NEWACR

Last week I told you about the next version of Photoshop Lightroom that was in the works.  One of the things that excites me most is support for new cameras.  It’s always a drag when you’ve got a brand new camera and you can’t open up its raw file to make major edits.  Sure, the manufacturer may provide fairly limited software, but I want to use Lightroom and Photoshop.

I found myself with just this problem as I’ve been shooting with my new Olympus OM-D E-M1.  Fortunately, that problem has now gone away.  Download the Lightroom 8.3 Release Candidate from Adobe Labs (you must be a current Lightroom customer).  This adds support for several new cameras and lenses. You can also get Camera Raw 8.3 as a release candidate on Adobe Labs for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC.

New Camera Support in Release Candidate

  • Canon PowerShot S120
  • Fujifilm XQ1
  • Fujifilm X-E2
  • Nikon 1 AW1
  • Nikon Coolpix P7800
  • Nikon D610
  • Nikon D5300 (*)
  • Olympus OM-D E-M1
  • Olympus STYLUS 1 (*)
  • Panasonic DMC-GM1
  • Phase One IQ260
  • Phase One IQ280
  • Sony A7 (ILCE-7)
  • Sony A7R (ILCE-7R)
  • Sony DSC-RX10 (*)

* denotes preliminary support

Here’s a sample of mine.  I shot on the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 at night in Tokyo.  The image cleaned up great using ACR.

BAACR

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About Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based in Washington, D.C. He is the Publisher of Photofocus and Creative Cloud User as well as an author on Lynda.com. Rich has authored several books including From Still to Motion, Understanding Photoshop, Professional Web Video, and Creating DSLR Video.

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