Adobe Lightroom 4

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Tourists speed down the Sale River in the Kimberley wet season
Tourists speed down the Sale River in the Kimberley wet season

Tourists speed down the Sale River in the Kimberley wet season

A few weeks ago I downloaded the beta version of Adobe Lightroom 4 and then promptly forgot about it.  With thousands of images to go through after our 9 day trip up the coast I decided to have another look.

My first impression of Lightroom 4 was that it was slow to load the images and I had a few problems sorting out how to import limited selections, but after figuring out a workaround, I’m impressed.  The dark interface works well with the images and complements Photoshop CS6, and the HDR presets that I downloaded here  are fantastic and really easy to apply (just go easy!).

There’s also a new HDR function in Photoshop with more control over tonal values.  I’d still love to be able to reduce the ghosting, but maybe that will come in time.