If you have been using Adobe Lightroom for very long, you might be in the situation where your image catalog has outlasted your current computer. Accordingly, when you upgrade your computer to something newer and faster, you will want to take advantage of that improved speed and begin using it for your image processing workflow. Of course, you also don’t want to lose access to all of the images you processed on your old computer.
Lightroom works by using catalogs that contain processing info related to the images in your Lightroom library. As such, the Lightroom catalog does not contain the actual photo files, but rather data concerning organizational and processing actions you’ve made while working with your photos inside Lightroom.
And simply plugging in a hard drive that contains all of your photos from your Lightroom library won’t carry over your final edits. As a result, you will want to take your Lightroom catalog along with you to the new computer. But how do you do that?
It’s a fairly straightforward process actually. Follow these steps and you will be able to pick up right where you left off with your old machine. [click to continue…]
Adobe has released a version 5.3 update for Lightroom 5, which adds tethered capture support for the Rebel T4i and adds RAW file support for the following cameras: [click to continue…]
[UPDATE 3: Now Amazon has it for $69.99 as well.]
[UPDATE 2: And Newegg has it for $69.99 until 4pm ET or while supplies last. Thanks Jared.]
[UPDATE: Adorama now has Lightroom 5 for $72.99 until 4pm ET.]
B&H has Adobe Lightroom 5 for $84 (download version) and $89 (box version) until 4pm ET today as a Cyber Monday special. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
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B&H has the full version of Lightroom 5 for Mac and Windows for $109 as part of its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Adobe has opened up its Photoshop Photography Program to everyone for a limited time through December 2, 2013. The Photoshop Photography Program offers access to Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 (plus respective feature updates and upgrades as they are available), 20GB of cloud storage and Behance ProSite, via Adobe Creative Cloud for $9.99/month as an annual subscription.
Previously, this program was only available to those who own a previous version of Photoshop Photoshop Extended, or Creative Suite, version CS3 or later. After Dec. 2, however, the deal will no longer be available to those who don’t own one of these prior CS3 or higher versions – and that deal will also expire Dec. 31, 2013.
You can find more details here on Adobe’s website.