Fan of … #125 – River Avon at Christchurch

A photograph of the River Avon at Christchurch in Dorset. Camera: Canon EOS 600DLens: Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STMF/Number: f/5.0ISO: 100 Focal Distance: 24 mmShutter Speed: 1/10 secSoftware: Adobe Lightroom Classic, Photoshop, Luminar and Topaz Studio 2Photographer: Bren Ryan One thing I am a fan of is software. Especially Topaz Studio 2 and how you … Continue reading Fan of … #125 – River Avon at Christchurch

Before and After Challenge – 1st January 2020

Happy New Year Everyone xx   We hope you had a great Xmas and we wish you a happy and prosperous New Year. This month's Before and After photo challenge is a photograph of Llandudno photographed from the pier. DOWNLOAD FOR THIS MONTH'S PHOTO To use the image, which is in raw and jpeg, download … Continue reading Before and After Challenge – 1st January 2020

Before and After Challenge – 1st December 2019

This month's Before and After photo challenge is a photograph of Canary Wharf taken from across the River at North Greenwich. DOWNLOAD FOR THIS MONTH'S PHOTO To use the image, which is in raw and jpeg, download the zip folder and then extract the image contained in the folder. My Edits In Lightroom, I used … Continue reading Before and After Challenge – 1st December 2019

Luminar 4 – Sky Replacement

Do you have images that have bland skies? Just like this one! It was a bright blue spring day when the above image was shot.  I just loved how tall this tree was.. but the backdrop of the sky just wasn't right.  So a trip to Luminar 4 and a touch of sky replacement and … Continue reading Luminar 4 – Sky Replacement

Friendly Friday Drama

One of the ways to create drama in an image is by clouds. The above photograph was taken in York whilst we were on one of the river cruises. It was an overcast day and the sky was bland. So by Luminar's 4 Sky Replacement, I created more drama to the sky. Also by adding … Continue reading Friendly Friday Drama

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Fantasy

A composite photograph of the lake at Nostell given a starlit fantasy theme.  To create the luminous sky I used the new Luminar 4 Sky Replacement feature.  I used a galaxy that was already shipped with the software.  However, if you wish you can add an image of your own. Posted as part of the … Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge – Fantasy

Luminar 4 – Review

Today I have been given the opportunity to try Luminar 4 which will be released in a few days time.  Well, all I can say is WOW!  The Sky Enhancer, Landscape Enhancer, and AI Structure are great tools. With a revamp of the workflow area, you can easily create stunning images. If you have Lumiar … Continue reading Luminar 4 – Review