Adobe Camera Raw Updates

Adobe have released Adobe Camera Raw 7.2 and Lightroom 4.2 that add more camera and lens support as well general bug fixes. The DNG 1.4 spec has also been updated. Adobe DNG is designed as a safer alternative to preserving camera raw files as it’s documented and can be licensed by third party vendors much … Read more

Photoshop CS6 beta

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

Lightroom 4 beta

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.

Bibble acquired by Corel

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

Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4 now available

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.

Lightroom 3.3 Release Candidate

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