Archive for May, 2009

Camera Raw 5.4 Available on Adobe Labs

The Camera Raw 5.4 Release Candidate is now available on Adobe Labs. The release includes new camera support for the following models:

* Canon EOS 500D (EOS Rebel T1i)
* Epson R-D1x
* Hasselblad CF-22
* Hasselblad CF-22MS
* Hasselblad CF-39
* Hasselblad CF-39MS
* Hasselblad CFH-22
* Hasselblad CFH-39
* Hasselblad CFV503
* Hasselblad CWD
* Hasselblad H2D-22
* Hasselblad H2D-39
* Hasselblad H3D-22
* Hasselblad H3D-31
* Hasselblad H3D-39
* Hasselblad H3DII-22
* Hasselblad H3DII-31
* Hasselblad H3DII-39
* Hasselblad H3DII-39MS
* Hasselblad H3DII-50
* Kodak EasyShare Z980
* Nikon D5000
* Olympus E-450
* Olympus E-620
* Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1
* Sigma DP2

This release also includes new DNG Compatibility conversion options. These choices are explained on the Adobe Labs web site and help address the additional options available with an upcoming revision of the DNG Specification.

If you have feedback on this release please post a descriptive topic on the Adobe User to User forums.

A Lightroom 2.4 Release Candidate is not currently available.

May/June User Group Events

The Twin Cities Lightroom User Group will meet Wednesday, May 13, 2009, from 7-9PM.

Topics and speakers include:

Rick Spaulding will talk about the latest in digital SLR equipment – everything from camera bodies, to lenses and flashes.

Rikk Flohr, professional photographer and trainer, will discuss his Lightroom HDR worklow and using external editors in Lightroom – including Enfuse and the Photomatix LR Plugin.

Craig Marble, Senior Lightroom QE Lead, will give out some insider tips about presets in Lightroom.

More information on the group’s website and Facebook page.

The Indianapolis Lightroom User Group will meet June 3, 2009 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. More information on the group’s website and Adobe Group page.