Interesting Links for January 16th, 2012
A few interesting links about Photography, Technology, Social Media, and Gadgets that I’ve come across recently. Some are smart, some are funny, and some are just plain dumb, but they are all interesting for one reason or another. Have a look and let me know what you think:
- Special upgrade offer | Adobe Creative Suite family
Adobe have backed down on their previous announcements that there would be special pricing for upgrades to CS6 from Photoshop CS3 and CS4 (and all the other tools in the Creative Suite older than 1 previous version). They will now be offering reduced pricing to upgrade from CS3 or CS4 from the time CS6 arrives until the end of 2012…
- Lensrentals.com Lens Repair Data 2011
The information in this annual blog post is always informative and might be useful if used in the right way. Keep in mind that rental companies represent a true torture test for photography equipment, so you have to take the information with a grain of salt and use it as relative information rather than absolutes.
- Better Photography Backgrounds – Rise & Tilt
The video is a bit cheezy, but the concept is great. If you want clean backgrounds in your images you need to pay attention to what's behind your subject. If you can't clean it up then get up higher and use the floor or ground instead of whatever cruft is on the walls or in the scenery behind.
- Fotoshop by Adobé – YouTube
This commercial isn't real, neither are society's standards of beauty. Full post here with behind the scenes: jesserosten.com/2012/fotoshop-by-adobe
- Tutorials | Photoshop Lightroom 4 Beta Preview
Here is a series of FREE videos from Lynda.com by Photographer Chris Orwig to introduce you to all the changes and new features in the beta version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.
- AdobeTV | What’s New in Lightroom 4 Beta
Lots of great videos from Adobe about the new Lightroom 4 beta for Photographers. If you are considering running the new version you shoudl definitely check out the video to learn about the changes to the develop module.