Who is Luminar AI?

A More Natural Photo Editing Experience

Luminar AI is the ‘brand new’, or rather, evolutionary rendition of previous Luninar versions. It’s ‘brand new’, becuase it has been totally rebuilt form scratch. But this time with AI technology right at the core.

Now, for those of us who are already familiar with Luminar, will know that the app has been established on the idea of simplifying the photo-editing process. So that busy photographers and photo artist can more readily perform ‘edits’ without the tedious, but also unnecessary, steps typically involved.

As a creative photographer, I am sure there is nothing more frustrating than knowing what you want to achieve, but just because you do not know how to create layers, masks, and get those marching ant things to come up on you screen, you can’t make the changes yourself…

Or maybe, you do know how to perform all the above. But wow, it seems like such a long winded process that also distracts from actually being creative.

And it does this all without fully taking away the tools that users already know and use.

However, when you do make use of the AI powered tools, its like magic, you’ll be smitten by the intuitiveness.

Wanna edit just the lips?

Without the hoopla involved with traditional photo-editing, Luminar AI will allow you to focus on specific areas of your photographs and edit, without physically masking items yourself. I said it was kinda like magic! But, let me explain. It’s not that there is no need for masking and the other fiddly bits, it’s just that you don’t have to do it yourself.

More photo editing magic

Anyway, other ‘magical’ features that will have you impressed include, how Luminar AI deals with replacing sky backgrounds. And then, allows you to further enhance the overall look and feel of your image based on the characteristics of the sky you have chosen.

More time to explore

The most noticeable thing about the new Luminar AI, compared to conventional photo editors, is the lack of steps required to perform an action… ”

Whilst this is notably true, this not to say that you’ll necessarily spend less time editing your photos. In fact, you’ll just have more time for exploring and being creative. What more can you ask for?

At the time of writing Luminar AI is unavailable to the public. So watch this space for new information, subscribe or discover more unsual content at softwarefolder.design

Where does Bacon grow?

Big Chick, Green Eyes
Big Chick, Green Eyes

Rural Lifestyle?

I had heard long ago,  there would be a time that when asking a teenager the origins of food such as say bacon – the majority of them would have no idea that bacon is in fact cured pig meat. I am hearing this story again, today…

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If only Bacon grew on trees

I also heard of meat being grown in a laboratory using stem cell technology, which kind of perpetuates the predictions that a large population of the generations born after around, let’s say, the year 2005 will have no clue where most of their food comes from.

Two-in-one horsey?
Two-in-one horsey?

And then you have this situation in the UK where traces of horse meat were found in foods claiming to be beef. Yet another reason why the new generations may lose touch with the origins of the food they eat.

Ironically, Findus or Find Us, just so happened to be one of the brands said to be affected by the horse meat scandal and going the ‘whole hog’ by containing 100% horse meat in some of their beef packaged products. All puns intended ( give me a break I am trying to be funny).

Now, did you know for some people and in certain parts of the world horse meat is a delicacy? So consider yourself getting more than value for your money when you next buy a ‘Find Us’ Lasagne. But that’s not the point really, is it?

People just don’t like being told things contrary to the truth or actuality. I mean sure, if we wanted to eat horse meat today, we’d bloody well go out looking for a can of horse meat…

So now think about all those Hot Dogs you’ve been cheated out of in the past.

(looking back, not sure why I wrote this. “inner monologue”)

Bird in My Room

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There was a bird in my room, literally trying to go through the glass window.

– Look see for yourself…

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Then it started making these symbolic gestures…
( hey haven’t I written this somewhere else already?)

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Alas, tired from its antics the yellow breasted bird finally allows me to take a shot.

Can anyone tell what’s the name of this bird ?

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