Lightroom

Lightroom workflow seminar Sydney

See us at the Sydney Convention Centre speaking on DAM Workflow as a part of the AIPP Blow Fish Diaries (13-16 April 2008).

Lightroom 1.4 – Don’t update!

Yet another “do not update”; this time to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.4 and Adobe Camera Raw 4.4. There are serious bugs for DNG users who update their settings, as well some quirks with Olympus JPEG images and EXIF capture date. Adobe have identified the bugs and Lightroom 1.4.1 and Camera Raw 4.4.1 are in the pipeline.

DAM Workflow Newsletter 4

DNG 1.2 – Updated to version 1.2 Adobe released new specifications for their DNG (Digital NeGative) file format. Now at version 1.2 it has been offered to the ISO as the basis for an international standard camera raw format for camera manufacturers and software vendors. Adobe is also pursuing a DNG format for motion picture. … Read more

DAM Workflow Newsletter 2

While this issue is strong on software, I suspect the next one to be more so. Expect updates from all the major players in digital asset management and RAW conversion programs in 2008. If When one of these new apps tempts you to move from your current set up, consider how you will do it. … Read more

Testing Loyalties (or, DAM, Politics, Religion and Sex)

Around the middle of 2007 iView will be no more and the much-loved MediaPro will become Microsoft Expression Media. Microsoft purchased iView Multimedia in June 2006. Recently Microsoft has been quietly informing us that the first version of Expression Media will essentially be the same as the current MediaPro 3. In other words, don’t expect … Read more

Aperture or Lightroom = Neither!

Apple’s Aperture and Adobe’s Photoshop Lightroom introduce a new workflow for photographers. Rather than use two or three separate applications Aperture and Lightroom promise a one-stop-shop. So which one is best? Well, neither. This goes against current trends where most experts are suggesting one of these apps will be the dominant software for photographers in … Read more

Lightroom release date

Adobe have announced Lightroom will be released 19 February 2007 at an initial price of US$199. Lightroom does not offer enough DAM features to replace applications like iView MediaPro. Lightroom is an alternative to Adobe Bridge for photographers.