So what’s wrong with Lightroom?
Lightroom is probably the automatic go-to program for enthusiasts and experts looking for an all-in-one photo organising and editing program, but it’s not necessarily the best and it’s not popular with everyone, so many will be looking for Lightroom alternatives.
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The Alien Skin Exposure X4.5 update has brought support for LUTs and new Haze and Lens Flare updates, adding to its already impressive list of features. Exposure X4.5 is a powerful, effective and engaging all-in-one photo browsing, organising and editing tool that can product hauntingly beautiful analog-inspired images. It can help recapture the emotion in photography that’s so easily lost in a world of histograms, megapixels and lab charts.
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Verdict: 5 stars ★★★★★ Exposure X3 is a great all-in-one image browsing, editing and enhancement tool. Its strong points are a no-nonsense workspace and a large library of preset image styles and treatments which reflect old-style analog photography as well … Continue reading Alien Skin Exposure X3 Complete Workflow Update review
One of the reasons I rate image effects programs so highly compared to traditional image editors is the way they open your eyes to effects you wouldn’t have thought of. Like applying the Lith Border effect in Alien Skin Exposure … Continue reading Try a black and white high contrast Lith effect
If you organise your photos by folders and find this perfectly satisfactory, then you can use any number of different programs to keep your images organised. Adobe Bridge is a good starting point as an image browser if you already … Continue reading Best image browser and cataloguing software
Alien Skin software is running a four-day summer sale from July 20 to July 24, with an impressive 40% savings on products bought from the Alien Skin online store. This includes Exposure X2, one of my favourite Photoshop alternatives, recently … Continue reading Alien Skin to offer 40% off for a limited time only
Google has decided it will no longer develop the Google Nik Collection, so what do we all do when it’s gone? Here are five Nik Collection alternatives that could fill the void. Alien Skin Exposure X2 Once a film simulation … Continue reading Top 5 Google Nik Collection alternatives
Alien Skin Exposure started out a long time ago as a plug-in for simulating the look of classic fashioned films and processing techniques, but it’s evolved into something a whole lot more. It still has a large library of film … Continue reading Alien Skin Exposure X2 review
Verdict: Exposure X can create some beautiful analog effects and with a good deal of control and subtlety, and the addition of standalone operation, photo management and non-destructive editing elevate this program into a full-power editor. It’s not cheap, though, and the browsing tools, … Continue reading Alien Skin Exposure X review