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Embedded & Sidecar workflow in Lightroom “Classic”

Lightroom’s 7th incarnation – the so-called Lightroom Classic – introduces a new Embedded & Sidecar workflow which is designed to let you review, compare, and cull reject photos much faster than before. The key points are: It’s for anyone with too many photos, too little time You must select Embedded & Sidecar in the Import […]

Sign into Adobe with Google or Facebook IDs

From today people can use a Google or Facebook account to log into Adobe. For Lightroom CC users this opens up a great opportunity to squeeze more value out of your subscription, because this little change makes it so much easier to get feedback on your work via Lightroom on the Web, the web browser part of Lightroom Mobile.

CC 2015.12 and Mobile 2.8 updates

Adobe have released a bunch of updates: Lightroom CC 2015.12 New camera support Fixed the serious “map offline” problem in Map caused by Google changing the underlying web service. Lightroom Mobile Brush tool added I must admit, I hardly use the brush tool any longer – the radius is my go to Details (sharpening and […]

How to remove photos from “All Synced Photographs”

After removing pictures from a synced collection or after stopping a collection from syncing, the images remain on Lightroom Mobile and in "All Synced Photographs". How do I find these photos so I can remove them from Adobe's server?

X-LR is released

My plugin X-LR, which automatically applies Fuji film simulations in Lightroom, went through a great 60 day preview period. It's now released!

Lightroom 6.9 / 2015.9

Lightroom 6.9 / 2015.9 came out yesterday. There's no headline new feature and my interpretation is that it's mainly to support a number of new cameras. Fuji in particular have released a bunch of X bodies and a week ago launched their 50 megapixel GFX. After some mixed messages, it had slowly become clear that Lightroom's main competitor, CaptureOne, was not willing to support the GFX because of its threat to PhaseOne's core business (spot the conflict of interest!). So Adobe's speedy support is welcome for owners of this camera, and no doubt for Fuji themselves.

Plugin Preview – jb-X-LR

A few months ago I got my first mirrorless or electronic viewfinder-based camera, a Fuji X-T2, and I have found myself using its film simulations much more actively than I ever expected. The trouble is, while you see their appearance in Lightroom's Import dialog box and briefly in Library, Adobe's raw conversion then takes over. But what if you could automatically apply Fuji film simulations in Lightroom? That is what jb X-LR does.

CC price rise in UK

Brexit's effect on the Pound pushes up price of Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions, just as it pushed up Mac pricing etc.