ON1 Photo RAW 2018 Available Today

Today, ON1, Inc. announced ON1 Photo RAW 2018 is officially available. Along with the essential tools and features needed in a photography workflow, ON1 Photo RAW 2018 includes key updates to the fast, non-destructive raw processing engine. Photographers now have an integrated tool with accelerated photo management, precise photo development, hundreds of customizable photo effects, fast and beautiful HDR, pano stitching, masking and blending adjustments, layers, and much more – in one app.

ON1 Photo Raw 2018

From the beginning the ON1 community has driven the development of ON1 Photo RAW based on what’s most important to them. Almost every feature and improvement made to … Read more

The New Luminar 2018 Takes on Adobe Lightroom

New Luminar 2018 delivers a breakthrough photo editing experience for photographers on Mac & Windows with new filters, tools, non-destructive editing, major speed boosts, and a digital asset management platform that will arrive in 2018.

San Diego, CA – November 1, 2017 — Macphun, the California-based software developer today announced Luminar 2018. New users will be able to purchase Luminar 2018 for $59, and current users of Luminar may upgrade at a special price of $39. Preorders start November 1 at www.macphun.com/luminar.

Luminar 2018 offers everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing, including new filters powered by artificial … Read more

Adobe Introduces Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018

The Adobe Elements team has just announced the release of Photoshop Elements 2018 & Premiere Elements 2018. No, I want to reassure you that you didn’t miss versions 16 and 17. Moving forward both apps will take on the upcoming year of their release in-lieu of a version number; hence, the transition from version 15 to Photoshop Elements 2018 and Premiere Elements 2018.

Okay, now that I’ve explained that, let’s get on to the good stuff. And while you’re reading this post, I don’t want you to think that these products are for the “pros”. However, they are definitely … Read more

The All-New Aurora HDR 2018

Co-developed with renowned HDR photographer Trey Ratcliff, new Aurora HDR 2018 is available for the first time for both Mac and Windows users. It introduces a completely new user interface and exciting new tools, plus brings speed improvements.

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Macphun Vice President Kevin La Rue says of Aurora HDR 2018, “The original Aurora HDR quickly became the industry standard for HDR photo editing on Mac and the new version is even more innovative and powerful than its predecessors. With Aurora HDR 2018, we’ve introduced the next generation of tone mapping for superior natural … Read more

Drone Users Will Love the Luminar Aerial Release

Today, August 23, 2017 Macphun is releasing a minor update to their All-in-One photo editing solution Luminar, that includes some enhancements designed for aerial photographers.

The new version of Luminar addresses some of the common challenges that aerial photographers face. These include being able to reduce noise, cropping to create a better composition, and adding Polarizing and Gradient filters to enhance sunsets and landscapes (just to name a few). Luminar takes often complicated post-processing work and makes enhancing photos simple and easy, all while offering creative inspiration through presets and unique filter effects.

This update will be available free … Read more

Aurora HDR 2018 for Mac and Windoews

Aurora HDR 2018 Is Coming To Macs And, Yes… Windows!

We are excited and proud to announce our latest iteration of our award winning HDR software, Aurora HDR 2018. Aurora HDR 2018 will be available for both the Mac and PC, which marks a first for Macphun.

Aurora HDR 2018 will be available for pre-order on September 12th, and released on September 28th.

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Macphun, the California-based developer known for making complex photo editing software simple and fun, today announced the release of Aurora HDR 2018, the one-stop solution for HDR … Read more

ON1 Announces Major Update to Their All-in-One Photo Editor

ON1 has announced a major update to ON1 Photo RAW in the form of ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5. The update to the all-in-one photo organizer, editor and RAW processor for macOS and Windows brings numerous new features to the application plus optimization to performance and the overall user experience. The major updates to ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5 include the following:

  • Lens Correction: A new Lens Correction pane has been added to ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5 and it will automatically detect lenses and apply corrections, including distortion, chromatic aberration and peripheral fall-off corrections.
  • Compare mode: The new compare mode allows
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Apple WWDC 2017: Major Updates for Photographers

Apple’s WWDC 2017 keynote just wrapped, where key executives Tim Cook, Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller took the stage to announce updates headed to MacBooks, iPads, Apple TV, and more.  The Apple WWDC 2017 keynote streamed live for just over 2 hours but that’s because Apple introduced a ton of new updates. Don’t worry, I’m not going to itemize each and every update announced in this post. I’ve carved it down to just the items that I think would be of interest to the photographers out there.

macOS High Sierra

First up, macOS High Sierra, the core of the macOS … Read more

MacPhun Aurora HDR 2017 Review

MacPhun Aurora HDR 2017 Review

If you’ve been admiring the stunning landscape and travel photography online, you’ve likely seen a lot of HDR without even knowing it. HDR photography has undergone something of a Renaissance. I’ve caught myself several times thinking, “How did they get that photo to look so brilliant?” And then, I realize that the photographer has processed the image, which appears natural, using the HDR technique.

I used to be a big fan of Photomatix to apply the HDR process to my images. I do still like Photomatix but I believe the current software leader in the field of HDR is Macphun’s Read more