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17 May 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 20 2019

Welcome to the Sir Apfelot newsreel! On this Friday, I'll show you the Apple and tech news that caught my eye in calendar week 20 of 2019. After WhatsApp ended for various [...]
4 April 2019

Skylum Luminar Flex - Plugin for Photoshop, Lightroom and Photos for Mac

Skylum as a developer and the individual apps for photo editing have already been a topic here in the blog several times. As of April 4, 2019, the makers of Luminar, Aurora HDR, AirMagic and Co. [...]
12 October 2018

DVD tip + raffle: “Works of art from holiday photos 5” by Pavel Kaplun

Long gone are the days when you looked at black and white photos in creaky photo albums or boxes of discolored Polaroids in order to remember the moments captured. Today pretty much anyone can [...]
20 December 2017
The large dial on the controller is for rotating and cropping the photo. If you press the "Fn" key at the same time, you have a particularly fine adjustment.

My experience with Loupedeck - the video mixer for Lightroom

A few months ago I received the Loupedeck from the manufacturer for a test report. But what is this Loupedeck actually? Some time ago I already had an advance notice about this Lightroom video mixer on the blog [...]
12 July 2017

Buy Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom without a subscription - prepaid via Amazon

Photoshop without subscription - If you want to use Photoshop CC and Lightroom as a photo package from Adobe as a full version, but without a subscription with monthly costs, you can buy a kind of prepaid license key from Amazon. The activation code or Redeem code from [...]
2 June 2017

Pre-order the Loupedeck: Buy a mixer for Lightroom

Loupedeck is the name of a control console for Adobe Lightroom, which is reminiscent of a mixer and wants to compete with big names like Palette Gear. You can pre-order Loupedeck since yesterday. What do you think about the market launch of the tool [...]
16 May 2017
Cheap Palette Gear Alternative Cheap For Lightroom

Inexpensive Palette Gear Alternative: Control Lightroom with a MIDI controller

Using Lightroom with a MIDI controller: You use Lightroom and want to improve your workflow, but don't want to spend hundreds of euros to buy the buttons, sliders and knobs from Palette Gear? Then you should [...]
28 November 2016
Loupedeck Lightroom Indiegogo Edit Photos Mixer Controls

Loupedeck: Mixing console tool for image processing with Lightroom from 2017

Loupedeck is currently being financed through Indiegogo, a piece of hardware developed in Finland for image processing that is not unlike a mixer. The team, which partly consists of former Nokia employees, wants Loupedeck in 2017 for users of [...]
24 September 2015
Photoshop Lightroom 6 and CC: The Complete Guide

Book review: Adobe Lightroom 6 / CC Instructions as a manual by István Velsz

Professional photographers, interested private users and, last but not least, everyone who stands in between or who owns the program for completely different reasons - everyone who has been using Photoshop Lightroom 21 / CC since its appearance on April 2015, 6 [...]
16 July 2014
Aperture to Lightroom

Switching from Aperture to Lightroom - this is how the move works

After Apple announced that Aperture will no longer be developed, many photographers are faced with the problem of having to decide which horse to bet on in the future. My recommendation is still Adobe Photoshop [...]