Google+ added improved RAW file to JPEG conversion for over 70 cameras (including new cameras like the Nikon D800 and Nikon 1 J3). Additionally, you can always access your RAW files from the cloud if you need the original on a local drive.
I think this is a big, dang deal. While everyone is stirring for an Adobe competitor to come out of the woodwork with a perpetual license alternative to Photoshop, Google is quietly sneaking up with its acquisition of Nik and just continues to nudge out releases of photo editing, archive and sharing support via Google+. [click to continue…]
Adobe has released Photoshop Elements 12 and Premiere Elements 12.
Key new features in Photoshop Elements 12 include mobile connectivity via Elements Mobile Albums and 64-bit support for Mac OS X. Check out the highlights video below. [click to continue…]
Along with the release of Lightroom 5.2, Adobe also released Adobe Camera Raw 8.2 and DNG Converter 8.2.
Camera Raw 8.2 is made available to Photoshop CC and CS6 users, while Adobe had released DNG Converter 8.2 for customers using versions older than Photoshop CS6.
While Camera Raw 8.2 provides several new features, they are only available to Photoshop CC users. Those using Photoshop CS6, however, do get the new camera support provided in Camera Raw 8.2. [click to continue…]
After the Creative Cloud subscription method was implemented in full and perpetual licenses for future versions were killed, many photographers vowed to leave Adobe in the dust and proclaimed that the company would crumble and fall from the decision. Adobe’s prior goal was to reach 1 million subscribers before the end of 2013. It seems that they are ahead of schedule. [click to continue…]
Adobe has released a version 5.2 update for Lightroom 5, which adds the following new features: [click to continue…]
One of the biggest criticisms since Adobe killed perpetual licenses and forced Creative Cloud memberships on users who want access to future versions of Photoshop has been the price. The full Creative Cloud subscription that includes all the apps runs $50/mo. Single apps, like Photoshop CC, run $20/mo.
Jimmy Beltz and I discussed this very issue during a live cast shortly after the launch of Creative Cloud. I believe it was Jimmy that came up with the suggestion of offering Photoshop CC and Lightroom for a combined price of $10/mo.
Well, that is just what Adobe has done. [click to continue…]