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Whispers of the Sea: Elevating Your Art with Ocean Wave Photography | Blog

Surf photography is an art that combines the thrill of the ocean with the technical artistry of capturing the perfect shot.

@seb.picaud, a renowned surf photographer, recently shared invaluable insights into the craft. Let's dive into his six-step guide and explore how Luminar Neo can complement your surf photography.

Seb Picaud's guide emphasizes the fusion of technical settings and artistic vision. Follow the steps below:

The first step is choosing the right gear and camera settings for dyn

How Editing Landscape Photos Can Help To Enhance Breathtaking Views | Blog

Cuma Cevik's approach illuminates the importance of understanding each element within an image. It's not just about enhancing colors but conveying a mood, highlighting details and shaping the narrative of the landscape.

That's why Luminar Neo and @cumacevikphoto recently came together to share a comprehensive 10-step color grading guide to enhance your editing style and craft stunning landscapes.

Let's unravel the magic behind the editing process.

When playing with light, it's not just abou

Learn How To See Beyond The Horizon With Essential Astrophotography Basics | Blog

Astrophotography allows photographers to turn the night sky into a canvas of stars.

@mihailvminkov, astrophotographer extraordinaire, recently shared six essential tips to bring forth the magic of celestial bodies. Let's explore these tips and how Luminar Neo can enhance your journey to capture the stars.

@mihailvminkov's approach involves storytelling through stars. The key is to find narrative elements in the foreground — be it a silhouetted tree, a majestic building or a winding path — to c

The Hero Shot Campaign - Embrace the Journey

Every great journey begins with embracing the unknown. Each photograph tells a story that immortalizes a single moment of an experience that extends beyond the image. The “Hero Shot” campaign is for all the photographers, travelers, artists, and creators in pursuit of that elusive perfect shot - the Hero Shot. It’s about the story of adventure behind each photo you capture. Because photography is about more than getting the perfect shot; it's about the experiences, struggles, and achievements th

Luminar Neo Partners With FUJIFILM North America Corporation to Host 50 Free Photo Walks Nationwide

Starting March 2024, pre-registered participants will embark on walking adventures led by a local photography expert to explore their city's local streets, parks, and hidden corners, all while creating urban, landscape, and portrait photography.

As part of the guided photo walk experience, while on the photo walk, participants will also have the opportunity to try out Fujifilm’s latest innovative cameras and lenses. They’ll also have the chance to interact with Luminar Neo and Fujifilm personne

Streamlining Luminar Neo Offering in 2024

To achieve this, we are simplifying our offering by focusing on the Pro subscription, providing worry-free access to every new feature and update release. As part of this transition, we will stop offering add-on purchase options such as separate Extensions and Extensions Packs from December 26th, 2023, and the 2023/24 Creative Journey Pass from January 5th, 2024. Please note that we will continue offering Lifetime support and updates to those customers who are not willing to switch to the Subscr

Skylum Announces Exciting New Destinations for Luminar Adventures, Featuring Extraordinary Photography Excursions

The Luminar Adventures tour will feature the following awe-inspiring destinations:

Madeira — May 20 - 27, 2024 The Azores — May 27 - June 1, 2024 Greenland — August 12-17, 2024 Iceland — August 17 - 23, 2024 Japan — November 10 - 18, 2024 Antarctica — February 20 - March 3, 2025

From the lush, dramatic coastlines of Madeira and the Azores to the enchanted waterfalls and volcanic lakes of Iceland. From the expansive glaciers of Greenland to the stunning autumn tableau beneath Mount Fuji. Unto


Skylum, a leading innovator in photo editing software and the company behind the award-winning program Luminar Neo, announces the launch of its first-ever generative AI technologies within the platform - GenErase, GenExpand, and GenSwap. Luminar Neo is one of the first photo editors on the market to introduce generative technology with a Stable Diffusion model. The new AI-powered tools streamline photographers' editing challenges and empower them to create beautiful imagery by easily removing un

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Prize money check: These photo competitions are most worthwhile for professionals and amateurs alike

In April this year, the World Press Photo Foundation committee announced the 24 winners of what is probably the world's most famous photo competition. In this competition, professional photojournalists make a significant contribution to political and cultural discourse with their pictures. In many other international competitions, amateurs are also allowed to submit their contributions to (political) issues. Skylum, a leading manufacturer of AI-based image editing software such as Luminar Neo, c


As one of the first movers in this domain, Skylum is determined to lead the way toward a future where AI-assistive photo editing becomes second nature, saving photographers precious time previously spent on mundane tasks that can now be dedicated to exploring the world and their creativity. The profound impact that AI has already had on all creatives is undeniable, and we are proud to be at the forefront of this transformative shift, with a firm belief that AI should always serve photographers,

Redefining the Art of Panoramic Photography with Luminar Neo’s Newest Extension

The Panorama Stitching Extension allows photographers to create sweeping panoramic photos with unparalleled versatility by introducing four distinct creation methods:
• None Pano stitching: Effortlessly stitch RAW or JPEG files to create seamless panoramic photos that convey the grandeur of vast landscape and cityscape scenes.
• None HDR Panorama: Easily overcome the challenges of creating panoramic photos under dynamic lighting conditions with HDR Panorama. Combine multiple exposure and pano br