Anyone tried Luminar 4 ? - Printable Version
+- Opticallimits (https://forum.opticallimits.com)
+-- Forum: General Talk (https://forum.opticallimits.com/forumdisplay.php?fid=3)
+--- Forum: Just Talk (https://forum.opticallimits.com/forumdisplay.php?fid=17)
+--- Thread: Anyone tried Luminar 4 ? (/showthread.php?tid=4577)
Anyone tried Luminar 4 ? - toni-a - 11-27-2019
On paper it seems to have some interesting features, and I am looking for an alternative to DXO who never lacks excuses to ask for more money
RE: Anyone tried Luminar 4 ? - am54 - 12-07-2019
I believe there is a 7 day free trial - just use it.
*AI features can make quick edits that will look pleasing to most audiences
*Includes a bunch of presets that you might actually use
*Good set of features like orton effect, skin smoothing, etc that normally require you to move into Photoshop
*AI filters can create some weird looking artifacts (obvious haloing, etc) sometimes, especially when turned all of the way up - nothing you can do to fix it.
*Slow. The software is quite sluggish even on very fast computers with SSDs.
*The bad handling of edges in the AI features doesn't give me much confidence for the rest of the functionality
*Apparently the app is not color managed. ON A PHOTO EDITING APP
RE: Anyone tried Luminar 4 ? - faint - 12-10-2019
If you don't want to pay a dime:
Both are quite good. I have used RawTherapee, it has a steep learning curve (at first), but has some tricks, including simulations. If you are using Sony or Fuji, have a look at CaptureOne Express instead.
RE: Anyone tried Luminar 4 ? - toni-a - 12-10-2019
(12-10-2019, 06:46 PM)faint Wrote: If you don't want to pay a dime:
Too bad both don't support EOS RP yet