Johanfoto

Johanfoto

Lives in Netherlands Netherlands
Works as a Editor / Photographer
Has a website at www.johanfoto.com
Joined on Feb 7, 2005

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  • I know that, but I'm not sure everybody who follows this group does. Anyway, I think we all agree, so no need to go on about this.
  • Replied in LR question
    If you want a system where tags automatically carry over from one machine to the other, I would strongly suggest to use one and the same catalog on both machines. You can achieve this by storing ...
  • I think it's a little over the top to claim that Apple alienates those people. That only applies to those who do not only use Apple hardware, but also Apple software. There is no need for that, ...
  • I'm fine with any term, as long as people understand what it means. Lightroom also has real masks, such as the masking option in the 'Detail' panel. Using the alt-key, you can make this mask ...
  • I'm not sure what you mean with 'auto masking', but the B&W image you'll see has nothing to do with a mask. It just shows you which pixels are purely white (or black) and which are not, which is ...
  • Very good analogy. A Smart Collection would then be a list of people based on what they are, or how they look. "The Elderly" for example is a list of all people of 65 years of age or older. "The ...
  • There is a distinct difference here. If a user wants to use Dropbox on his Mac, but not on his iPhone, he is free to do that. Documents that have been synced through Dropbox once, don't require ...
  • True, but I don't think this is the point. As so many times, the point is not technology. You can always find a way to install plugins on every single device. That is indeed not so complicated. ...
  • Nope. Lightroom cannot be purchased in the app store.
  • No, it would be more than that. Not every possible Core Image adjustment will necessarily be available as a slider in Photos. Look at Pixelmator, for example. That application can do a lot that ...
  • To give you an example: Pixelmator is software that uses Core Image filters. But that doesn't make Pixelmator open source or public domain software. By the way: Apple is already placing quite a few ...
  • I'm not talking about public domain or open source software. I'm talking about software that can only call Apple's CoreImage algorithms for any image editing it does. Anything else can be closed ...
  • I've been thinking about this, but I do think there is more to it than that. I think that plugins will not be allowed to use proprietary algorithms at all, because that would break the ...
  • There are several threads in this forum where hopeful Aperture users are pointing out that Photos will feature plugins, and so plugins may turn Photos into a worthy successor of Aperture one day. ...
  • Not if Apple would have made it clear that you can't have both. On the other hand, I don't see any reason why Apple could not offer an iPad Aperture app, no other reason than lack of interest. ...
  • I agree. The pins in Lightroom are like adjustment layers in Photoshop, but Photoshop has many more layer types and layer options. There is no way the entire concept of Photoshop layers could be ...
  • I think this whole discussion has become purely a semantics debate. If you define a raw converter as any application that can convert raw data into rgb data, no matter what happens next and no ...
  • Apple didn't have to abandon Aperture. They could have upgraded it regularly the last four years, and could keep upgrading it now. They could have given us a choice: continue using Aperture and ...
  • That would only be useful if Photos offers something that DxO doesn't offer, such as good digital asset management. Otherwise you could just as well use DxO as your main raw converter.
  • The present Aperture plugins use a tiff file, sent by Aperture. Any new plugins will have to be able to work directly with raw data. Consequently, the fact that Nik still supports Aperture right ...
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