Free Download: Affinity Photo Keyboard Shortcuts (Simple List)

Affinity Photo is award winning photo editing software available as a one time purchase, rather than the subscription model offered by Adobe if you want to use Photoshop. Not only does it have power that rivals Photoshop, but it’s also able to work with PSD files, so you need not worry about collaborating with people who use the Adobe suite.

Disk Drill Review – Recover Lost and Deleted Photos

Accidents happen, and unfortunately the vast majority of people don’t have a safe photo backup strategy like mine. If you do find yourself in a situation where you’ve lost some photos or other files, you have a couple of options: Firstly, if it’s a hardware failure such as a dead disc platter, you’re only option is to send it in to a data recovery specialist and pay a large amount of money. If your disk or memory card won’t even mount to your computer, or it is making a catastrophic noise, this is really your only option and there’s no …

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A Roundup of the Best Digital Asset Management Software

Digital Asset Management (DAM) can be defined as highly efficient software that organises and process files whilst advocating collaboration and file sharing of your digital assets. These assets could be documents, photos or videos (amongst many other file types). Whilst it might seem easy at first to create new folders in ‘My Documents’, the more projects you create the harder it is to access and remember where they’re all stored and sorted. This is where DAM can make a huge difference to how you organise your assets to increase work productivity DAM is also important for file safety, security and …

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How to Correctly Open RAW Files in Luminar from Lightroom Classic

Another quick Luminar tutorial for you guys today, and this time we’re looking at how to open RAW files. Just like Lightroom, Luminar is a fully fledged RAW photo editor but unless you open the RAW files directly into Luminar from your file browser, it can be a little confusing. If you don’t do things quite right you might end up editing a converted TIFF of your image, instead of the original RAW file. This would definitely degrade the final image quality and you wouldn’t be pulling all of the available dynamic range out of the RAW file. Luminar RAW …

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Think Twice Before Buying Capture One Pro 11

UPDATE: At Photokina 2018, Phase One announced that it would now support the RAW files from the Fuji medium format system. I’m super excited about this because this is a much more forward thinking attitude, and it also shows that Phase One are listening to consumers. I know many people were pretty pissed at me for writing this original article, but I’m glad that I did. I wasn’t the only one that spoke up about this, and collectively I do think we made a difference in this instance. Thank you Phase One!! I now look forward to getting my hands …

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