Last Days: Save 81% On Franzis Photographer’s Projects Collection – $39 (reg. $276)

Photographer’s Projects

Last five days to take advantage of this offering on Franzis’ Photographer’s Projects Collection.

If you’re looking for software for your photo editing needs we might have you covered. You can save 81% on Franzis Photographer’s Projects Collection, on sale at $39 instead of $276.

The special Photographer’s Projects Collection contains the most popular products of the FRANZIS projects software series: sharpening, denoising, HDR and retouching:

  • SHARPEN projects photographer
  • DENOISE projects 2
  • HDR projects 5
  • NEAT projects

To learn more about the bundled software click here (tutorial videos also available). The promotion ends March 31, 2020.

Skylum Luminar 4.2 Released, Adds “AI Augmented Sky” Feature

Luminar 4.2

Skylum released Luminar 4.2, an update that brings he AI Augmented Sky feature.

The Skylum Luminar 4 update free and is installed from within the application. You can get Luminar 4 with a $10/€10 discount by using code WATCH at checkout (reg. $89).

The video below shows what you can do with the AI Augmented Sky feature.

Press release:

Luminar 4.2 opens up the doors to creativity with sky-based composite photography opportunities

With new AI Augmented Sky capabilities, photographers can create unique, one-of-a-kind digital art pieces.

NEW YORK, NY – March 19, 2020​ — Today, Skylum announced the latest update for its flagship product, ​Luminar​, version 4.2. This free update for all Luminar 4 users contains important enhancements across the application, plus a brand-new feature — AI Augmented Sky — to help photographers create incredible digital art.

While ​Luminar​ remains dedicated to being an award-winning photo editor, it also expands into being a creative powerhouse, allowing artists to express themselves through new, fun and unconventional ways of editing images.

The new AI Augmented Sky tool lets photographers transform their photographs to the new heights, by helping create unique digital art creations. The tool lets photographers place different objects directly on the sky, enabling creatives to make either a realistic landscape or transform it into something straight out of a fairy tale.

NEW AI Augmented Sky
In the Creative tab inside Luminar 4.2, there’s a new AI Augmented Sky tool present. Artists can choose objects from the Luminar database or use their own. Even with photos that have complex backgrounds like trees or buildings, there’s no need to involve masking or layers. Instead, the object seamlessly fits into the photograph, resulting in realistic self-expression.

AI Augmented Sky detects a photo’s sky automatically and adds the chosen element to the sky area. Thanks to content-aware technologies, foreground objects are taken into account automatically, making the object blend naturally with the sky. And if you want more control over the placement, you can easily drag the new element around the sky area.

“We’re really excited to see how photographers use the AI Augmented Sky to create digital works of art,” said ​Dima Sytnyk, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Skylum.​ “AI Augmented Sky can be used to make everything from subtle tweaks, like moving the moon in the sky, or to totally transform the world around us. The possibilities are endless!”

Transform the sky
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New Skylum Luminar 4 Update Adds Haze To AI Sky Replacement (and it’s free)

Skylum Luminar 4 Update Deal

Skylum has released Luminar 4 update 4.1. The Skylum Luminar 4 update is installed from within the application. Luminar 4 is currently discounted to $79 (reg. $89).

The latest update adds haze functionality to the Artificial Intelligence Sky Replacement feature, along with the usual bug fixes. From Skylum’s press release (below):

The new Atmospheric Haze slider is perfect for adjusting the light balance for the replaced sky and the image foreground. Use this new slider along with Sky Temperature and Sky Exposure for perfectly balanced images.

If you want to learn more about Luminar 4 we have a bunch of short video tutorials.

NEW Atmospheric Haze for AI Sky Replacement.

Just open the Advanced Settings for the AI Sky Replacement tool to get the most realistic sky replacement. The new Atmospheric Haze slider is perfect for adjusting the light balance for the replaced sky and the image foreground. Use this new slider along with Sky Temperature and Sky Exposure for perfectly balanced images. We recommend atmospheric haze when your sky replacement is oversaturated, or it’s brightness doesn’t match the foreground.

