Adobe released a public beta for Photoshop CS6. The biggest update in a long time this version brings: Updated Camera Raw 7 engine and tools to match Lightroom 4 More intuitive, non-destructive Crop Tool (like Lightroom) Blur Filter to simulate tilt/shift and depth of field Advanced video editing New darker user interface (can be customised) … Read more
Bibble Labs who make the multi-platform raw conversion software Bibble were recently purchased by Corel. A post in the Bibble forums informs users an official announcement will be made at CES next week. Bibble was the first alternative photographers had to the expensive and/or limited raw conversion software available from camera manufacturers. I began using Bibble in … Read more
Adobe have released updates to their raw image processing applications Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. As well as adding more camera support this release fixes several bugs. The main bug had the potential to corrupt JPEG images if they contained a large amount of metadata as explained here by Tom Hogarty. Download ACR & DNG … Read more
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 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 have released the Creative Suite CS5. Of most interest is Adobe Camera Raw 6 for much improved image processing that is compatible with (soon to be released) Lightroom 3.
Phase One (Microsoft) Expression Media – Free software offer – ACT NOW! For loyal iView users the wait is over regarding the future of Microsoft Expression Media. For over 12 months Microsoft have been looking for a buyer for Expression Media. Phase One have acquired Expression Media from Microsoft. Initially it will still be known … Read more
Adobe have a release candidate for Camera Raw 5.4 at Adobe Labs with Lightroom 2.4 to follow. More cameras and digital backs are supported but more interesting is the new DNG 1.3 specifications (not yet published). Since my colleague Peter Krogh has let the cat out of the bag I can reveal the new specs offer lens correction. … Read more
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
Meanwhile Adobe releases a patch for Lightroom 1.4.1 and Camera Raw 4.4.1. links at Tom Hogarty’s blog.