Lightroom 2 Workshops

A series of Lightroom 2 Workshops are being held in Australia kicking off in Queensland. AIPP are sponsoring the first workshop in Brisbane on 25 November 2008. Click here for more information.

Adobe Lightroom 2.1, ACR 5.1 and DNG 5.1 released

A swag of updates from Adobe. Lightroom version 2.1 is out of beta and officially released for Windows and Mac. Camera Raw 5.1 for Photoshop CS4 and its companion DNG Converter 5.1 were also updated, Windows here and Mac here. Alternatively use Adobe Updater that is installed with your apps. New camera support and minor bug fixes are the … Read more

Network speed with Raw files

While this is not news recently I’ve found network speed a real pain to deal with using image browsers. Even on a Gb network opening and zooming high megapixel RAW files is slow. Now I use catalog apps for a first look at images instead of an image browser. The catalog app (Expression Media 2.01, … Read more

Lightroom 2.1 Release Candidate

Adobe have made public a Release Candidate for Lightroom 2.1. Treat this as a beta. If you are experiencing problems with Lightroom 2 such as missing metadata (or have a shiny new Nikon D700) you may like to see if the RC helps. The link above lists the all the bugs addressed. Otherwise wait a few … Read more

DAM Workflow Newsletter 5

Back up – Software Back ups are essential. Professionals need to ensure their digital assets are protected. Everyone wants to know their personal images, videos and documents are safe. Backing up involves a set of protocols; the what, when, where, how (the who and why are obvious), the media, hardware, and software. Today I want … Read more

Lightroom 2 released

Lightroom Adventure 29 July 2008 Adobe have released Photoshop Lightroom 2. As previewed in the beta the star feature is non-destructive local area correction. New in the final release is graduated local area correction that some may have seen used by the Lightroom Adventure photographers. Make sure you stock up on RAM as Lightroom is Adobe’s first … Read more

AIPP Blowfish

AIPP Blow Fish Diaries 13-16 April 2008 See us at the Sydney Convention Centre speaking on RAW Workflow as a part of the AIPP Blow Fish Diaries. Bringing together the industry’s best from Commercial, Landscape, Wedding, Portrait and Stock Photography backgrounds, Blowfish Diaries promises to grow your business – expand your creativity – deliver for your … Read more

Lightroom 2 Adventure

Robert Edwards is amongst a group of photographers testing Photoshop Lightroom 2 in the field as part of the Lightroom Adventure. A lot has changed in v2; look for the non-destructive local area adjustment, better Photoshop integration, keyboard shortcuts for Develop adjustments, Smart Collections, more responsive and intelligent keywording, and 100+ more improvements.

Lightroom 1.4.1 update

Meanwhile Adobe releases a patch for Lightroom 1.4.1 and Camera Raw 4.4.1. links at Tom Hogarty’s blog.

Adobe Lightroom Adventure

Adobe Lightroom Adventure In April 2008 Robert Edwards was invited to join a group of internationally renowned photographers who travelled to the end of the world, literally, to the remote island of Tasmania. Our mission was to road test specialised digital photography software designed by Adobe while capturing images from one of the world’s most … Read more