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Find Duplicate Photos With The Gemini 2 Duplicate Finder

Gemini 2

Who doesn’t have the issue of duplicate pictures on their computers?

After years these duplicate photos can eat away pretty much space on your hard disks. Macpaw’s Gemini 2 software might come to the rescue, and is currently discounted and selling at $20.48 for the subscription plan (reg. $29.25) and $46.14 for the one time purchase (reg $65.91). Limited time offer.

Other Macpaw software products are also discounted.

More featured photo apps are listed here.

More hand-picked deals:

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Authorised Canon retailer B&H Photo has discounted EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II bundles on offer for the holidays.

We offer 10% discount to subscriptions to Pixpa all-in-one platform for photographers.

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama.

Canon Europe stores have a cash back promotions going on:

Refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store (best deals to be found here)

Save $10 on Luminar 4 and/or Aurora HDR 2019 using our code “WATCH” at checkout.

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Nik Collection 2 Deal, Save 30% (on other DxO software too)

Nik Collection 2 Deal

Until 12/31/2019 you can 30% discount on this Nik Collection 2 deal, and on other DxO software products.

Click here to see Nik Collection 2 deal and other discounted DxO software products.

Nik Collection 2 deal description:

Access 55 high quality photographic filters to achieve incredible photographic results. Color Efex Pro is known for its power and versatility. Years of imaging research and development and feedback from customers worldwide have resulted in a powerful feature set with unmatched control. Perfectly suited for all styles of photography, each filter provides control to satisfy discerning photographers.

Dozens of visual presets as starting points. If you like what you see, you’re done. If you want to go further, use an extensive set of global controls such as brightness, contrast, saturation, structure, film types, toning, and much more to craft your image.

You’ll discover that although black and white photography is nearly 200 years old, Silver Efex Pro gives you the very best of that legacy in one easy-to-use tool plus new capabilities that make it possible to do more than ever before. What will you do with it?

The Complete Nik Collection 2 by DxO includes all of the latest award-winning plugin software titles for Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Lightroom® including: Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, Analog Efex Pro, HDR Efex Pro, Dfine, Sharpener Pro and DxO PhotoLab 2 Essential Edition. All products feature Nik Software’s patented U Point® technology, giving photographers the most powerful tools for precise and natural photographic enhancements and corrections without the need for complicated selections or layer masks.

Skylum Luminar 4 Will Be Released November 18, 2019

Skylum Luminar 4

Skylum announced the release date of Luminar 4.

Skylum Luminar 4 will be available to the masses on November 18, 2019. If you preorder now at $79 you get bonus one-year plan to SmugMug (worth US$180). Upgrading is $69. When released on November 18, the price will jump to US$89 new and US$79 for an upgrade.

Some of the AI powered features of Luminar 4 have been already been disclosed.

Skylum press release:

Image editing made extraordinarily fast through AI advancements in Luminar

Flagship software to bring innovative machine-learning tools and workflow to photographers as both a standalone application and plugin.

BELLEVUE, WA -October 15, 2019—Skylum is pleased to announce additional enhancements coming to Luminar 4 to be shipped on November 18, 2019. The release intends to change the way photographers approach photo editing, offering several tools informed by extensive machine-learning and a new streamlined interface to make photo editing more accessible than ever before.

Luminar 4 isn’t just another photo editor —it brings time-saving, creative photo processing to everyone in an easy-to-use approach. Skylum wants people to enjoy not only the taking of photos, but also the processing images which is typically where many photographers have the most frustration.

With Luminar 4, anyone can create a masterpiece.With a refreshed interface and workflow, Luminar 4 shifts from being a tool-based approach to one that is purpose-based. It shortens the learning process, helping any photographer experiment creatively and expand their vision. While the software incorporates complex tools, they’re completely customizable and easy to use, whether you’re a beginner or seasoned professional.

For example, in Luminar 4, photographers will experience the power of AI Sky Replacement —the first automated sky replacement tool in the market. AI Structure provides photographers with a tool to adjust fine details in their photographs, without destroying relevant subjects. Finally, tools like AI Skin Enhancer and Portrait Enhancer will take an everyday portrait and turn it into a masterpiece!

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