Hey guys, Lightroom 4.2 is available. It includes the RAW support for the Nikon D600, and tethered capture for the D4, D800 and D800e. I didn’t realise the latter wasn’t supported yet – must have been quite a wait for those who bought new cameras at the start of the year! Lens correction has been added for the 24-85mm and 28-300mm lenses.
First, Lightroom 4: I think the most important change is the refined ‘basic’ panel in the develop module, which gives you better control over shadows and highlights and does a much better job of targeting either without you having to resort to the local adjustment brush. This isn’t just a refinement – they’ve changed the sliders and introduced a new process version 2012. Continue reading
UPDATE: Adobe Carousel has been renamed Adobe Revel.
Apple and Adobe recently introduced products that sync photographs between your iOS and Mac OS devices. On the surface, Carousel and Photostream may look the same, but they are very different products and you may well find yourself using both.
Let’s start with Photostream. This is a free, Apple-only service that keeps your past 30 days worth of pictures in the cloud and pushes them back and forth between your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and iPhoto and Aperture on your Mac. A picture taken on one of your devices will show up in Photostream on the others, and pictures you drag to your Photostream in Aperture or iPhoto will appear on your iOS 5 devices. Continue reading