Posts Tagged ‘lightroom’

Mosaic Breaks Down the Average Size of a Lightroom Catalog

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Here at PetaPixel we enjoy the crunching of numbers. So, naturally, when Mosaic told us about a blog post they had done recently that broke down some Lightroom catalog statistics, we were intrigued.

With “tens of thousands” of Lightroom catalogs synched to their service, they sampled a random 3,000 of those to come up with the average size of a Lightroom catalog. And in the end, they were actually quite surprised by the results. Read more…

Very Useful Lightroom Script Can Help You Recover Lost Photos When All Else Fails

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Have you ever accidentally deleted or lost a folder full of master images in Lightroom? If you have a backup you should be okay, but even backups fail, and what then? Are you really out of luck? Are those images gone forever? Maybe not. Read more…

Lightroom Plugin Analyzes Your Metadata, Offers Insights on Your Shooting Style

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You may be stuck in a photographic rut and not even know it. To the rescue comes Lightroom Analytics, a free plugin for Adobe’s Lightroom management/editing package that analyses the metadata in your library to spot trends. Read more…

Rumor: X-Trans Film Simulation Support Coming Soon to Lightroom & Camera RAW

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According to a recent report by Fuji Rumors, Fujifilm users with X-Trans sensor cameras will have some additional incentive to use Adobe Lightroom and Camera RAW. Apparently, there’s a soon-to-be-released update in the works that will improve Adobe’s support of Fuji’s X-Trans RAF files. Read more…

Lightroom for iPad Leaks Momentarily on Adobe’s Site, Will Cost $100/Year

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Back in May, Adobe Lightroom product manager Tom Hogarty appeared on the online show The Grid and gave the photo community a sneak peek at the powerful RAW editing capabilities of the tablet version of Lightroom the company is working on.

At the time, the app was very much in the ‘alpha’ stages, but it seems Adobe is finally primed to release the first version judging by the product references that accidentally appeared on the company’s site earlier this week. Read more…

How to Instantly and Wirelessly Pull Photos into Lightroom as You Take Them

The ability to pull photos out of your camera and onto your computer wirelessly is an incredibly useful tool that many photographers use, but what if you could pull those photos instantly into Lightroom right there on-location? Well, it turns out you can, and it’s not all that complicated either. Read more…

The ‘Palette’ Customizable Control Interface Takes Your Post Workflow to the Next Level

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When engineers Calvin and Ashish got in touch with us to tell us about their upcoming Palette interface, we immediately got excited. That’s because a lot of people have thought up ways to speed up your post-processing workflow with everything from video game controllers to MIDI controllers, but none of them hold a candle to Palette’s potential. Read more…

5 Ways To Step Up Your Editing Game

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These days, most photographers spend way more time staring at a computer screen than peering through a viewfinder.  Despite this, we sure do spend a lot more talking about lenses and cameras than widescreen monitors. Perhaps that’s because editing tends to be the far more tedious part of the job. With a little investment though, you can make those late nights pouring over the day’s images just a little bit more comfortable.
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Adobe Officially Releases Photography Bundle as CC Surpasses 1M Subscribers

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In addition to the Project Mighty and Napoleon announcement we told you about earlier, Adobe had a few more things up its sleeve yesterday. Key among them was the official release of the exciting $10/month photographer bundle along with some statistics that show how fast Creative Cloud is growing. Read more…

Photographers Rejoice: Adobe Unveils a $10/Month Photoshop CC and LR Plan

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When Adobe announced its shift to a subscription-only model earlier this year, there was an outcry from photographers who balked at the idea of paying over $20 a month to use Photoshop CC. There were soon murmurings that the company was brewing a special subscription package geared specifically toward photographers.

Today, that package became a reality. Adobe has announced a new Photoshop Photography Program, a more affordable subscription plan that gives photographers access to the software they can’t (or don’t want to) live without.
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