New: Luminar 4 Photo Editor

Currently available to pre-order at a discount, Luminar 4 is designed to elevate photo editing to new heights. Revolutionary tools and AI technologies open breathtaking potential for your creativity. The pre-order sale (with a bonus) is ending soon if you want to check it out. Found here: Luminar 4 Photo Editor Pre-Order Sale

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New: Luminar 4 (See How it Works)

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.

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Portrait Bokeh Editing in Luminar (see how it works)

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.

“Luminar 4 will be our biggest release yet,” said Alex Tsepko, CEO of Skylum. “The changes we’ve made to the interface and workflow will make the photo editing process faster, and open up new possibilities to photographers everywhere. With new tools fueled by machine-learning, AI Sky Replacement, we make photo editing more accessible and approachable than ever before, Tsepko concluded, “Photographers no longer have to think about the ‘how do I do this?,’ instead they can focus solely on their creativity and lasting results.”

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AI Portrait Tools in Luminar 4

Filters get changed to Tools in Luminar 4

Luminar 4 is the biggest update in the program’s history. Based on user feedback and data that the company has studied, the software has received significant improvements and refinements.

In Luminar 4, filters are now called “tools,” making for a simpler understanding of the software. These have been organized into six tabs for their intended purpose, making it easy for users to locate and understand what they do:

  • Tools: Basic tools to work with, including Crop, Transform and Erase.
  • Essentials: Everything necessary for basic Color and Tone Correction.
  • Creative: Photo processing tools that allow photographers to take their photos to the next level, including AI Sky Replacement.
  • Portrait: Tools oriented for processing portraits, including AI Skin Enhancer and Portrait Enhancer.
  • Pro: Sophisticated tools for professional photo processing.
  • Deprecated: Tools left for compatibility of presets that have been created within earlier versions of Luminar.. These tools are no longer relevant due to new technologies in Luminar 4 and will be removed in future versions.

Also, some general interface improvements have been made. These include enlarged fonts, increased spacing between elements to improve readability, increased availability of basic functional elements, enlarged sliders and better optimized contrast of interface elements.

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Working on a Cityscape in Luminar 4

Luminar 4 can adapt to any workflow

While Luminar 4 will be available as a standalone application, it will also shine as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic and Photoshop Elements, as well as Apple Photos for macOS and Aperture. By offering users a variety of ways to edit their photos, Luminar 4 will be accessible and fit into any photographers’ workflow!

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Portrait Bokeh Editing in Luminar (see how it works)

Pricing and Availability:

Luminar 4 is set to be released on November 18, 2019.

Pre-orders include a bonus one-year plan to SmugMug (worth $180) and costs $79//€79/£72 for a new purchase and $69/€69/£64 for an upgrade. When released on November 18, the price will jump to $89/€89/£81 new and $69/€69/£64 for an upgrade.

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