DxO PhotoLab 2 vs. Adobe Bridge for Editing Raw Files

David Salahi Nik Software, Photoshop, Software 5 Comments

I’ve been a dyed-in-the-wool Photoshop user for years now and have never seriously considered any alternative workflow except Lightroom. I’ve tried Lightroom a number of times over the years but have always found it lacking (for my purposes). But now a new (to me) app, DxO Photolab 2 has me reconsidering my loyalty to Adobe Bridge & Camera Raw. Because …

Switching from Carbonite to Acronis True Image

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I recently decided to switch from Carbonite to Acronis True Image as my backup solution. I had been using Carbonite for several years and it has saved my system on several occasions. However, as I’ve previously written, I’ve had problems with both its functionality and the user interface. Recently, I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and was hoping …


Auto FX Mystical Tint Tone & Color Gen1

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Filter effects like Auto FX Software’s Mystical Tint Tone & Color can be helpful to several different types of photographers. One type of user that will find them helpful is the casual photographer who doesn’t need or want Photoshop. Photoshop has a relatively steep learning curve but with Mystical Tint Tone & Color any PC user can be applying effects …