IMAGE CREATION, MANIPULATION & EDUCATION

Topaz Collection & Studio Go Pro Pack @ 75% off

Save 75% off the Topaz Plug-in Collection or Topaz Studio Go Pro Pack. General info: From November 21st through November 28th, Topaz is offering 75% off of all of their traditional plugins in the full Topaz Plugin Collection or the newest technology in Topaz Studio with the Topaz Studio Go Pro Pack. The plugin Collection includes 17 Topaz Read more about Topaz Collection & Studio Go Pro Pack @ 75% off[…]

Ending shortly: Luminar 2018 pre-order discount

Now available for both Mac and Windows, Luminar 2018 is currently being offered for pre-order at $10 off and includes a pack of bonuses as follows: Nicolesy Parchment Presets, Cinematic LUT Pack and SmugMug membership. Here’s a screenshot using one of my own New York City photos, with effects added (before-and after split): Besides offering Read more about Ending shortly: Luminar 2018 pre-order discount[…]

Photolemur 2.2 Spectre pre-release special (Win/Mac)

Photolemur has got to be THE easiest way to enhance your troublesome photos! Below I will show you some examples of some non-DSLR images being greatly improved with no intervention on my part. But first, the new 2.2 version for both Windows and Mac is now available for pre-order, as follows: Discounted Pre-Order Pricing: Photolemur Read more about Photolemur 2.2 Spectre pre-release special (Win/Mac)[…]

IT’S HERE! ON1 Photo RAW 2018 just released

Today ON1 released the new Photo RAW 2018, which you can download for free and use for 30 days and/or order now. I just got the Gold Master to work with and created the sample image below (sourced from an iPhone photo!). I’ll have a more detailed review up soon, as part of the Standalone Read more about IT’S HERE! ON1 Photo RAW 2018 just released[…]

Stand alone! No host, no subscription (part 2a)

The next standalone image organizer/editor/RAW processor/effects app we will be looking at soon is the upcoming ON1 Photo RAW 2018. In the meantime, be sure to grab your free copy of the public beta and start getting familiar with it. Thanks for reading! Please check out the main Plugs ‘n Pixels website.

Stand alone! No host, no subscription (part 1)

Those of you who are Lightroom users just got another reminder that major developers are moving more of their apps’ functionality to the cloud (paired with subscription services), and many don’t like that for various reasons. Smaller developers have been bucking that trend, freeing their offerings from the Adobe gorilla and still offering you software Read more about Stand alone! No host, no subscription (part 1)[…]

Topaz big fall promos have begun (25% off)

Beginning October 17 and running through the 30th, Topaz is offering 25% off individual products (plugins or adjustments) in either the Studio or Topaz Plugins store with coupon code “Fall25”. This coupon can be applied in the cart or at checkout, however adding a Pro Pack or complete Collection will remove the coupon. Those are already Read more about Topaz big fall promos have begun (25% off)[…]

Sticky Flypaper texture overlays for your images

Have you discovered the joy of adding texture overlays to your images? Textures are a quick and easy way to completely change the mood of a scene or to create instant artwork. As a special bonus you can even use them on their own as artistic backgrounds. Jill and Paul over at Flypaper Textures have Read more about Sticky Flypaper texture overlays for your images[…]

FREE ON1 Photo RAW 2018 beta just released

Download the beta, just released! Overview of What’s New in the Photo RAW 2018: – HDR Merge – Panorama Merge – Masking Improvements – New “Versions” – Updated UI – Improved Local Adjustments – Folders Groups – Additional Camera & Lens Support – Important Bug Fixes Important — Keep in mind, this is a pre-release Read more about FREE ON1 Photo RAW 2018 beta just released[…]