Today’s on Kelby’s Show, Tom Hogarty, a product manager for Adobe demoed a prototype/alpha/may-never-see-the-light-of-day app that provides photographers a way to edit RAW files with many of the develop modules we love in Lightroom and the ability to rate, sort, flag etc. Cool and then. . . all of this would be synced through the cloud to your master library!! That would be awesome. I now imagine myself relaxing, a high resolution tablet on my lap, swiping through photos, rating, pinching to zoom and check focus and quickly dealing with a large number of photos in a smooth, efficient and comfortable manner. I might be getting ahead of myself here – there was no release date and no mention that this was even definitively scheduled as a product that is coming to market.

I queued the video to start where they begin discussing the app.

In Related News – I get asked all the time for photo editing software options and my answer 90% of the time is Lightroom. It is approachable program though I wouldn’t necessarily call it beginner friendly that offers a ton of power, maybe three tons! But there are times that people what a more photoshop like experience and Mac users have an option that was recently update and very affordable, Acorn– Until the end of this month it is being offered for $29, that is a lot easy to swallow than the hundreds Photoshop costs.  There are of course many things Photoshop can do that Acorn can’t but I am betting for 90% of you photographers out there, Acorn combined with Lightroom will handle almost all your needs.AcornImageEditor

Window’s users feeling left out – I have been playing around with http://pixlr.com/ It is browser based but certainly capable and the interface doesn’t look all that different from Acorn. And of course since it is browser based it is available to anyone.

http://pixlr.com/
http://pixlr.com/

 

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 The Stars above Vis Harbor. I loved the town of Vis and the island of Vis - lovely quiet little place off the coast of Croatia. See more of it including an animation of this star stacking AND one angry hooded crow that really wanted to take out my drone! http://photorec.tv/croatia Captured with the #GH5 and 12-60 f/2.8-4 Lens | 41 exposures of 60 seconds in length - done in camera - the GH5 allows up to 60 second shutter speeds. Nifty!
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