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[…]

Topaz Detail added to Studio; save 25%

Topaz Detail is the next plugin to be added into the Topaz Studio platform. There is a 25% off sale going on through 10/19. Topaz Detail is designed to give you crystal-clear sharpness from real image details. Sharpness is the first thing you experience in a photo. And when you see an image where it’s Read more about Topaz Detail added to Studio; save 25%[…]

Plugs ‘n Pixels timely updates

Here’s the latest: Aurora 2018 (for editing HDR images) has just been released for Mac AND NOW WINDOWS! Please note that tutorials and presets are also available. TODAY is the last day to save $40 off of Topaz Impression. Finally, I had hoped to engage my blog readers via Comments but I quickly learned the Read more about Plugs ‘n Pixels timely updates[…]

I still can’t paint, but I can use DAP in Windows

In my last post I showed some examples of turning your photos into artwork using Topaz Impression, which is a cross-platform solution. Today I will show you something for Windows-only (unless you run a virtual machine on your Mac or use a Hackintosh, and I do both 😉 ): Dynamic Auto Painter (DAP). I don’t have Read more about I still can’t paint, but I can use DAP in Windows[…]

I love art, but I can’t paint: Solution!

I’ve been a photographer for decades but never an artist. But I think even if I could paint, I wouldn’t have the patience… So the perfect solution is to transform my photos into artwork! There are several software titles that do this, and one of my favorite is Topaz Impression, which is now included in Read more about I love art, but I can’t paint: Solution![…]

The latest from ON1: Resize 2017 (discounted)

ON1 Resize 2017 is available now, with a $20 off deal available through the end of September 2017. An Organizer (Browse module) and Resize module combine into this version, ON1 Resize 2017. Based on Genuine Fractals technology – patented, fractal-based interpolation algorithms that quickly enlarge your images without loss of sharpness or detail, ON1 Resize Read more about The latest from ON1: Resize 2017 (discounted)[…]

Today’s artsy: Flying Pig Lounge

This has got to be my favorite doorway, the lounge entrance at a Lucille’s steakhouse here in SoCal. Ironically, I’ve never used this door, but have been in the main entrance (100′ ft. 7″ to the south, as it says). I captured this image with an iPhone and followed it with some post processing using Read more about Today’s artsy: Flying Pig Lounge[…]

Topaz Clarity news: Included in Topaz Studio, discounted

Topaz Clarity is now a part of Topaz Studio! To celebrate, Topaz is giving a 30% discount on the Clarity Pack in the Topaz Studio Store, priced at just $34.99 through September 12th, 2017. No coupon code is needed (the price is automatically discounted in the store). With improvements to the Precision Contrast and HSL Read more about Topaz Clarity news: Included in Topaz Studio, discounted[…]