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Lightroom Performance Update Coming Soon

According to dppreview.com. Adobe has announced a Lightroom performance update coming soon.  One of my frustrations with Adobe has been the slow performance of Lightroom.

According to Adobe the update will show an improvement on multi-core computers running at least 12gb of RAM. This is somewhat disappointing given that many new Computers Come with 8gb of RAM installed, and would need to be upgraded to see any improvement. Read more Lightroom Performance Update Coming Soon

Lightroom Replacement Options and Opinions

With the latest changes to Lightroom by Adobe, many photographers seem to be looking for Lightroom Replacement Options and Opinions. I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Adobe ever since they went the way of the subscription model. I have been paying $10/month for the Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop subscription. With the latest announcement I tried Adobe Lightroom CC and did not like it at all. I had to cancel my plan since I changed to the 1TB cloud storage option (while it was on sale for $15/month for the first year) hoping that it would work the way I wanted it to work. Unfortunately it didn’t so I cancelled and had to go back to the original $10/month Lightroom/photoshop plan. Read more Lightroom Replacement Options and Opinions

The New Adobe Lightroom CC / Classic

Once again Adobe has seemed to rip the fabric of the universe in half by splitting Lightroom into 2 versions. Now it is available as Adobe Lightroom CC and Adobe Lightroom Classic. Like many, I’m not sure I like the idea of storing all my images on the cloud, especially if that cloud is controlled by someone else! My initial knee jerk reaction was to once again try and find an alternative to Adobe. The problem with that is that there is not another program that does everything that Adobe does, nor do they do most of what Adobe does nearly as well, either. Read more The New Adobe Lightroom CC / Classic

My Love-Hate Relationship with Lightroom

I am frequently asked what is the best program to edit your images. There are quite a few choices out there, but the one choice that seems to stand out above the rest is Adobe’s Lightroom. Unfortunately I am hesitant to offer up this advice due to My Love-Hate Relationship with Lightroom. For the most part I like Lightroom, but there are some things that just drive me nuts. Read more My Love-Hate Relationship with Lightroom

Organizing Your Images: You Need a DAM System

One of the biggest issues that has faced photographers since the beginning of time is how to organize your images so that you can find them later. Digital has further complicated this issue since most photographers shoot significantly more images now than we did when we shot with film. But one of the advantages digital offers us is the ability to organize each image with multiple ways to find them. The big problem now is figuring out a system that works for you. Read more Organizing Your Images: You Need a DAM System