Luminar for Beginners

Author: EmilyiPhotography Tutor

Luminar is a fantastic piece of photo editing software for both PC and Mac. Unlike Adobe Lightroom, where you have to pay a monthly subscription, with Luminar you can pay a one-off payment and own it for life!

Luminar is powerful, beginner-friendly, and very affordable. And even better, iPhotography students have their very own discount code. Click here and enter ‘iPhotography’ in the check out for a saving on your Luminar 4 software.

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What is Luminar?

Luminar for beginners is user-friendly, but it’s also powerful enough for professionals too.

You can import single images, or larger projects, very easily using the Library function.

One of the best features in Luminar is “AI Sky Replacement”. With one click of a button, you can replace a boring sky in your image with a more dramatic one! No fiddly editing required!

There’s something for everyone in Luminar. Whether you just want to learn how to edit your photographs, remove blemishes from portraits, or liven up your landscapes, Luminar has you covered.

Below is a introduction video, showcasing four of the best features in Luminar. We also have an exclusive iPhotography “Luminar for Beginners” course, so if you’d like to learn more definitely check it out.

Credit: Emily – iPhotography Tutor

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The other challenge when shooting through glass is the tinting. Unfortunately, architects and designers didn’t think about us photographers when creating these skyscrapers.

Their windows are invariably tinted in some way to help with heating.

This means that some of your photos may have a green/grey tint to them.

It’s not the biggest issue as you can rebalance this tint in editing with the ‘tint’ slider for example.