“Exposure X4 from Alien Skin does everything you’d expect from a high-end editor, things like PSD support, Mac and bit Win compatibility, integration as a PS plug-in, etc., and it does everything fast.”. I am most impressed to have gotten an actual call from an actual person of a software company! Buy Exposure as a solo product or as the central app in the Exposure Bundle, integrated with our other photography tools, Blow Up and Snap Art. Exposure is the same whichever one you choose, so you get the same award-winning creative photo editing with either option.
Additional enhancements include the following: New print presets for standard paper sizes, making it easy to print photos directly from Exposure A Lightroom migration tool that brings Lightroom organizational metadata such as keywords and ratings into Exposure, helping those who want to use existing photo libraries with Exposure Ability to inspect RGB values at any position in a photo, for accurate color correction and color grading Expanded workflow options for image copying and exporting Support for additional cameras and lenses, including popular models from Fujifilm, Canon, Sigma, Sony, Nikon, and Olympus "Exposure continues to grow, with Exposure X4 giving photographers more creative control over their edits, and enabling them to achieve the very best quality possible from their RAW files," said Alien Skin CEO Finley Lee.
Over the years, Exposure became a legend among plug-ins, and evolved into a standalone full-featured editing and organizing solution. Today, Exposure provides photographers with a complete selection of creative editing and retouching tools, including hundreds of customizable presets that encompass analog film and other styles. Outstanding RAW processing quality helps photographers achieve exceptional image quality in their edits. Exposure also includes advanced special effects that deliver striking looks like bokeh, vignette, and film grain.
Exposure's full-featured organizing tools - collections, keywords, virtual copies, and more - make it the ideal photo management solution. Its catalog-free approach provides photographers with a faster, more intuitive approach to their organizing work. Exposure also streamlines the photography workflow. Photographers browse directly to their photos, skipping the unnecessary step of importing into a catalog.
This enables them to start culling, organizing, and editing their shoots without delay. An intuitive, highly customizable interface puts everything on screen, without the need to switch between browsing and editing modules. Refinements like multi-monitor support and a complete set of keyboard shortcuts enable efficient workflows. Photographers can also use Exposure as a creative editing plug-in with other editors such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.
No subscription is required. Today's best photographers use Exposure to create beautiful images. Among them is master photographer and educator Sue Bryce. It truly replicates every type of film you could possibly imagine, and helps me bring a painterly, Old Masters-feel to my images," she said. Exposure X4 is also available in the Exposure X4 Bundle.
This integrated collection bundles Exposure with Alien Skin's award-winning Blow Up and Snap Art tools to add high-quality upsizing and natural media special effects. A day fully-featured free trial of Exposure is available. For instance, realistic grain clumps together and is stronger in the midtones. The results feel real, even when the effect is not intense.
To discover all the subtle details, our research included test shoots with films that were still available. For discontinued films we relied on photo archives and the professionals who created them. The anthropology of learning from film photographers was as important as the chemistry and math. Save your new look as a preset with a name, category, and even include notes. Later, you can apply it to a photo or batches of photos with a single click.
The Right Looks in a Flash Choosing your look is the focus of Exposure, so the preset browser now uses thumbnails for a more visual experience. Find specific looks with fast searching by name or description.
In Exposure 5 you can tag your favorites so you can get back to them later. Your most recently applied effects are automatically remembered too.
When I reviewed Alien Skin Exposure X3 , I noted several features that make it unique among other photo editing and organizing applications, such as its extensive library of professional presets, a quad-layout interface option for reviewing multiple similar shots at once, and a novel way of storing nondestructive edits on disk. The changes in this release address some prior rough edges, add features and refine the experience of processing your photos Although the new Exposure X4 version 4. The changes in this release address some prior rough edges, add features that are now expected for this class of software, and in general refine the experience of processing your photos without feeling like the software is getting in the way. Using the brush to paint adjustments was like watching a movie with dialogue out of sync: The improvement between that experience and Exposure X4 is noticeable: The Shadows control, which was oddly heavy-handed in the previous release, now behaves as you would expect, manipulating just the tones in shadow areas instead of lightening or darkening the entire image. New Organizing Features When importing photos from a memory card or camera, Exposure X4 now includes image thumbnails so you can choose which photos to copy - a seemingly essential feature that was missing in previous versions.