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Sunday
Jun052011

Butterfly keyword list

Quick update - there was a problem with the link to my Butterfly keyword list for Adobe Lightroom - this is now fixed.

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Friday
Jun032011

Keyboard shortcuts for cropping with Lightroom 3

As much as I dislike composing after the fact (i.e. cropping in post-processing), it can be difficult to resist the temptation to tinker…so here are the finger dances I use most with the cropping tool:

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Thursday
Jun022011

Good to be home with the local Owls

Although we had a great trip, after 17 days away, it is good to be back home in Norfolk.

It is also good to see how much things have changed since we left!

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Thursday
Jun022011

Lightroom 3.4.1 and ACR 6.4.1

I know, this is late news - Adobe released these fix versions whilst I was away.

These are minor updates, adding recent camera support and fixing some issue, including possibility of JPEG file corruption.

You can get the updates through the normal application updates or download them from Adobe.

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Tuesday
May312011

Update to Canon lens availability in the UK

For those of you who must have/can afford the new mkII big Canon primes, they recently announced new sales availibility/release dates on the Canon UK blog:

EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM   Late August, 2011 
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM   Late August, 2011 
EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM   Late July, 2011 
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM    Within 2011*
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM    Within 2011*

 

These dates seem to be in line with the main Canon press release for the USA (with prices):

  • Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens is scheduled to be available in late July 2011 ($1,399)
  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens is scheduled to be available in late August 2011 ($6,599)
  • Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens is scheduled to be available in late August 2011 ($10,499)
  • Canon EF 500mm F4L IS II USM lens is scheduled to be available in December 2011 ($9,499)
  • Canon EF 600mm F4L IS II USM lens is also scheduled to be available in December 2011 ($11,999)
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