The Lightroom HDR merge option has been around for a while, so how does it work and how does it compare to a dedicated HDR tool? Continue reading Lightroom HDR: how the HDR Merge tool works
Lightroom is probably the automatic go-to program for enthusiasts and experts looking for an all-in-one photo organising and editing program, but it’s not necessarily the best and it’s not popular with everyone, so many will be looking for Lightroom alternatives. Continue reading Lightroom alternatives: which is best?
The name is the same, but despite the apparent similarities, these are two very different programs. So what are the key differences between Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, and how do you choose which one to use? Continue reading Lightroom CC vs Lightroom Classic CC
Lightroom has become a standard tool for a large number of photographers and it does streamline the organisation and editing of large numbers of photos. But while it’s powerful and effective, its raw processing is not the best and its organisational system can feel quite awkward. Worse, for many users it’s become very slow to use. But it is convenient and powerful, and Adobe’s Photography Plans are very good value and include a constant stream of free updates.
Where is Adobe actually going with Lightroom CC? Its cloud-based storage is convenient, but locks you into Adobe’s expensive storage subscription, and it does a lot less than Lightroom Classic with little sign it’s going to catch up any time soon. It looked good at the start but hasn’t really gone anywhere.
The default processing for camera RAW files in Lightroom is a reasonable start but quite often you find yourself making the same adjustments time and time again for specific cameras. I get that particularly with my Fujifilm X30. It’s a … Continue reading How to change Lightroom’s default processing
Adobe is claiming its new feature offers a 30% increase in fine detail resolution. It’s just one of a number of improvements and enhancements across the Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom ecosphere, but it’s the one likely to attract most … Continue reading Adobe February 2019 update brings new Enhance Details feature
Well, I actually think you can. I like taking pictures with my iPhone. It’s partly a practical thing, as it’s the camera I always have with me. More than that, though, it makes me see things differently. I see compositions, … Continue reading Can you really take proper pictures with a smartphone?
With the April 2018 update, you can now apply many different profiles, or ‘looks’ in Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic and Adobe Camera Raw. We’re used to Lightroom updates being relatively low-key affairs combining a handful of tweaks, the occasional experimental … Continue reading Adobe introduces ‘profiles’ in major update
There are a handful of basic tweaks you just know you’re going to want to apply to each image. Continue reading BAN adjustments in Lightroom (BAN – Basic And Necessary!)
The big news from the Adobe MAX 2017 event is the new version of Lightroom CC and how it differs from Lightroom Classic, which will continue, but Adobe has also announced a new version of Photoshop CC. The improvements are … Continue reading Adobe announces Photoshop CC update
Adobe has announced its next generation of professional imaging tools for photographers, and now offers two very different versions of Lightroom. From today, Lightroom will be available either as a regular desktop-based image storage solution or as an all-new cloud-based … Continue reading Adobe brings radical revamp for Lightroom CC