Lightroom 5 for $84 Until 4pm Only [Update: $69.99] – Deal Alert

Lightroom 5

[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.

Keep up with all of the latest deals on our Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals page.

Topaz B&W Effects 50% Off Sale Ending Soon

Topaz BW Effects

Topaz B&W Effects 50% off sale ends next week on November 19 (it’s $29.99 vs. $59.99 regularly).

B&W Effects is a black and white plugin for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture – or it works standalone with Topaz’s photoFXlab app.

For the B&W Effects 50% off sale price, use the promo code novbw at checkout on Topaz Labs’ website.

Perfect Photo Suite 8 Beta Still Free Through Nov. 26

Perfect Photo Suite 8

onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite 8 is in its final beta version prior to the November 26 launch of the new version. The program is works as a plugin to Aperture, Lightroom, Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. It can also be used as a standalone for editing images from start to finish. You can download the beta here at onOne Software’s website.

You can purchase Perfect Photo Suite 8 as a standalone app for $79.95. If you want the plug-in version only, it costs $129.95. The Premium Edition works as a plug-in and standalone application for $299.95. onOne Software is offering a pre-order price for $179.95. More details here at onOne Software’s website.

Adobe CC and CS6 Compatibility with OS X Mavericks

Apple OS X Mavericks

Apple released OS X Mavericks yesterday. I’m not going to cover all of the new features. It’s free though and there are several things I do like (e.g., tabbed Finder, and Menu Bar/Dock available on all screens); however, one of the first things photographers want to know before upgrading to a new OS is whether there are compatibility issues with photo editing software.

I’ve used Lightroom 5 in OS X Mavericks and have no problems at all with it thus far. Additionally, Adobe released a statement regarding its CC and CS6 apps. In short, everything should work fine (except After Effects requires an update). The full statement is below. [Read more...]

Adobe Creative Cloud Pushes Past 1 Million Subscribers; Photoshop CC and Lightroom Now Available for $9.99/mo

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Creative Cloud Deal

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. [Read more...]

Corel AfterShot Pro for $14.99 – Deal Alert

Corel AfterShot Pro

Amazon has Corel AfterShot Pro downloads for Mac and PC for only $14.99. AfterShot Pro is a Lightroom competitor that allows for RAW file processing and image management. You can read my initial impressions of AfterShot Pro here. AfterShot Pro was updated earlier this summer with 37 new cameras supported for RAW file processing. Check it out here at Amazon.com.