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Adobe Lightroom, Camera Raw now support Pentax K-1, Sony RX10 III; Lightroom for iOS updated too


 
 

If you're keenly waiting the arrival of your preordered Pentax K-1 or Sony RX10 III -- or you're just hoping to be able to process raw files from our reviews so you can decide whether to buy one -- then there's good news for you from Adobe this week. It's just released updates to both Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and...

ON1 Photo Raw supercharges your workflow; optional subscription shows Adobe how it’s done


 
 

Look out, Adobe, DxO and Phase One: There's a new kid on the raw processing block -- or at least, there will be this fall -- and it promises to offer a very strong challenge to Lightroom, Optics Pro and Capture One indeed!

Just announced by the folks at ON1 Inc., the new ON1 Photo Raw is perhaps the most...

CameraBag Cinema offers powerful standalone 4K video editing for OS X

App developer Nevercenter has developed a new all-in-one video editing application, CameraBag Cinema, which is aimed at professionals. The app offers a variety of features, including video filtering, color correction and film emulation.

CameraBag Cinema is built upon the same core principles as Nevercenter's CameraBag photo editing application...

Shoot, click, save: JPEGmini Photoshop extension gives Adobe’s Save for Web its walking papers


 
 

Five years ago, an Israeli company called ICVT Ltd. launched JPEGmini, a product designed to allow greater compression of images without visually-perceptible loss in quality. Compared to its rivals in the image compression game, JPEGmini had one key advantage: It used the vanilla JPEG image standard without...

Firmware Friday: New features for Leica S (Typ 007); Bug fixes for Nikon D810 / D810A and DJI drones


 
 

It's Firmware Friday, folks, and you know what that means: All of this week's digital camera and related firmware updates in one easy-to-browse location! This week, we have news to report on cameras from both Leica and Nikon, as well as drone-maker DJI's aerial photography platforms and related products.

Leica S...

Firmware Friday: New lens support for Sony Alpha-series; Phase One XF gets new features aplenty

The weekend is here, and it's Firmware Friday time once more! This week, we have news to report from Panasonic, Phase One, Sigma and Sony, with the latter in particular providing a whole raft of updates.

Phase One XF Camera System

We'll start with Phase One, whose second feature update for its XF Camera System is packed with new features. There's a refreshed look for the XF's...

Adobe Lightroom / Camera Raw now support Canon 80D, Nikon D500, Sony A6300 and more new cams

 

 

If you're in the market for a new camera -- or you've just bought one -- and you want to be able to process raw files on your computer, then Adobe has good news for you. It's just released updates to both Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Camera Raw / DNG Converter adding support for a raft of recently launched or...

Coming to Windows: Serif’s Affinity Photo beta to end the Mac exclusive

 
 

A year ago, British software developer Serif -- then best known to photographers for its consumer-oriented Windows app PhotoPlus -- took its first step onto Apple's Mac platform with the launch of Affinity Photo. Initially released as a beta, Affinity Photo offered a potential lifeline to Mac users who'd found themselves...

Macphun hopes to make Aurora HDR Pro available to more users with installment plan pricing

Macphun has taken a fresh approach to selling their popular Aurora HDR Pro software for OS X. Instead of offering the software exclusively for a $99 USD one-time payment, Macphun has now given consumers the option to buy the software in three $33 USD monthly installments.

In order to make their software more affordable, they wanted to reduce the...

Firmware Friday: Updates aplenty from Fuji, Panasonic, Ricoh, Sigma and JVC

 
 

As the weekend fast approaches -- and with it, time to leave the office in search of great photo opportunities -- it's time once more to check your camera gear is up to date and running smoothly. This week's Firmware Friday roundup is pretty epic, with no less than 18 different cameras, one lens and one camcorder either...

60-second Adobe Lightroom tips from Benjamin Warde

 
 

If you’re an Adobe Lightroom user and have a minute to spare every couple of weeks, then you should check out Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde’s new bi-monthly Lightroom Coffee Break video series.

In this series, Warde will cover various Lightroom tips and tricks in videos that are under sixty seconds, perfect for...

Firmware Friday: Updates aplenty from DxO, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax and Ricoh


 
 

It's that time once more: Our latest roundup of all that's new in the world of camera firmware has arrived, and it brings with it lots of interesting tidbits for users of cameras from DxO, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax and Ricoh. Let's get right down to what's new!

DxO One firmware version 1.2

We'll start this week...

Firmware Friday: Pentax K-S2 DSLR and Ricoh GR II compact get Wi-Fi updates


 
 

After a brief hiatus in a week with nothing on which to report, Firmware Friday returns this week with news both for Pentaxians, and for their brethren using one of parent company Ricoh's fixed-lens cameras. Specifically, it's the Pentax K-S2 and Ricoh GR II which have received both new firmware, and an update to...

Firmware Friday: Lytro Illum gets better autofocus, brand-new interface… and a smaller buffer?

 
 

Firmware Friday this week is a little bit unusual, as Lytro's new Camera Software 2.0 update lands for the Illum light-field camera. The reason? Lytro giveth, and then it taketh away!

After installing the new Lytro Illum v2.0 firmware, you'll gain access to improved autofocus. (It might seem counterintuitive that a...

Firmware Friday makes Sony A6000, A7-series faster; Big updates from Samsung, Fuji, Sigma and Tamron


 
 

After a brief hiatus last week, Firmware Friday returns today with big news from Fujifilm, Samsung, Sigma, Sony, and Tamron. It's quite a list of updates that we have for you today, so without any further ado, let's get to it!

Sony A7, A7R, A7S and A6000

We'll start with Sony, whose new firmware for the Alpha...

Photoshop, Lightroom get Creative Cloud-only updates; Photoshop Mix gets some Android love


 
 

A couple of months ago, Adobe updated its photographer-friendly Photoshop Lightroom image editing app with new features including support for multi-shot panoramas and high dynamic range imagery. Today, it follows up with another Creative Cloud update that sees not just Lightroom, but also Photoshop and Photoshop...

Firmware Friday: Pentax K-3 LCD bug fixed; Nikon goes into overdrive with 9 firmware/software updates


 
 

Firmware Friday returns this week with a followup to an earlier update, as well as a whole raft of firmware and software released by Nikon. We'll get the ball rolling with the followup, though, which resolves an issue in an update we told you about last month.

The version 1.20 update for Ricoh's Pentax K-3 DSLR...

FastRawViewer 1.1 update adds filmstrip view, folder directory and auto-mounting

 
 

FastRawViewer has released version 1.1 of its powerful cross-platform RAW photo manager and editor. In addition to improvements in speeds and stability, version 1.1 introduces a handful of new features to more efficiently import, browse and process your images.

One of the most welcomed additions to FastRawViewer 1.1 is...

Adobe releases 8.8 update for Camera Raw and DNG Converter

 
 

Adobe has released Camera Raw 8.8 for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. In addition to fixing a few bugs from the previous version, they’ve added support for a plethora of new lenses and cameras.

On the bug fix front, Adobe has taken care of an issue regarding the magenta highlights when working with Canon EOS 70D RAW...

Camera Deals of the Day: Canon 5D3 & 6D Printer Bundles; Canon 6D Bundle $1,249; Canon 70D Printer Bundle $799; Canon PowerShot G1X $449 and more!

 
 

It's a good day to be a Canon shooter -- or wanting to become one -- as many of the latest camera deals today are for Canon gear. Lots of great full-frame DSLR & pro printer bundles with heavy discounts. There's also a new price drop on a G-series PowerShot camera and it's underwater housing. We've also tossed in a nice...