Subject: Re: Lightroom CC
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
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Subject: Re: Lightroom CC
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 14:08:00 -0400
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On 10/29/2017 1:09 PM, Tim Watts wrote:
> On 29/10/17 13:56, Davoud wrote:
>> Tim Watts:
>>
>>> On a tangent, but under the same topic:
>>>
>>> I just had a very quick play with Lightroom Web.
>>>
>>> It's looking rather promising. I imported some photos (jpg and Lumix 
>>> RAW).
>>>
>>> I'm stuck in how to get a 1:1 preview to check focus, but other aspects
>>> are looking good. Being able to basically organise stuff and have
>>> instant access via the web and LR Mobile is cool.
>>>
>>> The editing facilities are pretty cool for a web app too.
>>>
>>> This is from someone who uses Linux and does not have the facilities to
>>> run LR Classic well (Windows on a VM is painful).
>>>
>>>
>>> My only concerns (apart from not being able to find out how to do a 1:1)
>>> are:
>>>
>>> 1) The import is a bit vague - can I be sure it got all of them?
>>>
>>> 2) Colour tuning the screen... Linux is not great at colour management
>>> anyway and now we have a browser in the way too. So how faithful is the
>>> colour rendering? Do we need to go to an iPad Pro to really review 
>>> stuff?
>>
>> I don't do "Mac vs. whatever" and I'm *not* dissing your Linux system
>> in any way. But if you're really into photography what you described
>> above is a crying need for a 27" iMac. The display is phenomenal.
>>
> 
> I'm kinda waiting to see what Apple bring out next. It's either going to 
> be a MacBook Pro (which is recently re-released) or something else.
> 
> I'd really like a Mac Mini v2 - something that is small, utilises the 
> same screen and keyboard as my other systems but has been refreshed to 
> have a decent CPU and loads of RAM.

Depending on the type of editing you do, video speed and ram are also 
important. For small files with simple editing, for family and FB type 
shots, you sill be fine with Adobe's minimum requirements.

-- 
PeterN