Jump to content

Doren Sorell

  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

About Doren Sorell

  • Rank
  • Birthday June 19

Contact Methods

  • Website URL

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Hey All, I'm Jason's friend he's mentioned, and I have the same workflow: From Capture One into Affinity and back. I've been doing this for over a year (and before that with Photoshop). This problem has got to be something happening in download or installation. The reason is that the Beta version he downloaded is also doing it. I have the same version of Photo, and the Beat, and they don't have that glitch (nor does anyone, it seems). Is there a way to check his versions of the app, like a diagnostic, to see if they became corrupt? And what if he deleted them and re-downloaded and installed them again? Would that be worth trying? And ... let's say he did do that, and the problem persisted, what then? What can be done? Thanks.
  2. No, that's not a thing. I've been using Capture One as my DAM and Edit In via there into Affinity, just like Jason above, and I do not have this problem, nor does anyone on the Affinity forums -- and I checked. So, I think it might be some corruption in the installation of Affinity ... that's my best theory. Is there any way to check that? It just doesn't make sense that the Beta version does it as well on his computer. Something is up.
  3. Since this is happening on both the regular version of Photo and the most recent Beta of Photo for him, could it be that there is some sort of corruption upon installation? It doesn't make sense that no one can reproduce this glitch, including myself (on both regular and beta, as well), yet he has the same problem on his computer with both versions. It's only a theory, but it's the best I can come up with.
  4. Most recent version of Affinity Photo, and coming across some major problems: The use of Control + Option and Mouse Move Left/Right to change size only sometimes working, and randomly. Color Labels/Tags for layers (right-clicking on a layer) also only sometimes working. Most of the time it won’t let me choose a color tag at all. And, the biggest of them all, after hours of work, continually saving throughout, Affinity crashes and I lose every single thing I did since opening up that TIFF file that day; nothing at all in that session was saved, even though I saved often. Anyone ever experience any of these problems? Solutions? Could it be I have a faulty or corrupt Affinity Photo app? Here are my computer specs: MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 iMac 27inch, Late 2013 3.5 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M 2GB
  5. I have this computer setup: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) 3.2 GHz Intel Core i5 32 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M 1 GB And I've read and seen that many photographers and videographers use an external SSD drive to edit off of. I'm curious how that works with Affinity Photo, and if it actually makes things smoother and faster, maybe with regards with cache and things like this .... but I am not a techie, nor do I understand what goes on behind the scenes. Everything works quite well, but if I have many layers, like in a composite, which has many images/photos, and maybe live filters, it's starts slowing down a lot. Thus, trying to see if anyone here has used or is using a setup like this. One day, hopefully soon, I'll get a brand new computer. Thanks in advance!
  6. Just like in Photoshop when one clicks on the backslash key (above Return/Enter) to go into a feature, when a Mask is selected, a semi-transparent red overlay gets put over the image and one can actually see/visualize the mask in a non black-and-white way, with that red overlay. I helps so much because one can actually see the image through the mask and can make minute changes with complete manual control just using the Brush Tool. I'd love to see this feature added. Thank you.
  7. Thanks for your response, Walt. But that's not what I meant. I'm sorry if I'm being unclear. I use Refine Mask all the time, especially for selections, etc; but I'm talking just seeing a mask in a semi-transparent red overly where I can brush black and white to fine tune the mask myself, as opposed to the Refine Mask feature (which is wonderful) that uses AI to help refine the mask's edges. Does that make sense? In Photoshop (which I do not miss, by the way; except for this feature: LOL), you click on the backslash key (above Return/Enter) to go into that feature if you're on a Mask, and then one can actually see/visualize the mask in a non black-and-white way, with that red overlay. I helps so much because one can actually see the image through the mask and can make minute changes with complete manual control. Anyhow, it unfortunately seems to not be a feature, thus I'll add it to the Feature Requests forum. Thanks.
  8. I actually saw that and also figured out my own version. I was just hoping Affinity had that feature built in. Darn. Anyone know if it’s been requested?
  9. Thanks for responding. No, I did not mean the Quick Mask feature. That one is about selections. I'm talking about just editing a Mask using the Brush (black and white) to add and subtract to a mask, which I know how to do, and even know how to option+click to see the mask in a B&W overlay. What I'm wanting is the Mask Preview feature, which is usually a semi-transparent red overlay (in Photoshop), to be able to fine tune a mask at the same time as being able to see through the red preview to the actual image. It's about refining the mask with a brush without going into Refine feature. I hope that makes sense. It's a standard feature in Photoshop that was quite handy all the time, and it's the only thing I miss from Ps. Thus, was wondering about it in Affinity. And if does not exist, if it can be added. Thanks.
  10. In Photoshop when you have drawn in a mask, or just have a mask, you can press the backslash key and see a red overlay semi transparent preview of what the mask looks like. Then you can use the brush tool and paint black and white to add or hide to the mask but you have that red overlay preview that helps you visualize. I know in Affinity you can use the alt/option and click on the mask to get the black-and-white visuals of the mask, but I am wanting the red overlay semi transparent preview because I find it so helpful. Does that feature not exist in affinity photo? If not, I would love to request it… Also, if there are any workarounds for now if that feature does not exist that would be greatly appreciated knowledge. Thank you…
  11. @James Ritson ~ First off, you are the reason I chose Affinity Photo (which I love). Your tutorials are fantastic, so thank you for that. Also, thank you for your detailed response. Now it all makes sense. What's good on my end is that I usually don't use more than one or two Live Filters, and it's usually at the end of my workflow, and with only a one or two Live Filters, thus most of the time this will be a non-issue. And if I ever discover I need many of those layers on a project, I will adjust accordingly. Now I'll just save up for a brand new maxed-out computer. LOL... Again, thank you for your detailed and kind reply.
  12. This issue is indeed a problem and has been forwarded to the developers. But thanks for the interest.
  13. @R C-R ~It wasn't about me being "unwilling" -- it was not about my file, and it wasn't about an afphoto file, but TIFFs and PSDs. Thus I'm sorry if I wasn't clear. I got the evidence I needed to show that this is indeed a problem, and that the developers are aware, and now I'll let this go. Sorry for the post-rants on my end. And thanks to all who responded.
  • Create New...

Important Information

Please note the Annual Company Closure section in the Terms of Use. These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.