of using and following the progress of Skylum’s suit of photo editing software. It’s been clear all along that simplicity has been the driving force behind their intentions of providing software that is powerful, yet a non interruptive addition to existing photo editing workflows. 

Well, this has been answered by providing software that works as both a standalone or plugin. And yes, you can use it with; Photoshop, Lightroom and Photos for macOS.

If you are interested in creative photo editing, the following is a handy compilation of post focused on Skylum software updates, reviews, troubleshooting, cutting edge features, tips, inspiration and more. (Or, take a trip down Memory Lane)

Hopefully something here will inspire, or help with your decision making whilst choosing the right photo editing software for you.


An Evolutionary Approach to Photo Editing for Professionals, and YOU.
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AI Augmented Sky & Portrait Tools

Photo Artist & Creative Photography Editing Tools

Hey, have you noticed? There’s an exciting community emerging from the cracks of the creative digital arts world. Where skills and creative disciplines are overlapping, and technology continuously forges new and faster methods for artist to realise their ideas.

Read on to start learning about AI Augmented Sky technology and Luminar’s Portrait tools

Luminar 4 in Action - Photography Showcase.

Photography Editing: Travel Photos

From the perspective of a graphic artist, who’s familiar with the likes of Adobe Photoshop and Affinity Photo. I have to say that where it comes to editing photos fast. Skylum software provides the most satisfying and simple to use photo editing solutions l would recommend to anyone involved with producing images for their commercial, or rather, graphic designs. And this is even if you already use Adobe Photoshop for retouching and image manipulation.

Luminar 4  sports a sleeker, minimalist styled interface with access to tools that fall under 4 groups:

Photography Editing: Luminar Upgrade

4th Major Luminar Upgrade

There’s Even More In Luminar 4

As Skylum goes from strength to strength with its innovative machine learning tools. The latest Luminar is a perfect companion for Creators; image makers, Story Tellers and Photographers alike.

Photography Editing: Aerial Photography

What is AirMagic?

designed specifically for resolving the common issues inherent with aerial photography. You can take photos with the confidence of enhancing even your least impressive photos… 

The following are just some examples picked for this SoftwareFolder; aerial photography before and after demo.

Photography Editing: Photo-Illustration

Creative Photography?


Telling Stories with Pictures

The Gherkin, London. In the middle of the night it landed. Finally completed, the structure stood prominently above the surrounding buildings.

“ Mum, look, there’s a rocket outside…”

Whether you’re using Adobe®Photoshop or Luminar 4  as a plugin extension or standalone app… [ read on ]

Photography Editing: Plugin Extension or Standalone app.

Luminar Flex or Not?

What Exactly Is Luminar Flex And Where Photos for macOS Fit In?

Not quite sure how to leverage Luminar Flex features and Photos for macOs, without uprooting your current photo editing workflow?

Luminar 4 can be now be used in place of Luminar Flex…

Photography Editing: Portrait Photos

Portrait Tools

Portrait Photography; Editing the perfect portraits

As part of the Luminar Portrait section of tools, the AI Skin Enhancer and Portrait Enhancer are the two main filter options, with which you can almost effortlessly remove skin blemishes and unwanted artefacts, as well as enhance the overall appearance of your portrait photos.

Photography Editing: New Features

First New Features…


Photography Editing: Troubleshooting

Luminar 4 Troubleshooting

Whilst Luminar 4 can help make it incredibly quick at achieving the style of photo you require for a project. It goes without saying, that the quality of your photo is, as always, an important factor. 

Photography Editing: Beginner

Budding Photographer?


There’s nothing like achieving great-looking photos ‘straight’ from your camera – if you get what I mean.
But often, and especially in this commercial world, we have developed a liking for certain “Looks”
where it comes to photography (there’s a pun in that sentence, which I’ll explain later).  

Anyway, as I was saying, photography has evolved and achieving highly detailed and dramatic, 

or even surreal looking photos regardless of how you get there, will require some form of “trickery”.
If you’ve ever developed black and white photographic prints, you’d understand what I mean.

Now you can do all the “trickery” faster, with Luminar…

About Skylum Software
Skylum is a global imaging technology company with offices in New York, USA; Kyiv, Ukraine; and Tokyo, Japan. Skylum allows millions of photographers to make incredible images faster. We automate photo editing with the power of Artificial Intelligence yet leave all the creative control in the hands of the artist. The Skylum Team has won the Red Dot Award, Apple’s Best of the Year, “Best imaging software” by TIPA and EISA, and other top industry awards.