by Franky » Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:58 am
by jthomas » Thu Jul 09, 2009 4:55 pm
by Apex » Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:34 pm
by Wastral » Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:56 pm
by ajdonner » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:19 pm
by albanberg » Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:16 pm
by albanberg » Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:27 pm
ajdonner wrote:I recently purchased a Nikon dslr and am looking into software for processing RAW files and cataloging the raw and jpeg/tiff files generated. I plan to try out those that offer a demo option however as I am new to the field I'd like to get the opinions of those that have already tried out the major ones (Photoshop, Aperture, Lightroom, GIMP etc.).
I am familiar with basic photographic principles, am relatively tech savvy and am using a macbook (3 GB memory dedicated to Mac OS/1 GB to virtual PC). I've been using iPhoto for photos generated using my P&S and like the cataloging simplicity and integration with other Apple products. iPhoto recognizes the NEF files from my new dslr, allows basic editing (really slow) and saves edits as either jpegs (default) or tiffs (user selectable).
Beyond these fundamental abilities what do other softwares offer that you use on a regular basis. Do you use one program for edits and another for cataloging? Are other programs quicker or is that really a limitation of my computer? What attributes do you find most useful?
by BLong » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:22 am
by jonclimbingon » Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:05 am
Franky wrote:Anyone check out the Olympus E-P1? I think it really shot itself to the top of the heap, although the lack of a built in optical view finder might be a bit painful in typical bright mountain conditions, even with the add on viewfinder it is probably easier to carry that most SLRs in the mountains.
by Diego Sahagún » Wed Jan 06, 2010 12:55 am
by Diego Sahagún » Wed Jan 06, 2010 1:16 am
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