Want to improve the quality of your favorite pictures? This is not as difficult as it may seem at first. Digital photo processing is quite real and without help. You just need to have the right photo editing software at hand. In this review, we will introduce you to an effective program "Luminar". We will tell you how to process a photo professionally, without having special skills.

Large Arsenal of features

"Luminar" offers users an Arsenal of opportunities to work with images. The utility supports many popular formats, including PNG, GIF, TIFF, RAW. Luminar has about 60 powerful one-click presets to quickly enhance your images including photo restoration, retouching images, adding effects, noise reduction. Also, you may easily shake your images through 50 presented filters to get rid of even slightest defects and resize images if needed. Find more tips and features in the tutorials.

Professional photo processing

The program has a clear interface and will not cause difficulties in mastering even for beginners. If you have any questions about the use of a particular function, you can ask for help online tutorial or technical support. More information about the program can be found on the official website of the product: skylum.com.

Effects for every taste

Professional processing of wedding photos often includes the addition of a variety of special effects that can transform the picture or improve its quality. "Luminar" is equipped with a vast catalog of effects for every taste from simple to the most unusual.

All effects of the utility are divided by themes: basic, composite, natural, optical, etc. The basic effects are used to change parameters like contrast or brightness. HDR photo effect allows you to transform even the dullest pic into a magnificent  shot. Stylization will transform a photo into a pencil drawing, an ancient engraving or a book illustration. Very original look natural effects-rain, stars, night lights, snow, lightning, etc.

One or another effect can be previewed in action, and then apply.

Quick Photo editing

Quality retouching in a couple of clicks

Artistic processing of photos is not only the imposition of effects but also high-quality retouching and of the image. The editor I am talking about in this review contains a lot of processing filters. They allow users to change anything in a photo in just a few minutes. 

For example, you need to crop a particular photo use the crop function. And if the photo appeared "red eyes" from the flash, then eliminate them will help the same filter. Noticed on the skin irregularities, pimples, and other defects? It's no problem for Luminar at all. Any defects will be eliminated just in one click.


You can also take a photo in black and white, remove noise from it, or blur the background. If you are working with a large number of photos, use the batch photo processing feature.

At the end of the review, we note that "Luminar" is perfect for all photography lovers. It does not matter whether you know how to handle or not the program will facilitate your work and make it fun.

Published by Scott Ragin