Luminar Giveaway! Win A Free Copy Of Luminar 3

My friends at Skylum released an update to Luminar today. To celebrate, let’s do a Luminar giveaway! I have a free Luminar license for one lucky winner. The giveaway will run for one week from the posting of this video. In one week, I’ll select a winner at random and get you your license key.

This contest is taking place on my YouTube channel. To enter for a chance to win a FREE copy of Luminar, go to the video on my YouTube page and leave a comment telling me what feature of Luminar you want to try out most! Double your chances to win! Subscribe to my YouTube channel and you’ll get an extra entry in the giveaway.

Use offer code SDP10 at checkout


So what’s new in Luminar 3.0.2? The major improvements are:

  • Faster adding (Windows): Experience faster load times when adding new photos and folders to the Catalog.

  • Faster launching (Windows): When returning to Luminar, launch times are improved when reloading a Catalog.

  • Improved moving (Mac): When files are moved between an external and internal drive, the images are not duplicated multiple times in your library.

  • Improved sRGB exports (Mac): Some cameras showed color shifts when exporting with the sRGB profile, which has been fixed.

  • Improved Luminar 2018 import (Mac): Importing and opening native Luminar files (.lmnr files) has been improved.

  • Stability (Windows and Mac): Luminar 3.0.2 offers greater stability improvements.

  • Locate Folder: Reconnect misplaced or moved master folders to a Luminar catalog

Other improvements include:

Windows users will see several new features throughout the program to help them better organize and edit photos:

  • Subfolder management: Users can now create and delete nested folders inside their catalogs.

  • Offline file alerts: Users will see a visual alert indicating unavailable files and folders.

  • Shortcut keys: New keyboard shortcuts are available for View, Looks Navigation, Masks, Tools and Edit.

  • Adding folder improvements: Users can now cancel the addition of folders.

Mac users will also see several new features and improvements:

  • Database management: Luminar image catalog databases are now automatically backed up to preserve edits and metadata.

  • Preference panel: Users can control preferences for Cache, Catalog and Automatic Backup.

  • Improved handoffs: If users are working with RAW or 16-bit image files and use the File > Open In command, a high-quality 16-bit file is exported.

  • Aurora HDR integration: Users can now send their photos to Aurora HDR, allowing them to merge bracketed photos and take advantage of Aurora’s powerful HDR features.

  • Adding folder improvements: Users can now cancel the addition of folders.

New camera support. Luminar has support for several new cameras:

  • Nikon: D3500, P1000, Z6, Z7

  • Panasonic: Lumix DC-LX100 II

  • Fujifilm: GFX 50R, X-T3

  • Sony: RX100VA, RX100VI, DSC-HX99, DSC-HX95

  • Leica: M10-D, M10-P, D-Lux 7


Mixed-computer households can share the same product key for Mac and PC which can be activated on 5 devices.

  • Limited offer: February 12-17 $49/€49/£45 for all new users;

  • $69/€69/£64 for all new users;

  • 30-day trial and 60-day money back guarantee.

Limited Time Offer

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