August 1, 2006
Peachpit releases The Adobe Lightroom Book by Martin Evening as a new “Rough Cut” publishing concept-a book available as it’s being written. Which dovetails well with a product like Adobe Lightroom which is being developed as a public preview.
Digital photographers who have relied on Adobe Photoshop to work with their images have a new tool at their disposal: Adobe Lightroom.
As a professional photographer, author Martin Evening knows firsthand what photographers need for a more efficient workflow.
July 31, 2006
Real World Image Sharpening with Adobe Photoshop CS2 by Bruce Fraser is shipping.
It’s a sad but undeniable fact of life: Whether you scan, shoot, or capture, the process of digitizing images introduces softness, and to get great-looking results, you’ll need to sharpen the great majority of digital images.
The softness introduced during digitizing results from the very nature of the digitizing process. To represent images digitally, we must transform them from continuous gradations of tone and color to points on a grid. In the process details gets “averaged” into the pixels, softening the overall appearance.
July 28, 2006
Adobe has updated many of the original white papers and primers available as PDF downloads from Adobe.com. Explore these papers and primers — written by some of the biggest names in the industry — to learn more about the world of digital photography.
July 24, 2006
Jill Greenberg’s photo technique has Internet bloggers up in arms.
Source: Los Angeles Times Calendar Live
By Steven Barrie-Anthony, Times Staff Writer
Steal a toddler’s lollipop and he’s bound to start bawling, was photographer Jill Greenberg‘s thinking. So that’s just what Greenberg did to illicit tears from the 27 or so 2- and 3-year-olds featured in her latest exhibition, “End Times“, recently at the Paul Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles. The children’s cherubic faces, illuminated against a blue-white studio backdrop, suggest abject betrayal far beyond the loss of a Tootsie Pop; sometimes tears spill onto naked shoulders and bellies.
July 18, 2006
Adobe has released the long awaited Adobe Lightroom Beta 3 for Windows.
Note: the main Lightroom website has not yet been updated but the Windows download for Lightroom beta 3 is listed on the download page as of 9:20PM Pacific…
June 15, 2006
The Offices of Adobe Minnesota.
After a recent Epson Print Academy event in St. Paul, Minnesota I had the chance to hook up with some of the Lightroom engineers at Adobe’s offices in Arden Hills just outside of Minneapolis.
June 12, 2006
Adobe has released Adobe Lightroom Beta 3 for Mac.
It is available for download at Labs.Adobe.com/Lightroom. Beta 3 brings a variety of new functionality including a new module and refinements of other modules. Also added is a new “Watched Folder” function to automatically import files into Lightroom when new files are added to a specified folder. It should also be noted that the application name has been changed from just ‘Lightroom’ to ‘Adobe Lightroom’. Hopefully, this will be the last name change. Read the rest of this story for an in depth look at Beta 3.
May 16, 2006
The Great Luminous Landscape 2006 State-of-The-Art Shootout
Left to right: Chris Sanderson, Michael Reichmann, Charles Cramer, Bill Atkinson
Bill is blurred because he was running around to get into the shot
Written by Michael Reichmann
May 1, 2006
Source: National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
Written By William Campbell
LIVINGSTON, MT (April 20, 2006) – The National Park Service, a branch of the U.S. Department of the Interior, has published new rules authorizing the NPS to begin collecting location fees for video, film, and commercial still photography projects. The new regulations appeared in the Federal Register (Vol. 71, Number 71) published April 13, 2006, and will take effect on May 15, 2006.
April 25, 2006
OpenRAW Releases Initial Results of 2006 RAW Survey – Over 19,000 Photographers and Imaging Professionals Provide Data on their Experiences, Preferences, and Concerns regarding RAW Imaging Technology
Will the digital camera you buy tomorrow fairly serve the future of photography? Are todays camera manufacturers making decisions that may adversely affect the preservation of photographic works for future generations? More than 19,000 digital photographers and preservationists from around the world have now weighed in with opinions on RAW imaging technology, a concept that many compare to a “digital negative.”