Nowadays, photographers rely on filters to add
color saturation and contrast to brown, orange and red subjects during the
editing phase without having to worry about how it will affect the other
colors. Not only is it an essential tool for when you need to compensate for
lost colors, but it also enables you to create dramatic stylistic chances and
The advantages of Luminar
Fast results without the learning curve
Creating images that truly reflect the array
of beautiful colors is a complicated and time-consuming process. Though, with
Luminar, you can still get high-quality portraits and landscape shots without
all the planning. The software will take into account sunlight and shadows to
create realistic pictures.
Subtle color corrections
Luminar makes it easy to adjust only the tones
that need extra attention. With the help of the HSL filter, you can modify the
luminance, hue and saturation of individual colors. This means that your
landscape shots will boast much more realistic colors.
What tools does Luminar offer?
It doesn’t matter the size of the details you
want to sharpen, Luminar’s standard controls can get the job done. Its
easy-to-use sliders can effectively set the sharpness of small, medium-sized
and large details. To reveal details only in specific areas, apply the Details
Masking, while the Sharpening Masking will let you increase or decrease the
zone of the details that need to be amplified.
With its advanced controls, you can dial in the
right amount of green to modify the hue of your foliage. Alternatively, you can
use its Foliage Enhancer that is part of its standard controls to enhance the
color of the greenery and foliage automatically for more natural-looking, vivid
Here you will find your most important
controls. From adjusting the brightness of your photo’s highlights to
fine-tuning the contrast, the Light Tool comes with all the standard controls
that you need to adjust the tone and color, setting the stage for all other
adjustments. What sets the Light Tool apart is that the abilities of the Smart
Contrast feature will limit the shifts in color to prevent finer details from
Often used in conjunction with the Light Tool,
Luminar’s Color Tool helps you to control the intensity of your colors easily.
You can either choose to adjust the intensity of all the colors in your photos
or just the muted colors, leaving the well-saturated colors as they are.
Moreover, with the Remove Colour Cast control or Hue Shift filter, it becomes
an easy task to remove any undesirable color casts or tints.