Alien Skin Exposure 101

Alien Skin Exposure, which is made by Alien Skin Software, is a photography plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Alien Skin Exposure allows you to edit your photos by using the over 500 included presets. You can use Alien Skin Exposure on both Windows and Mac operating systems. This guideline will go over the main features of Alien Skin Exposure.


The newest version of Alien Skin Exposure is compatible with Adobe Photoshop CS5. If you have ever used an older version of Alien Skin Exposure, the newer version runs twice as fast on Mac computers and 30% faster on Windows computers. Applying filters and editing images can be a timely process, which is why Alien Skin Exposure will run as fast as your computer does.

500 Presets

The 500 presets that are included with Alien Skin Exposure will make your photos look like they were edited by a human instead of a computer. Many of the presets that are included with Alien Skin Exposure have been enhanced with dust, vignette and scratch features. A few of the included presets are polaroid, vintage and kodachrome. If you are into lo-fi photography, then you will love the lens blur, funkly colors and warped vignette presets that come with Alien Skin Exposure.

Easy to Use

One of the best features of Alien Skin Exposure is the fact that it is easy to use. All of the factory presets that are set in Alien Skin Exposure come with comments that inform you of the purpose of the preset. If you liked the presets that you used on another image, you can duplicate those presets by simply dragging them into your User Settings list.