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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Speed up your workflow by using keyboard shortcuts

One easy way to speed up your workflow when working with Windows or Adobe Lightroom is to use keyboard shortcuts. Unfortunately, many of us are not aware of all the useful shortcuts that are out there.

these are two comprehensive lists of the shortcuts:

Lightroom 3

Windows 7

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Altaro Oops!Backup Software for Windows

I have been looking around for a good backup software for my Windows machine for quite some time. Finally I found a product that is low on resources and at the same time offers all the convenience of newest generation backup software like Apples TimeMachine.

The neat thing: The software keeps all previous versions of your files and you can go back to them whenever you need them. Also, backups are saved incrementally, preventing unnecessary waste of backup disk space.

for a free trial of this software see here:

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Adobe lens profile for Carl Zeiss 2.8/24-70 SSM updated

I discovered that one of the lens profiles that I posted here previously did not work properly. I now generated a new version of this profile:

A900 + Carl Zeiss AF 24-70mm F2.8 ZA T* SSM: