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Capture One 20 Released

Capture One 20 Released

Capture One 20, the newest version of the photo editing and organization software, has released today. Adopting a new, year-based naming convention, Capture One 20 boasts a number of improved features from Capture One 12, centering around refining the user experience.

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Check Out These Photography Sales From Black Friday Through Cyber Monday

Check Out These Photography Sales From Black Friday Through Cyber Monday

A huge selection of great sales are happening over the weekend from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. Here are some that we thought could be useful for you.

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Is JPEG Dead?

Is JPEG Dead?

We’ve had a great run together, and you served us well, but the time has come that we move on. You didn’t do anything wrong, even though others preached that we, photographers, should always use raw instead of you, JPEG. Those who preached only raw and nothing but raw didn’t understand how you, JPEG, were needed and helped digital photography to explode. Yet all good things must come to an end.

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2019 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

2019 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

We at Fstoppers do our best to keep the photography community informed of noteworthy holiday deals. Since Black Friday week is here, we wanted to let you know about some deals we’ve heard of from various photography and video companies. Some of these deals are only available for a very limited timeframe, so if there’s something that piques your interest, make sure to act on it now!

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Recovering Noisy and Blurry, Out of Focus Photos Is Possible

Recovering Noisy and Blurry, Out of Focus Photos Is Possible

Topaz Labs software has more recently been talk of the town in the wildlife photography community, and for good reason. Just like the needs for wildlife gear can get extreme with the 500mm and 600mm uber-expensive lenses and hyper-fast cameras, the demands for software that can squeeze every bit of fine feather or fur detail out of images is equally desired. Many people, myself included, have now been turned onto Topaz DeNoise AI and Sharpen AI to achieve this.

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What Will Adobe Release Next?

What Will Adobe Release Next?

As photographers and video creators we use post-production and editing applications like Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro. During Adobe Max this year, they gave us a sneak peak of what’s coming, and these videos will show you what to expect.

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Trying An App for Connecting Your Sony Alpha Camera to Your Smartphone

Trying An App for Connecting Your Sony Alpha Camera to Your Smartphone

For people that want to connect their cameras to their smartphones for control it can be a nasty bug ridden adventure. If you look at apps designed to connect for Nikon, Canon, and Sony cameras you’ll see reviews that go from faint praise to horrible.

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12 Weeks of Christmas: 7 of the Best Voice Assistant Commands

12 Weeks of Christmas: 7 of the Best Voice Assistant Commands

Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and Assistant are here to help, and that has led to a home invasion not seen since the Body Snatchers first lifted B-rate movies in 1956. Voice control is here to stay, so how can photographers make use of it? Here are seven of the best queries.

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Crop Your Way to Stronger Compositions With These Photo Editing Tips

Crop Your Way to Stronger Compositions With These Photo Editing Tips

Sometimes, the smallest adjustment to a crop can make your photo much more effective. Check out this video for some tips from someone who consistently puts out jaw-dropping landscape imagery.

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Recover Photos From Damaged Memory Cards for Free: Fstoppers Reviews PhotoRec

Recover Photos From Damaged Memory Cards for Free: Fstoppers Reviews PhotoRec

Few things are more terrifying than a corrupted or accidentally formatted memory card. When that recently happened to me, I hastily hopped on the Internet to find memory card recovery software. After several hours of searching, I came across an obscure but free tool, and a few hours later, all my images and videos were safely and securely transferred to my hard drive.

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A Review of the AI Sky Replacement in Luminar 4

A Review of the AI Sky Replacement in Luminar 4

Replacing the sky in a landscape or outdoor portrait can be both a difficult and very tedious process. Skylum is preparing Luminar 4 for release this fall, and the marquee feature is its automated sky replacement that can allow photographers to quickly replace a sky in a convincing fashion. Is it the groundbreaking feature it has the potential to be? This great video review answers just that question.

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Why I Use Chromecast to View My Photos on Every TV

Why I Use Chromecast to View My Photos on Every TV

If your television has an HDMI port and the abode sports WiFi, I suggest getting a Chromecast and using Google Photos as a modern-day picture frame.

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Maybe You Should Be Using Lightroom For That

Maybe You Should Be Using Lightroom For That

Lightroom isn’t a perfect tool. However, for some users, it is a perfect fit. If you are just getting into editing tools, left Lightroom during the change to Adobe Cloud, or practice photography professionally, there’s a number of reasons Lightroom might be a perfect fit for you.

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Alien Skin Exposure Announce Major Re-branding

Alien Skin Exposure Announce Major Re-branding

On August 29th, photo editing software company, Alien Skin Exposure, announced a major rebranding initiative. The company is now named Exposure Software, and, naturally, has a new logo plus a new website URL reflecting their major focus on Exposure — the company’s creative photo editing product.

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An Edgy, Cinematic Look With ON1 Photo RAW

An Edgy, Cinematic Look With ON1 Photo RAW

Are you exploring ON1 Photo RAW, and looking to get the most out of all its presets and capabilities? Here, learn how to conjure a desaturated, post-modern look using the software.

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Fstoppers Reviews the NBP Freqsep Control 2.1 Plugin Update

Fstoppers Reviews the NBP Freqsep Control 2.1 Plugin Update

As always, I get comfortable in my workflow then something new comes along that I didn’t know I needed. This can of course be a good thing as long as we aren’t closed minded to change. Today I’m going over an awesome new feature of the new NBP Freqsep Control update version 2.1.

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