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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrouJYVOvuE In the video above, I will show you how you can add contrast to your images in different ways using Affinity Photo, right from a simple contrast adjustment to a more professional way of adding contrast to your images. We will be using an image that I captured on my trip to New Zealand. I captured it a little downstream from McClean’s Fall in the Catlins Conservation Park. As usual, when you capture images in Raw-format, they come out a bit flat. So, I want to add some contrast to make it pop a bit more and add some depth to the

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Posted on March 22, 2018 by Peter Dam in Affinity Photo, Articles

Using layer masks in Affinity Photo is a powerful way to combine parts of several images into a single image or to limit the effect of adjustment layers and filters to only affect part of your image. Layer masks are nondestructive. This means that you can modify them at any stage of your post-processing workflow. (more…)

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Posted on October 05, 2017 by Peter Dam in Affinity Photo, Articles

In both Affinity Photo and Photoshop, there are a lot of different ways you can create a vignette. You can use the radial gradient tool, use a dodge and burning approach or use the marquee tool. However, the most straightforward approach in Affinity Photo is to use a live Vignette filter. This is similar to using a lens correction filter in Photoshop, but the options are a little different. Using a Live Vignette Filter in Affinity Photo A vignette filter gives you several options on how to adjust the vignette. Using the vignette filter as a live filter means that you work with it

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Posted on March 17, 2017 by Peter Dam in Affinity Photo

Switching from Photoshop to Affinity Photo can be a little daunting experience when you first think of it. However, the transition is easier than you think and well worth it. If you are using Nik Collection Plugins, you might wonder whether you can get them to work in Affinity Photo, or you also need to find alternatives to them too. However, there is no need to worry. The Nik Collection plugins were mainly developed to use with applications like Photoshop and Lightroom, and other photo editing software. But Affinity Photo wasn’t around when Nik Collections was actively developed and

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Posted on March 13, 2017 by Peter Dam in Affinity Photo, Nik Collection

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