Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video What is DNG, and how can Lightroom help?, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
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It's quite possible you've heard a lot of talk about DNG, which stands for digital negative. …This is Adobe's answer to obsolescence. …You see, there is a potential future problem and the problem is right now there is many …camera manufacturers and every camera manufacturer has a different algorithm for writing raw files. …That's okay right now because as the cameras are current, so is the software, and a lot …of these raw formats are supported. …But what happens later on down the road when some of the camera manufacturers may go out …of business or discontinue different raw formats? And what happens when there are operating …systems that are upgraded and the format for the RAW converters are not upgraded to go …with the operating systems? We've seen things like this happen from some programs in the past.…
Right now, there is a lot of files in a lot of formats that can't be read anymore. …Well, the answer to that is DNG, and Adobe has created this digital negative format which …is an open source format and they encourage camera manufacturers to start supporting it. …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
Foundations of Photography: Exposurewith Ben Long3h 24m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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