Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Wish List

It looks like TechCrunch & USA Today blew an embargo on the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 beta due to be released, and now lots of places are getting in on the action. I thought it’d be a good time to update my Lightroom wish list from version 4. The leaked posts mention a few new features that make it easier to retouch images, some automation around leveling photos (which would be a godsend for me, I cannot seem to take a level handheld vertical shot), and some catalog improvements. By & large, though, the announcements were pretty content-free, so I’ll definitely need to spin up a virtual machine to see what else they might have added.[0] Here’s my list of …

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4 AM

The 11307th photo I’ve taken with my Nikon D80. I kinda like it.

Winter Wonderland

By “winter wonderland” I sort of mean “winter hell hole.” At least until the plows get to us. I hate the cold but I love the snow, mainly because it’s what my 4×4 Jeep Grand Cherokee is made for. It was also apparently made for pulling my neighbors out, too. A minivan with 5 inches of clearance vs. 9 inches of snow — yeah, no wonder they got stuck. Compare & contrast today’s outdoor look to November 30th, a mere 20 days ago.