Chapter 9: Applying a Filter

Use a Workspace. Located in the Filters control menu is the Workspace Switcher.  There you will find eight workspaces that ship with Luminar Flex and contain suggested filters that you can use to adjust your images. Choose the workspace that best matches your style of photography from the Workspace pop-up menu. Some of these include; Image Aware, Relight & Color, Intensify, Drone & Aerial, Film Lab, Black & White, Portrait, and Expert.


Applying a Filter

In order to adjust an image in Luminar Flex, you’ll need to apply a filter.  There are several ways to do this for an image. You can choose the workflow that fits your personal style.

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When you open the Luminar Flex plugin, the Filters Catalog will be open by default.  This allows you to quickly access any filters you want to use.

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Using the Filter Catalog

Use a Workspace. Located in the Filters control menu is the Workspace Switcher.  There you will find eight workspaces that ship with Luminar Flex and contain suggested filters that you can use to adjust your images. Choose the workspace that best matches your style of photography from the Workspace pop-up menu. Some of these include; Professional, Quick and Awesome, Essentials, Landscape, and Portrait.

Click the Add Filter Button. At the top of the Filters area is the Add Filter button.  This opens a pop-up list of filters. Use the Categories at the top to sort the list or the Search box at the top to look for a specific effect.   Luminar Flex also tracks your most used filters in the Recent group and lets the user choose their own Favorites for quick access. You can also hover over each filter’s name to see a description and sample image for that filter.


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