LRTimelapse 5.3.1 Update | LRTimelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

LRTimelapse 5.3.1 brings improvements in the keyboard navigation and fixes a couple of bugs. Buttons on Dialogs without textfield can now be operated with the keyboard by pressing the leading character of the button text on the keyboard. O for Okay, C for Cancel etc. The shorcuts are localized, that means it will be A for “Abbrechen” in German. Changed then Lightroom Process Version that will be set on initialization to the current version 11 (5 in the Lightroom UI)…

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Sony a9 Firmware 6.0 Adds Animal Eye AF, Interval Timer and More – Photography Article

If you own the Sony a9, it’s time to head over to the Sony website and download some new firmware. The long-awaited Firmware Version 6.0 has finally been released, adding Eye AF, an Interval Timer, and more to the high-speed Sony sports shooter. Firmware version 6.0 was first teased back in January when Sony revealed the a6400, and these same functions first made it to the a7 III and a7R III in April. Finally, after adding AI AF and some…

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$10 ‘E Release’ Firmware Doubles the Range of Your PocketWizard Triggers – Photography Article

PocketWizard has just released a major firmware upgrade for its Plus III and Plus IV triggers (more to come) that you absolutely want to check out. It’s called “E Release,” and it more than doubles the working range and the number of channels that your PocketWizard radio trigger is capable of. E Release is a refreshing, if odd, announcement from a trigger manufacturer; firmware updates for radio triggers aren’t typically newsworthy if they are released at all. E Release bucks…

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LRTimelapse 5.3 is ready for download! – Time.Lapse Photography Article

After a quite extensive beta-phase, LRTimelapse 5.3 is finally out now and brings many improvements. A big thank you to all beta testers who provided extensive feedback! You can download the new version from the download page. To update, just install it. If you encounter any problems, please join us in the forum! Here is what’s new: General Runs on Java 11 now. Mac: uses native Menu bar now at the top of the screen. On some systems scrolling to…

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Canon Shows Off Major Autofocus Update Coming Soon to EOS R and RP – Photography Article

Canon has released a sneak peek of an exciting firmware update coming soon to the EOS R system. The update is all about autofocus, and based on the teaser above it’ll provide a major boost in AF tracking performance to users of Canon’s full-frame mirrorless EOS R and EOS RP. With the plethora of camera and lens announcements from Canon today, the firmware update is easy to overlook, but the three key improvements that this update offers are significant. “The…

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Nikon Has Finally Added RAW Image Transfer to the SnapBridge App – Photography Article

Nikon launched version 2.6 of its wireless image transfer app Snapbrige yesterday, and the latest update comes with two long-awaited features: RAW image transfer and wireless camera control for Snapbridge compatible DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Users of Nikon’s older DSLRs like the D750 could already do some of this with the old Wireless Mobile Utility app, but for all its design and usability advantages, the Snapbridge app was still limited… until now. With the release of version 2.6, Nikon is…

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Adobe Updates Lightroom with GPU Accelerated Editing – Photography Article

Adobe has officially released their August Photography update for Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw, which is focused on “performance and improving your workflow.” The update adds several little improvements, but the most intriguing update is the addition of GPU Accelerated Editing. To say Adobe Lightroom Classic CC has been plagued by slow performance is an understatement. It’s a constant complaint from Lightroom users that has pushed many photographers to at least try alternatives like Capture One Pro. Major performance updates,…

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Pixelmator Pro Extension Adds Layers, RAW Editing and More to Apple Photos – Photography Article

Earlier today, popular macOS Photoshop alternative Pixelmator Pro just released a major update. Pixelmator Pro 1.4 ‘Hummingbird’ adds a slew of useful new features, but the biggest news is the addition of an Apple Photos extension that turns Apple’s built-in photos app into a full-blown editing suite by integrating all of Pixelmator’s features. If you’re deeply ingrained in the Apple ecosystem, you know the benefits of using Apple Photos. iCloud syncing means that your photos are always up to date…

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Instagram Will Now Warn You Before it Disables Your Account – Photography Article

Yesterday, Instagram announced two changes to its “Account Disable Policy.” The first will enable Instagram to disable offending accounts more easily; the second means you’ll now get a warning before your account is shut down. Instagram’s previous “Account Disable Policy” kicked in only when an account had crossed some threshold of “violating content.” Once you crossed that percentage, your account would be disabled, no questions asked or warnings given. Over the years, we’ve seen photographers of all stripes fall on…

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Apple Kills Off the Last Non-Touchbar MacBook Pros, Discounts MacBook Air – Photography Article

Apple continued its trend of quietly updating its laptop lineup this week, releasing a few hardware updates for its MacBookPro and MacBook Air computers, while killing off the last of the non-touchbar MacBook Pro options. That’s right, if you want an old-fashioned keyboard with physical function keys, there is no longer a MacBook Pro model for you. If the loss of the function keys doesn’t bother you, the news is actually quite positive. Photographers who don’t need much in way…

