When Lightroom 4 hit the virtual bookshelves a couple weeks ago, there was quite a bit of buzz in the blogosphere. I’ve even talked briefly about it solo here on the blog (albeit in Beta format), but now that the hubbub has all died down, it was great to take a step back and really look at the nitty gritty details of the application with the calculating eyes of Laura Shoe! For those of you that don’t know Laura – she’s an educator and trainer and has released her own DVD and Video resource manual for everything you need to know about LR4. I invited her on the show to share some thoughts and insights on a deeper level for everyone. We talk about our favorite features,and look at the roadmap for the program. Can there possibly be more? What has Adobe missed or should we expect to see in the future? We also tackle a few listener questions, so be sure to get the latest from The Learning Digital Photography Podcast!
Our Five Favorite Updates to LR4 and Why…1. Highlight and shadow detail – dynamic range 2. Adjustments brush and graduated filter – we now have localized White Balance adjustments 3. Soft Proofing 4. Map Module 5. Book Module
Features Features to Hope For1. Panos in Lightroom 2. Books plugins 3. Slideshow Module 4. Content-aware fill in the adjustment brush 5. Manage PDF Files
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Thanks to Laura for taking the time out to sit down and talk with us on the show! Especially exciting as we enter the last week of the March giveaway too, knowing what’s on deck! Are your photos in yet? More is coming up this week, so if you haven’t gotten your photos in yet, be sure to get in soon!