Deal Alert: Lightroom 3 for $179.99

Right now, you can get Lightroom 3 from Amazon for $179.99. For those unaware, Lightroom 3 is a RAW image processing program that makes life working with RAW files so much easier.  It also carries a hefty retail price of $300, so getting it for $180 is a real bargain.

If I could only have one photo editing program, this would be it.  Here’s the link to the Amazon.com deal page.

Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4 Release Candidates Available

Adobe has made release candidates of Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4 available for download in Adobe Labs.  These versions add RAW file support for the following cameras:

A number of new lens profiles have also been added, along with several bug fixes.  Additional release notes are indicated on the respective download pages for each product.

Remember, these are release candidates, which means they’ve been pretty well tested and Adobe thinks they are ready for full release; however, it’s recommended that you keep production work to prior versions until the official releases drop.  Expect those to come soon though.  Release candidates mean that the final versions are just around the corner.

Lightroom 3.4 release candidate can be downloaded here.

Camera Raw 6.4 release candidate can be downloaded here.

Adobe Lightroom 3 for $189 – One Day Only

Amazon is running one of its “Deal of the Day” promotions on Lightroom 3 today.  For those unaware, Lightroom 3 is a RAW image processing program that makes life working with RAW files so much easier.  It also carries a hefty retail price of $300, so getting it for $189 is a real bargain.

If I could only have one photo editing program, this would be it.  Here’s the link to the deal page on Amazon.

Cyber Monday Deal: Adobe Lightroom 3 for $149.99

We saw Amazon offer Adobe Lightroom 3 for $124.99 on Black Friday, which sold out in just a few minutes.  Now, Amazon is back with a killer deal for Cyber Monday, offering Lightroom 3 to all for $149.99.

This is a $300 program, so this is a heckuva deal.  You can find the deal here on Amazon.com.

Check out more great deals on Photography Bay’s Cyber Monday Digital Camera and Photo Gear Deals.

Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3 Release Candidates Available

Adobe has made release candidates of Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3 available for download in Adobe Labs.  These versions add RAW file support for the following cameras:

A number of new lens profiles have also been added, along with several bug fixes.  Additional release notes are indicated on the respective download pages for each product.

Remember, these are release candidates, which means they’ve been pretty well tested and Adobe thinks they are ready for full release; however, it’s recommended that you keep production work to prior versions until the official releases drop.  Expect those to come soon though.  Release candidates mean that the final versions are just around the corner.

Lightroom 3.3 release candidate can be downloaded here.

Camera Raw 6.3 release candidate can be downloaded here.

Tamron to Release Aperture Correction Plug-in for Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3

Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF] Lens

Tamron has developed an aperture correction plug-in for use with RAW image workflows in Adobe Photoshop CS5, Camera RAW and Lightroom 3.  The new plug-in is designed for a number of Tamron lenses.

More details on the plug-in, including a full list of lenses, in the press release below. [Read more...]