20 Nov '13
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12,29 euro for Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5!!

That's a super bargain guys, infact for a limited time, until december 2nd 2013, you can get the bundle with Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 for only 12,29 euro. Finally a fair price, even if only for two weeks. Maybe it's some sort of mass apologize after the disaster of the hackers who stole the details of 150 millions of users from their server? Who knows. Anyway, the only downside for this offer is that you have to subscribe for at least one year, but if you need these two software, I don't think it's a big deal, and as long as  you renew this subscribtion, the price will remain the same. Not bad, not bad at all!
Anyway, if you want to subscribe to this amazing offer, click here!


The deal has been extended till the 8th of december!

UPDATE 2 - 11/12/13

Well, apparently Adobe wants to keep this offer going, as now it's extended till the 31st december.

13 Sep '13
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Lightroom Tips: how to export all your presets in a few clicks

This time I'm not going to talk about my photos or photography in general, but I'm going to talk about one of the best piece of software ever made, Adobe Lightroom. A few days ago I bought a new computer, as my 4 years old iMac had enough of me, and I got an Apple Mac Mini with a very good monitor, an Asus PB278Q. But now I have a problem: I have to move all my files, my email accounts, and especially the billion of presets I made over the years on Lightroom. Well, maybe they are not a billion, but for sure several hundreds. And while Lightroom does a lot of things well, there are a few where it doesn't really shine, and one of these is how to export presets (unless there is a secret button that I don't know). From the interface you can only export one presets at a time, and it's fine if you have a few presets, but quite insane if you have hundreds, as in my case.
But the Nerd there is in me felt that there were a quicker way, as these presets has to reside somewhere on my computer, as simple files I can copy in a few clicks, so I started to google around, and I found out that I was right.
All your presets, but not only those, as you can do the same with the export presets and your watermark, can be found at this path:

/Users/[user name]/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Lightroom/

or (If you are a Windows user) at:

C:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom

In this folder you will see several folders, the "Develop Presets" is the one where your presets are, but you can also see your Export Presets, Watermarks, Print Templates (if you use them), Color Profiles, etc... Which I can copy and paste (and do a backup of them is not a bad idea at all) on my brand new computer.

04 Jul '13

How To Develop a Raw File by Chris Knight

I just stole this video from Fstoppers, where Chris Knight shows one way to developer RAW files in Lightroom 5 and to get as much as possible of dynamic range, and that's one of the reason you should always shoot in RAW, as this format keeps alll the information the sensor of your camera can catch, information that would be lost if you shoot in JPEG.
Bear in mind that this is one method, not THE method.

(via Fstoppers)

21 Jun '13
15 Apr '13
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Lightroom 5 Public Beta available

Adobe just released the public beta for the next version of Photoshop Lightroom 5, which will bring plenty of new features:

Advanced Healing Brush

Radial Filter


The beta program will run through June 30th, and you can download from here.

Bear in mind that this is a beta version, so it's still far away from a finished product, and do not uset it in production environment!

(via MacRumors via Photoshop.com Blog)