How to Edit Autumn Photographs in Luminar 4

Autumn is a favorite season amongst many landscape photographers and it's not hard to understand why when you see the abundance of vibrant colors surrounding us. Capturing these colors, however, isn't necessarily as straight forward as one would like. The truth is that post-processing plays an important role in making your autumn photographs stand out.

Luminar 4.3 Update: New Features & Improvements

Luminar 4 Update
The latest update of Luminar has just been released and is available for free to existing users. Luminar 4.3 is an upgrade you want to make as it seems like the people over at Skylum have listened to the user's feedback; they've packed this update with valuable features and improvements. "With Luminar 4.3,...

The Best Tools to Enhance Colors in Luminar 4

Working with colors can be one of the most difficult aspects of post-processing. It might be tempting to simply increase the saturation and move on but this is rarely the best approach. In fact, there's a lot more to it. The good part is that there is no lack of tools to enhance...

How to Use Layer Masks in Luminar 4

Layer Mask in Luminar 4
Certain adjustments aren't intended to affect the entire image; color corrections, sharpening, or glow effects are just a few that often are better to apply selectively to your image. This is when Layer Masks in Luminar 4 come in handy. Using Layer Masks gives you a whole new level of control and precision...

How to Use Layers in Luminar 4

Layers in Luminar 4
Being able to work with layers is a huge advantage Luminar 4 has over similar photo-editors. Not only does this make it possible to create several professional-looking techniques that wouldn’t otherwise be possible but it also means you can develop a non-destructive workflow; a workflow where you can alter previous adjustments without affecting...

My Best Luminar 4 Post-Processing Tips

While Luminar 4 is one of the most intuitive photo-editors currently on the market but with an abundance of tools and sliders, how do you know where to start? How do you know which ones to use? Should you just trust the AI tools all the way? In this article, I share my best...

AI Augmented Sky: Photo Manipulation Made Easy in Luminar 4

It's no secret that easily applying advanced post-processing techniques using Artificial Intelligence has been the main focus of Skylum's Luminar 4. Tools such as AI Sky Replacement and AI Enhance have gained a lot of attention as it makes it possible to completely alter an image with only a few clicks. Now there's another tool to add...

How to Use Luminar Albums

Luminar 4 workflow
Let's be honest: organizing images can be both time-consuming and frustrating when your folders start growing. Luckily, features such as Luminar Albums make this process a little less painful and helps you keep control. Unlike Luminar Folders (which are a direct link to the folders, subfolders, and images on your internal or external hard...

How to Create Sky Reflections in Luminar 4

Sky Reflections in Luminar 4
The AI Sky Replacement Tool became the big talking point in the image editing world after Luminar 4's official release. Was it really possible to replace the sky with just one click? Yes... and it does a near-perfect job! However, it's not quite perfect yet. It still has one weaknesses (if you can...