Lightroom 2 has been released!
Ok y’all – Lightroom 2 has been released. Many of you assume that my sponsorship with Adobe means I get the inside scoop on things like this. I don’t. I wait with the rest of you. And hold my breath. And beg the gods to be merciful and intervene. And today it’s out.
The Abobe site has posted their Lightroom 2.0 page HERE. And NAPP, as always, has a learning centre up already – The Lightroom 2 Learning Center is HERE.
Matt Kloskowski, the man behind the curtain at Lightroom Killer Tips has a great list of links and resources relevant to Lr2. Check it out HERE.
As they say elsewhere in cyberculture: whoot! Once I get my own copy I’ll let you know how it’s impacted my workflow, but I can already tell you I am excited about features like the brush capabilities, the post-crop vignette, and the graduated filter. Small things I once took images into Photoshop for, now I can do more of this in Lightroom itself.
Why Vision Matters
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Monday Headlines, etc.
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Adobe Lightroom 2.0 Beta Released
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SlideShowPro For Lightroom
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