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The AuRA is a New Rotary Assist Film Developing Machine

Viktor Falendysh, a Phoenix, Arizona-based photographer and film enthusiast, has announced the AuRA Rotary Assist Film Developing Machine on Kickstarter. The AuRA is touted as a simple yet powerful developing machine, especially for films that have a long processing time, since it handles the timing and rotation of the films to ensure consistently good results.

What Defines an ‘Interesting’ Photo and How Do You Create One?

Why do we create photos? Well, for a variety of reasons, but the one reason that connects them all is we feel we have made something that we want to share and we feel is worth time and attention. So, how can we create photos that are worthy of another’s time and attention?

Skylum Unveils Luminar AI: A Fully Automated, AI-First Photo Editor

Skylum has announced a new, AI-first version of its Lumiar photo editor. Dubbed Luminar AI, the program takes all of the machine-learning tools from Luminar 4, adds some more, and puts them all into a new app and plugin that's all about "reinventing" traditional photo editing.

5 Worst Editing Mistakes in Landscape Photography

Photographer Mark Denney has put together a helpful video for beginners, in which he points out five of the most common photo editing mistakes he's seen and made when it comes to shooting landscapes.

ASUS’ New 1600-nit 4K ProArt Display Challenges Apple’s Pro Display XDR

Apple made a big splash with their Pro Display XDR, promising unmatched performance for creative professionals, but "unmatched" might no longer apply. ASUS just unveiled a new lineup of ProArt Displays at IFA 2019, including a beastly 32-inch, 1600-nit 4K HDR display that promises to go step-for-step with Apple.

Building The Ultimate Photo Editing Workstation

Building a solid workstation is critical to photographers and retouchers. We find ourselves sitting at the desk for 7-10 hours a day to meet deadlines. If you dread going to your editing station, it can make post-processing a chore that you don't look forward to, which means delayed deadlines and unhappy clients.

Landscape Photographer: Why I Don’t Use Global Sliders in Lightroom

When you use Lightroom, do you edit globally or locally? Many (possibly most) people use the global editing sliders liberally when processing an image. But landscape photographer Thomas Heaton's most recent video makes a good case for using mostly local adjustments and leaving those global sliders alone.

Triple Processing a Single RAW Photo

Occasionally when examining a RAW file I get a reasonably clear idea on how I would like the end result to be. In this instance, I had an inner picture of trees glowing from the sun, rather dark shadows, and a sky with nice color contrast.