Beyond the Lens with Matt Suess – Photography Journal & Blog

Luminar Now Available for Windows – How Does It Compare To The Mac Version?

By Matt Suess | July 13, 2017

Macphun today has released a public beta for Windows of it’s award-winning adaptive all-in-one photo editing program Luminar which was originally released for Mac computers in November of 2016. Countless people have been patiently waiting for a Windows version of Luminar (in addition to Aurora HDR) and now Windows users get a first-hand look at what […]

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New Macphun Luminar Neptune Walkthrough

By Matt Suess | June 15, 2017

Macphun today has released a new free update to Luminar, now called Luminar Neptune, and it has a few awesome new features!! I have been using a beta version of it for about a week now and these new features are really cool. Here are the New Feature Highlights: Accent – AI-filter – Uses artificial intelligence […]

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New ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5 Update In-Depth Review

By Matt Suess | June 9, 2017

ON1 has just released the latest update to ON1 Photo RAW the other day giving it their traditional version .5 update. They have been doing this each year midway through the lifespan of their now yearly upgrade cycle for their software. They save the version .5 designation to include major updates to the program. The new version […]

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Test Prints at Celebration of Fine Art, Instagram post date: 01-25-2017

By Matt Suess | January 25, 2017

Studying test prints with @whitneyhallart of some new photo paper we are choosing from while here in our studios at @celebrationoffineart before placing a $600 paper order. All of our bin prints in our studios are printed by me here at the show – up to 16″x32″. Stop on by and check them out!

#cfa2017 #celebrationoffineart #fineart #photography #reproductions #giclee #arizona #scottsdale #painting #epson #legacy #photopaper

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My Mastering Luminar Online Course Now Available for Pre-Order

By Matt Suess | November 21, 2016

I am excited to announce that my newest online course, Mastering Luminar, is now out of pre-order status and is available for purchase here!! Luminar is a brand new program from Macphun that is the company’s first all-in-one photo editor. Learn how to edit and enhance your photos in this software that is full of […]

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Macphun’s Luminar Now Available – Try it For Free

By Matt Suess | November 17, 2016
Macphun's Luminar - now available as a FREE TRIAL

Macphun today launches Luminar, it’s newest photo editing software for the Mac. It is their first all-in-one editor and includes some key features such as a RAW converter & processor, non-destructive workflow, customizable workspaces, layers, 38 filters, and much more.   I have been using a beta of Luminar for a few weeks and have […]

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My Mastering Aurora HDR 2017 Online Training Video Now Available

By Matt Suess | November 16, 2016

I am excited to announce that I have just released my eagerly anticipated 7 hour Mastering Aurora HDR 2017 Online Course available in both a downloadable as well as a streaming-only version. Featuring over 50 videos, 1080p recordings, 36 course photos, 14 FREE presets, tips on how to best shoot multiple exposures, videos showing how to use layers & masking, […]

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The New Luminar from Macphun – A Preview

By Matt Suess | November 11, 2016

UPDATE: Now you can download a FREE TRIAL of Luminar! Be sure to join my Luminar and Aurora HDR Users Group on Facebook! Macphun, the (currently) Mac-only photo software company that is behind popular photography editing programs Aurora HDR 2017 and the Creative Kit (which features programs such as Intensify, Tonality, Snapheal, FX Photo Studio, […]

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FREE Webinar this Thursday October 6

By Matt Suess | October 3, 2016

Join me this Thursday, October 6 for a “Behind the Scenes” with Aurora HDR 2017 FREE live Webinar, brought to you by Macphun! Watch as I show you some of my favorite new features of Aurora HDR 2017, which was just released last week. This webinar will also include a questions and answers period! The one-hour live […]

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New ON1 Photo RAW Sweepstakes

By Matt Suess | September 19, 2016

ON1 has announced the Photo RAW Sweepstakes, ahead of their November release of ON1 Photo RAW. And there are some pretty awesome items they are giving away over the next 8 weeks! Right now for the week of September 18-24 the prize is a Wacom Cintiq 13 HD Interactive Pen and Touch. Each week for […]

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