Previously, Aperture users were left without support by Apple when it was decided to not carry on the development of Aperture: Adobe were promising to develop an import filter into Lightroom. Firstly, Adobe developed a free plugin to do the import – this was only for Mac users. Now we have an update to Lightroom 5.7 which makes it able to import images out of Apple Aperture and Iphoto libraries into Lightroom 5.7. If you have Lightroom 5.6 you will still have to use the older plugin.
Gift Vouchers for Christmas
If you are still looking for a great Christmas present for a photography enthusiast then a Photofaculty Gift Voucher is ideal. You can buy now online and get the voucher quickly by email. GREAT NEWS – from now till 25th December we are offering a 24 hour turnaround. all vouchers have a great photo on and are at different price levels to suit. Photofaculty has voucher values of £25, £50, £90, £100, and £250. Vouchers are valid for one year.
Pre Christmas Offers 2014
Photofaculty has a couple of reduced price course coming up soon as a Pre-Christmas warmer. These are exceptional value on our already keenly priced courses. Remember that all our courses can be booked and paid online directly by Credit card or Paypal:
Another Nikon Zoom Lens Returned
I recently bought a Nikon zoom lens from Wex -Nikon 16-85mm f3.5-5.6G VR ED AF-S DX since I wanted to do some landscapes. It has excellent reviews, but, Bad News – it had to go back. The wide end of the lens was blurred then very soft up to about 50mm then very sharp from 55mm to 85mm. Basically it was our opinion (2 experienced photographers) that the lens was faulty so we sent it back stating the fault. Unfortunately we did not get a refund on the return postage, or any explanation, because Wex decided it was just a …
Lou Smith Photography Exhibition
Now is your chance to see some photos by Photofaculty tutor Lou Smith this weekend at APT Open Studio Show. Lou is showing a selection of photos from her skateboarders series as well as some recent paintings. There is also a high resolution slideshow of over 60 recent photographs by Lou, including the stunning flower series. You will find Lou’s studio on the second floor. The photo shown below is part of the exhibition …