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ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom

ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom

Migrating your photos and settings from Lightroom to ON1 Photo RAW 2019 will soon be easier. The new version also features a new non­destructive workflow for layers. ON1 has…

A.I. Gigapixel receives update and new resizing models

A.I. Gigapixel receives update and new resizing models

The image resizer A.I. Gigapixel, from Topaz Labs, received a new update, featuring additional options for image enhancement, 3 sets of new Artificial Intelligence models and other features. With…

The incredible math behind A.I. Gigapixel

The incredible math behind A.I. Gigapixel

Launched recently, Topaz Labs A.I. Gigapixel promises to enlarge your images up to 600% with revolutionary A.I. sampling, but you should not bite off more than you can…

A.I. Gigapixel: enlarge images using artificial intelligence

A.I. Gigapixel: enlarge images using artificial intelligence

Topaz Labs has a new tool and is not a plugin or even a new feature for its Topaz Studio. A.I. Gigapixel is a stand-alone image resizer that…

Photo editors in 2018: the ongoing marketing battle for your desktop

Photo editors in 2018: the ongoing marketing battle for your desktop

Lightroom was once the reference in terms of a new generation of photo editors. Now that LR is “old” and trying to renew itself, the market is crowded with different…

PVC’s 2017 Black Friday deals: Day Three

PVC’s 2017 Black Friday deals: Day Three

We are aware that not all deals are viable everywhere, but due to the characteristics of modern day trade, it is possible to make Black Friday an international experience – which…

10 years of Lightroom and the alternatives available

10 years of Lightroom and the alternatives available

If you don’t need or don’t like Adobe Lightroom’s catalog, the universe of photo editors compatible with RAW is expanding, with new solutions available in different flavours…

Topaz Studio: a new photo editor for 2017

Topaz Studio: a new photo editor for 2017

Topaz Studio is now in open beta, available for Windows and Mac. The creators, Topaz Labs, want feedback from users, to help finish a program that offers the fundamental tools…

PVC’s guide to the BEST Black Friday deals

PVC’s guide to the BEST Black Friday deals

It’s that time of the year when Friday happens earlier. Mix turkey, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday and you have the right ingredients for a festive season. Now…

Affinity Photo offers 32-bit HDR panoramas

Affinity Photo offers 32-bit HDR panoramas

For less than $50 you get an excellent tool for panoramas. The bonus is the RAW editor that includes the panorama tool, and can, optionally stitch 32-bit HDR panoramas…

Real Photographs, Simple Workflow

Real Photographs, Simple Workflow

With a background in newspapers and editorial work, my photographs are documents, not works of art. This explains why they are, usually, quite simple to edit. I am not after…

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Topaz Impression 2 aims to relate its users to names as Monet, Van Gogh, and Cezanne, by giving them the tools to create different expressions of their photographs. But is…

Topaz Labs updates DeNoise software

Topaz Labs updates DeNoise software

Noise reduction software continues to be a photographer’s best friend, even now, when cameras support high ISOs. Or even more so, as there really are no free lunches.That…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 52

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 52

A digest of last week’s news is usually a selection of some of the news from a previous week, related to the worlds of photography and video, but…

Topaz Texture Effects: the texture factory

Topaz Texture Effects: the texture factory

If you’ve ever wondered how to get that beautiful textured effect on your images but do feel intimidated by the complex techniques used in some software, Topaz Texture Effects…