For CC Subscribers, Now Use Lightroom with Apple TV

Furthering Adobe’s goal of allowing you to enjoy your edited photos anywhere, Lightroom for Apple TV was introduced today. With a Creative Cloud subscription and the app from the app store, you’ll be able to play slideshows of your synced collections of photos, stop and zoom to see image detail, navigate to any individual photo with a filmstrip, and share your photos. You’ll need a fourth-generation Apple TV and a Creative Cloud subscription to sign in with. Get the Lightroom app from the Apple TV app store. Read the Adobe announcement, or more how-to from Victoria Bampton, the Lightroom Queen.

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Lightroom 6.6.1 / CC 2015.6.1 Released with Important Bug Fixes

Lightroom 6.6.1 and CC 2015.6.1 were released this morning with support for the new Fujifilm X-T2 camera, and high-priority bug fixes, including a fix for the memory-leak performance issue introduced in the last update. This is a free update to Lightroom 6 and CC. How to Update If Lightroom doesn’t prompt you to update, go to Help>Updates. Creative Cloud subscribers can also use their Creative Cloud app – go to the Apps tab and click on Update next to Lightroom CC. If you are reading this on the release date (July 26) and the updates aren’t yet available, you can download the file directly and then double-click on it to run it. Download here: Mac Windows, then double-click on the file to […more]

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What’s New in Lightroom 6.6 and CC 2015.6

Adobe today released Lightroom 6.6 and CC 2015.6. In addition to support for new cameras, new lens profiles and bug fixes, this free update introduces performance and other improvements for both Creative Cloud (CC) subscribers and 6 owners, and a new feature just for CC subscribers – Guided Upright, which allows you to draw lines on your photo to tell Lightroom what perspective corrections to make.   How to Update If Lightroom doesn’t prompt you to update, go to Help>Updates. Creative Cloud subscribers can also use their Creative Cloud app – go to the Apps tab and click on Update next to Lightroom CC. If you are reading this on the release date (June 8) and the updates aren’t yet available, you can download the […more]

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What’s New in Lightroom 6.5.1 / 2015.5.1?

Today Adobe released a free update to Lightroom CC and 6: CC 2015.5.1 and 6.5.1. This update fixes a few issues introduced in the last update and adds support for two more cameras, the Pentax K-1 and the Sony RX10 III (DSC-RX10M3). To install the update, in Lightroom go to Help>Updates. Creative Cloud subscribers will also find the update on the Apps tab in the Creative Cloud application. If the update isn’t available yet, you can download it from here (Mac  Windows) and then double click on it and install it. It’s always a good idea to back up your Lightroom catalog before updating. If you are not affected by the issues below and don’t have one of the two new cameras, you […more]

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Nik Plugins for Lightroom and Photoshop are Now Free

Google announced recently that it is making all seven of its popular and powerful Nik plugins available for free! I haven’t tried them all, but I love their U-Point technology for making local corrections, and I was really impressed by how I could easily produce stunning black and whites with Silver Effects Pro (that I didn’t have the experience to imagine beforehand.) Rather than list all the plugins here and what they are for, I’ll send you to this Nik plugins page. If your plugins don’t appear in Lightroom after installation, visit this troubleshooting page. It appears from Google’s statement that they will be focusing on mobile applications going forward – so don’t count on  future support for or development of these […more]

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LightroomTechnology Preview: Search for Objects, Colors and Themes in Your Photos!

Adobe has just announced a new Technology Preview section on Lightroom Web, where Creative Cloud subscribers can play with features that are still in development.  The first feature introduced is Search, which allows you to search for objects and themes in your photos – for example, find all photos with dogs in them or all photos with red in them – without having added keywords. The feature has not been perfected at this point, but it is nonetheless already very impressive. My fingers are  crossed, hoping that it makes its way into Lightroom Desktop in the not-too-distant future. As background, Lightroom Web allows you to access, edit and share your photos from anywhere using just a web browser. Either sync (upload) […more]

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