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Adobe Brings Lightroom to Your iPad, But Only for Creative Cloud Subscribers

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After showing off early versions on photography shows and leaking a troubling $100/year Lightroom for iPad page momentarily earlier this year, Adobe has finally dropped the iOS version of Lightroom in our laps for free.

Well, actually, that depends. If you’re a Creative Cloud subscriber, chances are this app was just dropped in your lap for free. If you’re not, then Adobe has turned something of a cold shoulder to your plight… you can’t even buy it. Read more…

Apple Adds Auto HDR to iOS 7.1… If You Have an iPhone 5S

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Apple introduced Hight Dynamic Range (HDR) capability into the iPhone all the way back in iOS 4.1, but until today that feature was either set to on or off. All of that changes with the addition of Auto HDR in iOS 7.1… at least for iPhone 5S owners. Read more…

Malware Disguised as Night Vision Camera App Empties Your Wallet

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With 98% of mobile malware being directed towards the Android operating system, it’s no surprise that the Google Play Store contains more than a few insidious applications that intend to do you harm.

The most recent of these to make headlines is an app uncovered by AVAST, which hides behind the thin facade of a night vision camera app and does its best to empty out your wallet. Read more…

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…

external “5 Free (And 1 Almost Free) Photoshop Alternatives” —DIY Photography

In a Photoshop-dominated editing world, it’s nice to know that there are options available that are either free, or at least won’t break the bank if you choose to purchase them. Today we’re going to take a look at some of those Photoshop alternatives.

 
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Adobe is Resetting Free Trials for Creative Cloud, Try It for Another 30 Days Free

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According to Lifehacker, Adobe is currently sending out emails to notify users that they are resetting everybody’s Creative Cloud 30-day free trial. If you’ve not given the newest versions of the software a chance and you’re not one of the people who is dead set against it, now is a great time to see if what you’re missing is worth jumping into the subscription model. Read more…

VSCO Film 05 Brings Film Stocks from the Golden Age of Analog to Your RAW Photos

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Continuing to uphold the “gold standard” of film emulation, Visual Supply Co. has released its fifth series of film emulation presets. Called VSCO Film 05: The Archetype Films Collection, this emulation palette is based on some of the film stocks that defined the consumer analogue photography market of the past two decades. Read more…

Nikon Unveils Capture NX-D: A New RAW Image Processor for Nikon Shooters

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In a rather interesting development that was somewhat overshadowed by the announcement of the Nikon D4s, Nikon has unveiled a new piece of photo editing software made specifically for processing images from Nikon cameras.
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Adobe Camera Raw 8.4 Release Candidate Goes Live for Photoshop CS6 and CC

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Yesterday, Adobe released the Adobe Camera Raw 8.4 release candidate for both Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. Full of the usual updates in terms of new camera systems and lens support, as well as a few other notable features, it’s another step in the right direction for Adobe as they strive to remain on top. 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…