That’s not the only question… It’s also a question of whether to upgrade at all.
Program: Lightroom CC (2015) Platforms Tested Available: Mac, Windows Price: $9.99 per month (with Photoshop CC and Lightroom Mobile); Lightroom 6 is also available, without PS & the other CC stuff and without some updates, for $149 or $79 to upgrade from LR5 Installation: Must first download and install the Creative Cloud. From there, you can try or […]
Program: Lightroom Mobile Platforms Tested Available: iPhone, Android Price: “free” as part of the $9.99/month CC Photography plan (with Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC and some other goodies) Installation: its a usual download from the app store, but it won’t work without a Creative Cloud membership and one of the monthly plans. With my 30 day trial of […]
Program: darktable (1.6.3; updated to 1.6.7 late in the review process) Platforms Available Tested: Linux, Mac, Windows Installation: normal download dmg & drag app to Applications folder (or wherever you like). Easy. darktable is probably the closest to Lightroom that you’ll find in the open source space. With the exception of user-definable albums (they’re called Film Rolls in darktable, and they’re […]
The Zone System module is not quite as modular as the color correction module, and the precision is equally imprecise, but it’s a great deal of fun, nonetheless. I trust you have some idea about the Zone System. If not, go read up on it. The scroll wheel defines the number of zones, and you […]
Every time I play with darktable, I find something else worth playing with… This time, it’s the Color Correction module.
There’s really not much to say here… after finding my way around with the first two images, it was relatively easy to convert this shot to black & white for this Black & Wednesday. darktable has a monochrome module unlike any black/white conversion modules I’ve seen before. Essentially, you drag the circle around and change […]