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Skylum Shows Off Content-Aware ‘AI Structure’ Tool Coming to Luminar 4 – Photography Article

After announcing the development of Lumiar 4 and teasing its intelligent sky replacement tech, Skylum is keeping the AI train rolling by debuting a new content-aware feature: AI Structure. AI Structure boosts details and increases local contrast in your images, applying the edit intelligently so skin isn’t overly sharpened, and you’re less likely to get noise or halos. It’s like using a combination of the Clarity and Texture sliders in Adobe Lightroom, but without the need to paint in the…

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See Luminar’s AI-Powered Sky Replacement Feature in Action – Photography Article

When Skylum releases Luminar 4 in the fall, one of its main features will be a new AI-powered sky replacement tool that intelligently masks a new sky into your photos. We already reported on the upcoming feature, but now Skylum has released a sneak peek of the tool in action. The initial announcement came with still photos, and while the results looked pretty impressive, there’s no way to know for sure that they were one-click creations as Skylum promised. This…

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Skylum Announces Luminar 4 with AI-Powered Automatic Sky Replacement – Photography Article

Skylum has officially announced the upcoming release of Luminar 4—the next generation of their increasingly popular photo editor—by showing off a new AI-powered editing tool that will be available only to Luminar 4 users: AI Sky Replacement. Skylum claims Luminar 4 will be the first photo editor to have a fully automated Sky Replacement tool—and when they say fully-automated, they’re not joking. This tool doesn’t just automatically mask out your sky and drop in a new one, it reportedly goes…

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Fixing the Flat Light of a Midday Drone Photo – Aerial Photography Article

While driving across North America in the pickup truck full of drones, my partner Stacy Garlington and I remind ourselves that the journey is more important than the destination. We drive from city to city not to not simply to waste fuel, but to share our passion for drone photography with others. On the road, we use Google Maps to filter out the interstate highways. This forces us to travel the country roads and Main Streets of yesteryear. Creating drone…

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Drone Photography: Some Like it RAW – Aerial Photography Article

With our aerial DJI drone cameras, we all have the choice to capture either JPEG or RAW photograph files. Each format serves its own purpose, but there are vast differences. A realtor, home inspector or hobby pilot may prefer JPEG files to save time and end up with a tidy, smart looking image straight out of the camera. My choice is to shoot RAW because I intend to spend time processing every selected image. In my opinion, it is crucial…

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