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16 Best Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop Alternatives For 2018 - Weekly Photo Blog With Joe

For this weeks photo video blog I though we would do something a little different and I would go over 16 of the best Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop alternatives on the market. This list includes paid and free software ranging from Windows, Linux and MacOS operating systems. Even a few web based ones.


ON1 Photo Raw: https://goo.gl/V8JS3o
Luminar: https://goo.gl/255BSG
GIMP: https://www.gimp.org/
Affinity Photo: https://goo.gl/DGLUPd
Pixlr: pixlr.com
Darktable: www.darktable.org
RawTherapee: https://goo.gl/EqzJSr
Capture One: https://goo.gl/WEZ2uL
DxO Photolab: https://goo.gl/vFF73U
AfterShot Pro: https://goo.gl/KB3Ete
Photo Commander: https://goo.gl/NwtiSd
Google Photos: https://photos.google.com
DigiKam: www.digikam.org
ACDSee: https://goo.gl/X9RBiP
Alienskin Exposure: https://goo.gl/SJ3cXT
Pixelmator Pro: http://www.pixelmator.com/pro/
Nik Collection: https://nikcollection.dxo.com


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Up & Coming Blog Changes..

Hello Everyone,
As many of you that have followed my blog have likely notice is that I have not been posting to here nearly as much as I used to. Well the thing is I have been wondering what to do with my blog for some time now. The initial reason I started this blog was to help send traffic to my youtube channel. While it has helped in a very small way, posting to here for the sake of a few extra view or two per video isn't very efficient. So I have been left with a predicament. Should I keep linking my videos to the blog or just delete it. The problem is the blog offers me another outlet outside of YouTube and just flat out getting rid of it would be a really dumb thing. So.. What I have decided to do is keep the blog, however its focus will not be to direct traffic to my youtube channel anymore. Instead it will be a place for me to post things that are not suitable for video content or things that fit my channel. So the blog isnt going away, instead its actually going to be use…

Leaked Canon EOS R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera & Lens Specifications and Images

Looks like we got some leaked information and images for the soon to be announced Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera. This has many including myself pretty excited. We also have images and information on many of the new lenses that will also be released alongside this camera. In this video we take a look at the leaked specifications and photos of the new EOS R.


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My Ramblings On Canon & Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

So much talk about Nikon's new mirrorless cameras, it has everyone wondering what is Canon going to release. What could be the specs on Canon's new full frame mirrorless camera that could be released in about a month. In this vlog I look back on my recent video about the Nikon Z7 & Z6 and some things I may have missed and what I hope Canon will do with their upcoming mirrorless camera.


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Tamron Rumored To Announce The SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens Soon

Leaked information from Nokishita has came out on a Tamron lens that is sure to have everyone excited. Tamron is updating their already popular and great performing SP 15-30mm Di VC USD lens to their new G2 series and standards. This is exciting news for those who love Tamron brand and is a lens that is now on my to get list.


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Nikon Announces Their First Mirrorless Cameras, The Z7 & Z6 And Joe Likes What He Sees!

Nikon has just officially announced their all new mirrorless cameras, the Nikon Z6 & Z7. From the looks of the camera and the spec's on paper I like what I see. In this video I cover the specifications of these new camera bodies and give my opinions of what we can see so far. That said this is not a review as the camera's have not been released at the time of making this video.


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Nvidia Announces The GeForce RTX 20 Series GPU's, 2080Ti, 2080 & 2070 Graphics Cards

After a long wait, Nvidia has finally announced the all new RTX 20 series graphics cards. The RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080 and RTX 2070. These new cards feature real time ray tracing and are based on the new Turing architecture. In this video we go over the new information just released by Nvidia and I give you my opinions on what you should expect from these new GPU's.


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Restoring Scanned Old Photos - Lightroom Classic CC Tutorial

In this Lightroom Classic CC tutorial I show you how you can restore old photos back to how they looked when they were first taken. For this tutorial I actually have an old polaroid photo taken in 1981 that I will be showing you how to correct the white balance and bring out detail from the image.


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Sinnofoto R1, Q2 & Q-08 Tripod Ball Heads Review - Amazing Quality At An Affordable Price

Recently I was asked to review some updated version of the popular Sinnofoto tripod balls heads. So Draco Photographic Inc. sent me out a total of 3 review units to test out and review. In this review I cover the specifications of these ball heads, their build quality and give my honest opinion of these ball heads.


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Recommended Canon APS-C Lenses - My Top Picks For 2018

Well it has been awhile since I made a video on the lenses I recommend the most to Canon APS-C shooters. Which includes all of Canon's EOS cameras from the basic Rebel series up to the 7D series, including the very popular EOS 80D. In this video I give my recommendations from your basic budget lenses up to some that are priced just over $500 USD.


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Updating My Photo & Video Storage Drive To The Western Digital 4TB Red HDD

Well my storage drive for all my photos and videos has been acting a little strange so I thought it was time to replace it. In this video I talk about the WD Red HDD, why I got the drive, reasons you may want to consider this drive for your computer and share some benchmarks of this drives performance.


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