Lightroom is now part of Adobe Creative Cloud. If you have Adobe Creative Suite CS or newer, until August 31 2012 you can subscribe for US$29.99 per month.
Adobe have released Lightroom 4 that is full of new and improved features. Perhaps the biggest one is the new price: AUS $199 which is half the previous version.
Adobe have made Lightroom 4 available as a free public beta. Nothing new for DAM but lots of improvements for image processing. There are more options for local area correction including White Balance and Noise Reduction, basic video editing, and soft proofing.
Friend and colleague John Beardsworth launched a new website dedicated to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. John is a rare breed: author, avid photographer, software engineer, knowledgable image archivist, and a straight talker.
Peter Krogh posted a link to his excellent Adobe Lightroom course available free online (thanks to World Press Photo funding): http://shutha.org/lightroom_workflow_lesson_plan
Tom Hogarty posted that Adobe Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4 are now available as final releases on Adobe.com and through the update mechanisms available in Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3. These updates include bug fixes, new camera support and new lens profiles.
Adobe have announced a Release Candidate for Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4. Mostly bug fixes with new camera lens profile support. Full list here. A Release Candidate means it is still not a final product and not (yet) supported. But if you have a new camera and/or lens and want to use Lightroom it … Read more
Adobe commissioned Robert Edwards to write a whitepaper on Digital Photography Workflow using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. If you’re serious about photography, you own Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite. It can do amazing things with images even if most of us only scratch the surface of its capabilities. Combine Adobe Photoshop with the visual Adobe Bridge media … Read more
Adobe announced the Lightroom 3.3 Release Candidate along with Camera Raw 6.3 and the DNG Converter 6.3. This release also introduces the Adobe Lens Profile Downloader. The Lens Profile Downloader is a free companion application to Photoshop CS5, Photoshop Lightroom 3, and the Camera Raw 6 plug-in. It allows customers to search, download, rate and … Read more
John Beardsworth has released Syncomatic, a Lightroom plugin that syncs metadata between files with the same name but different extension.