For a professional photographer, every press of your shutter button can prove to be something of a double-edged sword. Sure, each extra shot you take is a new opportunity to turn your vision into reality or to sell another of your creations. But each time that shutter fires, you’re also increasing your editing workload, and with it the time you’ll need to spend in front of a monitor rather than behind your viewfinder.
With the rise of artificial intelligence, however, a new option is rapidly becoming more viable. Thanks to AI image editors, your computer can now potentially take on much of the digital darkroom work for you, freeing you up to spend more time with camera in hand.
I recently took a look at one such option in the form of Aftershoot Pro, a program which promised to help with culling while also taking on some basic editing tasks. But if you don’t need the culling help, another option called Neurapix might prove to be even more attractive.
Neurapix, a plugin for Lightroom Classic
Working as a plugin for Lightroom Classic rather than a standalone app, Neurapix focuses solely on image editing, where it has rather more comprehensive capabilities than its rival. And thanks to the recent launch of Neurapix Instant, it now also offers a choice of either locally-hosted or cloud-based editing.