Adobe Lightroom 5.4 Released with Lightroom Mobile App

Adobe Lightroom 5.4Adobe Lightroom 5.4 Released

Today Adobe released Lightroom 5.4 which brings support for the FujiFilm X-t1 and provides Fuji camera profiles for their film simulations.  You can also download the Lightroom for use on your iPad (for iOS) from the AppStore.  You’ll need to be using Lightroom 5.4 to use Lightroom on your mobile device.  It does look like you must be an Adobe subscriber, with Creative Cloud or Photoshop/Lightroom subsciption to use the Lightoom mobile app.

You can read more on the Adobe blog

PhaseOne Capture One now supports the Fujifilm X-T1 RAW format

PhaseOne Capture One

A Lightroom Alternative?

Capture One, the RAW converter from PhaseOne now supports the Fujifilm X-T1.  Capture One comes in two versions: Pro and Express.  The Pro lists for $299 while the Express version is $99.

Adobe has a release candidate for their Camera RAW converter but there is no Lightroom equivalent so I’d have to manually pull the files from the SD card and use Camera RAW/Photoshop CC to use the RAW editor.  I’ve stayed away from PhotoNinja, which I heard is quite good but performance is terrible.

I’ll have to try out Capture One 7 to see how the RAW files for the Fujifilm X-T1 look.  Have you ever tried or use Capture One software?

My Thoughts on the Fuji X-T1

Fuji XT-1I wanted to share some quick thoughts on the Fuji X-T1 now that I’ve been able to use for almost a month.  I was excited when i pre-ordered this camera.  I had hoped it would be everything I hoped for: a smaller lighter camera with the all the control of DSLR.  [Read more...]

Apple Camera RAW 5.04 now supports the Fuji X-T1

OS X Mavericks Update

Apple OS X MavericksApple Camera RAW update 5.04 now support the Fuji X-T1 and X-E2 RAW format.  This means that Aperture and iPhoto can now read the Fuji X-T1 RAF files.  You must have per Apple:  Aperture version 3.4.5 or later, or iPhoto version 9.4.3 or later, is required to install this update.

I’m not an iPhoto user but I’ll have to try to edit one of my raw files in iPhoto to see how it works.

Now, if Adobe would just release their update to Camera Raw and Lightroom…