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Loupedeck+ Now Works with Adobe Camera Raw – Photography Article

Loupedeck has announced that it’s popular photo editing console is now compatible with Adobe Camera Raw. Photoshop integration was previously launched in late 2018. “The Camera Raw integration provides more flexibility for Adobe users, allowing them to bring some of the basic features to the Loupedeck+ and increase functionality with Photoshop,” Loupedeck says. Things that can now be done with the Loupedeck+ in Adobe Camera Raw include categorizing photos (with stars and colors), editing raw photos and making all basic…

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Olympus E-M1 Mark II Firmware v3.0 Brings E-M1X AF and IQ – Photography Article

Olympus has announced firmware version 3.0 for the E-M1 Mark II mirrorless camera (which was announced in 2016). The update improves the camera’s autofocus and image quality to be on par with the new E-M1X announced in January 2019. The E-M1 Mark II and E-M1X are the two professional bodies in the OM-D series, and Olympus is bringing the three-year-old camera up to speed to compete with rivals in the increasingly crowded mirrorless camera market. With firmware v3.0, the E-M1…

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What’s New With the iPhone’s Camera and Photos Apps in iOS 13 – Photography Article

The 2019 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off in San Jose yesterday, and Apple made several major announcements (including the new Mac Pro and 6K display) during the keynote presentation. One of the unveilings was for iOS 13, and a number of big improvements are coming to the iPhone’s Camera and Photos apps. Portrait Lighting Apple is “taking portrait lighting to a new level.” There’s a brand new Camera Portrait Lighting effect called High-Key Mono. Portrait Lighting effects are now…

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LRTimelapse 5.2.1 Update | LRTimelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

LRTimelapse 5.2.1 is out with some improvements and fixes. Added a new Sync-Script for “Gradients Only” – this will sync only the edited gradients, but preserve the LRTimelapse compensations. All other tools but the gradients can be selectively synced with the native Lightroom Sync tool. Thanks to Charlie Tennessen for implementing this. For more details see this forum post. Reload will now restore any Holy Grail or Deflicker adjustments should they have been altered while editing (for example because someone…

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LRTimelapse 5.2 Update | LRTimelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

LRTimelapse 5.2 is out with many improvements and fixes. Please upgrade as soon as possible! As any 5.x update, 5.2 is a free update for anyone with a LRTimelapse 5 license key. Users with LRT4 licenses, still can get a discounted upgrade to their license LRT5 here. Improvements The importer will now skip .dat index files which for example the Nikon Z7 and Z6 create instead of putting them into a “MISC” folder. In “Visual Preview” mode the keyframe indicators…

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LRTimelapse 5.1.1 Update | LRTimelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

LRTimelapse 5.1.1 provides mostly fixes but also some improvements. Please update as soon as possible. Increased number of supported parallel threads to 64 and changed the way the number of threads are configured in Settings/Expert Settings. Some security features in the lates Mac and Windows OS could lead to blocked or deleted interface files between LRTimelapse and its renderer. For example this could prevent sequences with custom naming from being rendered. I’ve now changed the way in which temporary files…

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LRTimelapse 5.1.0 Update | LRTimelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

LRTimelapse 5.1.0 is an important update with many improvements and fixes on which I worked for quite some time now. This is what’s new: Motion Blur Plus Reloaded! More levels, better quality, no more contrast/color changes in higher levels! The Levels have been renamed to 2-20 and reflect the number of frames that are blended. Motion Blur levels 2,3 and 4 are now available with a private license (formerly only 3). The higher levels are available with the Pro license.…

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LRTimelapse 5.0.9 | LRTimelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

LRTimelapse 5.0.9 is a free update for all LRTimelapse 5 users.(LRT4 users can still get a discounted upgrade for their license.) Changelog Added Keyframing for the intensity of “Looks” introduced with one of the latest Lightroom Classic CC updates. Added Exif Data display tab to the Image Properties dialog. Improved detection of White Balance handling for DJI (Mavic) DNG files and others. Now those files should be detected correctly and the White Balance should travel from Lightroom without having to…

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LRTimelapse 5.0.8 Update | LRTimelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

LRTimelapse 5.0.8 is a free update for all LRTimelapse 5 users. (LRT4 users need can buy a discounted upgrade for their license.) Changelog Table crashed when loading a folder with one image only, fixed. When clicking on one Radiobutton in the LRTExport Plugin on Mac all others were cleared, regardless of the radio button group. This is a bug in the Adobe SDK, but I managed to work around it. Removed the obsolete Option to show the sequence durations in…

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Changes | Under the Abaya – Photobook Photography Article

Tomorrow marks one year since I posted on this blog.  This month marks 10 years since I first moved to Saudi. Was it a coincidence that I felt the urge to write this evening, or was it my remembering how writing used to help me make sense of my inner world and to relieve certain amounts of stress and anxiety? Either way, I guess it’s time for an update. So much has changed in my life over the past year.…

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