Luminar 4 is a strong contender in the plugin suite category. I consider it to be in the same general category as Topaz Studio 2, Nik Collection 3 and On1. In this Luminar 4 review you'll see how it stacks up. Luminar 4 boasts some really unique features like AI Sky Replacement, AI Sky Enhancement and AI Portrait Enhancement. I found that Luminar 4 performs these tasks with … [Read more...] about Luminar 4 Review: Does AI really work?
Premium Photoshop Plugins
Below are all our reviews of premium Photoshop plugins. Unlike their free counterparts, these plugins must be purchased. Read our reviews to find out if it's worth spending money on them.
Photoshop Actions are a great way to save time when you want to repeat a multi-step process over and over again. However, don't limit yourself to making your own actions when you can also install actions like the ones in this Photoshop Actions Bundle by Contrastly. In this review I'll have a look at the bundle of actions available on the Contrastly Shop. It includes 183 … [Read more...] about Review: Photoshop Actions Bundle by Contrastly
In this ParticleShop review we'll look at some example uses, and dive into the various settings and brush collections available. Review Update, August 4, 2020: I have reduced the score in two categories which has brought down the overall score of ParticleShop significantly. Corel's pushy sales tactics after purchasing and installing ParticleShop is the primary reason for the … [Read more...] about ParticleShop Review: Creative and unique brush collection
If you're an avid Photoshop brush user, you know that organizing them can quickly become quite messy. Our BrushBox review will go through the setup and usage of this cool Photoshop plugin. Full BrushBox review: I did experience a few bumps while writing this BrushBox review. Fortunately, once it's all set up, it's smooth sailing. You'll get a free Gumroad account … [Read more...] about BrushBox Review: Intuitive brush management plugin
Let's face it, Photoshop has come a LONG way with their masking tools over the past two years. In this review we're going to compare Topaz Mask AI, with Photoshop's Select and Mask. Topaz Mask uses a trimap system to help their AI compute a mask. Photoshop artists who are not be skilled at using Photoshop's onboard masking tools may find this appealing. Unfortunately it … [Read more...] about Topaz Mask AI Review: Disappointing masking tool