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OSX Not Colour Calibrated

It seems that Apple left one thing out of the equation for Safari 3.1 – colour adherence. With my new Dell 2408WFP, I was getting quite stroppy – as no matter how many times I would calibrate it – it would continually not show the correct colours as compared to…

Neat Lightroom Shortcut

Ever wanted to hide the left+right pane’s within Lightroom without having either custom defined shortcuts, or modifying OS X keyboard preferences to enable function keys?

File Backup Strategy

Photos are the most precious material possession anyone owns, and should be the first to be saved in the case of a fire. So how does one provide the appropriate backup solution to safeguard their cherished memories? My general approach to backing up the photos is by no means simple,…

Lightroom 1.2 – Minor Update

The feature-set within Lightroom’s newly released 1.2 ‘update’ – should have really been a mere patch or a service pack, and carried the 1.1.1 designation – as that’s all it really is. Lets have a look at some of the main new updates/fixes [complete list available over at Adobe]: XMP…

ACR 4.2 Released and now Lightroom 1.2

Many souls weren’t happy that Adobe didn’t support Canon’s 40D when they got it, in ACR and consequently in Lightroom. Now you can jump for joy – as right now ACR supports 40D Also note that on the page it lists Lightroom 1.2 as available also, yet this has been…

Canon 40D + Lightroom Auto-Rotate

Cameras these days record the orientation of the camera when you take a shot, and write this into EXIF which is embedded into the photo. There seems to be a new way in which the 40D does it. If anyone has attempted to import from 40D into Lightroom, they might…

Canon EOS 40D – mini Review + Problems

Am a happy owner of the Canon 40D. You can get plenty of complete previews/reviews off other sites I will merely mention several things. I purchased the kit, which included the 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS USM lens. Initially I was considering of purchasing the 400D, although after having a handle of…

Lightroom 1.1 – No longer slow

After I updated Lightroom to 1.1, I had mixed reaction. At first I was very pleased with the added features such as spraying meta tags onto photos. Although I was very unhappy with the fact that the update rendered my Lightroom, simply unworkable – it was way too slow. The…

Upload from Lightroom to Flickr

If you fit into the following criteria, this post is for you. a fan of Adobe’s Lightroom you happen to be a Flickr user you haven’t seen the light and you’re using Windows You might want to know how to actually upload directly from Lightroom and into Flickr. Step 1…

Adobe Lightroom + Open SDK

Throughout the last few years, it has been evident that the only way that a company is to make it ‘big’ is to allow people to create and add content themselves. This is evident through the likes of Google with their Map mashups, SecondLife and ability to create businesses and…