An evolution of the DxO Optics Pro software which adds local adjustments – the ability to modify selected areas of a photo only – to DxO Optics Pro, amongst other enhancements. DxO PhotoLab is a standalone program for Mac or PC and its speciality is high-quality raw file processing and automatic lens corrections and optimisation. It comes in a lower cost Essentials and more expensive Elite version.
Highly complex photo-editors offer so many tools that the interface can quickly become cluttered and confusing. To get round this, most offer the ability to produce a custom workspace containing only the tools you use most often.
The steps taken by photographers at various stages of the image capture, editing and sharing process. For many photographers, getting the right ‘workflow’ means choosing the best image browsing and cataloguing approach and working out how to integrate their photo editing software with their filing system – it often boils down to figuring out how to make two programs work efficiently together.
A way of marking images as your own property to prevent others from passing them off as their own or earning income from your work. Watermarks are visible on the image, which is a downside, but they do act as a visible deterrent and warning that you take image copyright ownership seriously.