Workflow

New Year’s Resolution

“I need a high res file” High and low resolution are terms oft used to describe what you need from an image. But what does does “high res” actually mean, and how is it measured? Resolution is best specified in pixel dimensions. An example of a high resolution file would be 3200 x 5000 pixels … Read more

7 Step Workflow for Adobe Lightroom 5

Inspired by Derrick Story’s 7 Step Workflow for Apple Aperture, here’s one for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5. Firstly, Lightroom was designed to be used from left to right (Library > Develop > output), and from top to bottom on the right hand panel within these modules. So in Develop for example you would go from … Read more

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

Adobe Creative Suite CS6 and Creative Cloud

With Creative Suite CS6 officially released today Adobe have lifted the lid (or cloud?) on Creative Cloud. The latter is a subscription service for CS6 apps, pay per month or annually from $19.99/month. Like the Apple App Store now Adobe can offer their dominant suite of apps via the web. You will still be able to (pre)order … Read more

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

Phase One Media Pro 1 released

Phase One have released an update to Expression Media/iView. Media Pro 1 is the first update by Phase One since they acquired Expression Media from Microsoft (who had purchased the product known as iView MediaPro). This remains the most solid DAM application for photographers and creatives. Phase One Media Pro 1 (image courtesy Phase One) … Read more