Adobe has released an update to its Photoshop Lightroom software, available immediately as a free upgrade for existing Lightroom 2 users. Lightroom 2.2 adds raw support for seven new camera models including the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon PowerShot G10. The update also includes several refinements such as enhanced performance of the local adjustment tools.
In addition, Adobe's Camera Profiles are now available natively within Lightroom 2.2 and are provided automatically as part of this release. As the visual starting point for the raw processing workflow, camera profiles provide flexibility that allows photographers to quickly achieve their desired rendering.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 is essential for today's digital photography workflow with quick options for importing, processing, managing, and showcasing images. With its second Lightroom update this fall, Adobe continues to show its commitment to the photographic community, allowing photographers to take advantage of the latest cameras and technology.
Lightroom 2.2 supports the following additional camera models: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon PowerShot G10, Panasonic DMC-G1, Panasonic DMC-FX150, Panasonic DMC-FZ28, Panasonic DMC-LX3 and Leica D-LUX 4. Pricing and Availability
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.2 is available now as a free download
for existing Lightroom 2 customers. Lightroom 2 can be purchased through the Adobe Store
. The estimated street price is £199.99 ex Vat for new users with an upgrade price of £79.00 ex Vat for qualifying Lightroom customers.