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PhotoWorks 16.0: New Photo Editor to Bite the Big Mac

AMS Software has presented a new version of PhotoWorks – a multi-purpose photo editor. Over the past 15 iterations, this image editing software has been rising in prominence but retained one drawback – Windows exclusivity. Version 16.0 finally breaks that mold and opens up PhotoWorks to the Apple audience. It also introduces new features, which is a good reason to revisit the previous review and witness the progress.

This Photographer Captures Rarely Seen Side of Australian Nature

Australia presents some serious challenges for landscape photographers, like lighting. For most of the day, the Australian landscape is bathed in a very harsh, bright light, which amps up contrast and washes out colors.

Add the Dimension of Endurance to Your Digital Pics

Let’s get physical and unlock new levels of photographic enjoyment. The key is online printing. Whether you capture your world with a smartphone or the world’s greatest mirrorless camera, you could be missing one of the biggest thrills—holding your printed images in your hand.

The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Incredible Sunsets’ Challenge

GuruShots, the "World's Greatest Photo Game," has announced the winners of its "Incredible Sunsets" challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 56.2 million votes. The "Top Photographer" winner of the contest is Xavier Boulenger of France (whose photo is seen above).

Tips for Studio Photography, Using the Sony a7R IV

The Sony Alpha a7R IV released in July of 2019 as the successor to the popular a7R III. While the early Sony mirrorless cameras had a limited lens selection, by the time the a7R IV came out, the lens selection had blossomed. Nowadays, there’s a lens for every purpose from manufacturers like Sony, Tamron, Sigma, Samyang, and Tokina.

Luminar Neo’s Extensions Bring Incredible New Features For Photographers At Every Level

Skylum Software has added several powerful extensions to the already impressive Luminar Neo application including Upscale AI, Focus Stacking, HDR Merge, Noiseless, and Supersharp AI, bringing the currently available total for the application to seven. These new tools give creatives an impressive amount of control over their images, expanding the current functionality of the photo editing program to a full-blown "suite".

Making Easy Money With Print Sales Using Saal Photo Portal

As working professional photographers, most of the images we make are captured using digital cameras, so it is likely that only the absolute tiniest fraction of the images we take ever make it to physical print. This is fine for images of our lunch or of the concert we’re about to go see, but for the important moments we manage to capture, there should be something more.

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Use Magic Light AI To Add A Dash Of Wonder To Your Holiday Photos

Luminar Neo has a new extension available just in time to add something special to your holiday photos. The Magic Light Extension, may not be as big, flashing, and extensive as some of the others available within the system, but what it does bring is a lot of fun and adds a little (or a lot) extra sparkle to your shots.

Portrait and Headshot Retouching with Luminar Neo

Portrait retouching can get overwhelming sometimes with the steps you need to take to make your shots look absolutely perfect. Maybe these steps aren't that hard, but they can definitely be very time-consuming, so finding any way to speed this process up to make better and more efficient use of your time is a high priority for every photographer. Using Luminar Neo to tackle these steps can make retouching a breeze using just a few tools and leveraging some of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) built into the application.

Holiday Deal: Xencelabs is Bringing in the New Year with some X-tra Special X-mas Deals!

Let’s start with the technical news, Xencelabs, a Portland, Oregon-based company in the field of digital drawing solutions for creative professionals has had some astounding growth this year. This is not some light news, the company has in fact seen the EMEA market double since 2021. They are basing this on online and offline sales, retail and channel expansion. This is a huge development especially in such a low market, this level of success is really something to be congratulated.

Winner of the Believe in What You’re Building Photo Trip Giveaway Announced

Oscar Jordan has been named winner of the Believe in What You’re Building Photo Trip Giveaway sponsored by Identity Digital, the folks who promote the adoption of the .photography TLD (Top Level Domain) name dedicated to photographers who believe in the brand they’re building.

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The SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD is the Ideal 4K/6K Video Working Drive

Working on videos for my YouTube channel, I’ve been finding that even the SSDs I own aren’t able to keep up with the transfer speeds needed for live editing of 10-bit 4K video. As I test things for PetaPixel, like the super-high resolution cameras with 6K and higher footage capabilities that using the fastest drives possible becomes increasingly important.

Picflow: Professional Client Gallery And Proofing Workflow Simplified

The recently launched client gallery and photo proofing service, Picflow, was developed with the purpose of making it easier for photographers to communicate and deliver to their clients. While the service may look rather straightforward and simplistic, there are a lot of useful and powerful advanced tools hiding behind the scenes that are sure to improve the workflow for any working photographer.

Topaz Labs’ Biggest Sale of the Year Ends Dec 2

There’s still time to save big on all photo and video enhancement apps during Topaz Labs Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale, but you have to act fast. Save 25% across the board on all individual apps and SAVE UP TO 60% when you buy a bundle. Act now! These money-saving offers end on December 2.

9 Tips For Photographing Wildlife In Winter

Most photographers would agree that wildlife photography is challenging, even in pleasant conditions. OM SYSTEM Ambassador and Colorado-based photographer Arthur Leforestier, however, enjoys the challenge and rewards that come with photographing wildlife in harsh winter environments. Capturing compelling images of wild animals in the cold winter months requires careful planning and creative photography, and Leforestier shares with PetaPixel what he has learned throughout his career.