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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Adobe Opens New Base in London Tech City
























The new UK offices in Shoreditch are located on the ‘Silicon Roundabout’ in London’s Tech City, a hive of innovation and the third-largest technology cluster in the world after San Francisco and New York City. Read more at:

Monday, 31 July 2017

Lightroom Mobile - July Updates





Adobe’s July updates for LR mobile bring one of the most requested features in Lightroom for iOS – the selective adjustment brush. The iPad interface is so much more intuitive making the iPad Pro, and the iPad Pro 2, a serious option as a laptop replacement for any photographer. The Android version has been re-built from the ground up and Adobe is working hard to bring the adjustment brush to Android in a future update; to compliment the radial and gradient selective adjustment tools.

Check out the Adobe blog for further details.

The companion browser app – Lightroom Web – also gets a new feel and gives users the ability to import and work with their photos anywhere they have access to a computer.
Subscribers can log-in at the following link:

Adobe evangelist Julieanne Kost has a series of video tutorials illustrating Lightroom Web including the powerful Technology Previews behind search and other features. You can find these by visiting Julieanne’s blog at this link:
http://blogs.adobe.com/jkost/2017/07/lightroom-web-getting-started-series.html


Adobe has also released Lightroom 6.12 and LR CC 2015.12 together with the latest Camera Raw update; version 9.12. This is a minor update (v.nine-eleven was skipped) providing raw support for the following new camera models:

Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Canon EOS 200D(EOS Kiss X9, EOS Rebel SL2)
Leica TL2
Nikon D7500
Olympus Tough TG-5
 

Monday, 5 June 2017

New Apple iMac Pro





Unusually for Apple in today’s keynote we get a sneak peak of the forthcoming “iMac Pro”.  Its dark grey instead of silver like the updated regular iMacs and it does look cool.

Apple also announced the next Mac OS “High Sierra” and iOS11 for tablets and phones. The iPad Pro will have an enhanced refresh rate giving an almost instant response when using the Apple pencil. Apple has also informed us that Serif is immediately releasing Affinity Photo for the iPad including the ability to work with layers. The ability to drag & drop also comes to the iPad.

Home Pod is a new deep base speaker from Apple Music featuring ambient energy to revolutionise music listening in the home.

The app Store is getting a complete revamp with a “Today” page featuring the latest apps and games. Apple Pay brings personal peer to peer encrypted payments.

An upgraded Safari will become the fastest web browser ever.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Adobe Releases Lightroom CC 2015.10.1 & Lightroom 6.10.1




This is a minor update which fixes the unusual error messaging when editing externally in Photoshop from the Lightroom Library. There are no new features, but new camera and lens support has been added.

New Camera Support

-Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70 (DC-TZ90, DC-TZ91, DC-TZ92, DC-TZ93)
-Sony A9 (ILCE-9)

Lens Correction Support

Sony FE
-Zeiss Batis 2.8/135
 
Fixed Bug - Inaccurate message when using Edit-In Photoshop

-Adobe has corrected this issue and you should no longer be receiving this
error message.  Since the update of Lightroom to CC2015.10 and Camera Raw to 9.10 (within Photoshop CC2017.1), there was a warning message when using the option to Edit in Photoshop, that ACR 9.10 may be required, even though ACR 9.10 had already been
installed.





Simultaneously with this dot release of the Lightroom desktop application, Adobe has issued updates for Lightroom Mobile.



Android

-HDR support for the Samsung S8 and S8+. Full list of supported cameras now Samsung S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, Google Pixel, and Google Pixel XL.

-Improved HDR quality and ghost reduction
-Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the ACR 9.10.1 release
-General stability improvements

iOS

-A fix that resolves an issue that affected some users with photographs named with special characters

-A fix for a bug that caused a crash for some users when relaunching the app
-A fix for loading images into Lightroom for iOS from Google Photos or Snapseed
-A fix that resolves an issue when loading images that were synced to Apple Photos from iTunes
-Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the ACR 9.10.1 release
-General stability improvements