Which Photo Processing Software Should You Use?


I’m so sorry this video took so long! So much to talk about and I wasn’t very organized in my presentation. Hopefully what I did blab about will help!

In this video, I talk about the similarities and differences between Lightroom, On1 Photo RAW 2019, Luminar 3, Alien Skin Exposure X4, Capture One, and Affinity Photo.

Time in video for quick access:

01:00 – Mention of open source software:

Darktable: https://www.darktable.org/

RAW Therapee: https://rawtherapee.com/

02:15 – *Lightroom: http://bit.ly/2zwQ0nW

09:55 – *On1 Photo RAW 2019: http://bit.ly/2zJmA9I

17:40 – *Luminar 3: http://bit.ly/2jFNGVu

24:15 – *Alien Skin Exposure X4: http://bit.ly/2U8UxrK

25:55 – *Capture One: https://captureone.sjv.io/rqEnj

31:40 – Affinity Photo: https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/photo/

*Affiliate Links – None of the companies mentioned paid me to do this video but I am an affiliate for the five listed above with the asterisks – Please read my Code of Ethics Statement:


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