Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.2 and Camera RAW 8.2

1) Corrected Bugs

Here is the list of bugs and issues addressed in the Lightroom 5.2 update (quoted from Adobe’s blog):

  • Output Sharpening and Noise Reduction were not applied to exported images that were resized to less than 1/3 of the original image size.
  • Slideshow Exporting process fails for time-lapse sequences.
  • Unable to export a Book. This only occurred after a customer deleted a background photo.
  • Catalog containing images processed with PV2003 were adding a post-crop vignette when catalog upgraded to Lightroom 5.
  • JPEG decoding produced a red color cast.
  • Unable to scroll through photos when in Full screen mode. This only occurs when more than 1 photo is selected.
  • “Store presets with this catalog” preference is not preserved when upgrading catalog from previous versions of Lightroom.
  • Crash when scrubbing Size slider with existing spot selected.
  • Landscape crop not maintained on portrait oriented photos.
  • Pressing the Reset button while holding the Shift key results in an internal error.
  • Crash when attempting to move brush spots.
  • Gray area is shown when zooming in/out after cropping image.
  • A row of vertical artifacts appears along bottom edge of photo when applying Grain.
  • Defringe Color Sampler is inaccurate on photos that have Upright applied.
  • All of the images on a Compact Flash card did not appear in the Import Dialogue.
  • Metadata panel displayed incorrect information after modifying published photo. Please note that this only occurred when metadata was changed after the photo was published.
  • Soundtrack does not fade at the end of a slideshow.
  • The Esc key did not exit the slideshow after right clicking screen with mouse during slideshow playing.
  • Import dialog remained blank for folders that contain PNG files with XMP sidecars.

Here is the list of corrected bugs and issues in Camera RAW 8.2 update:

  • JPEG decoding produced a red color cast.
  • Bridge always recomputed cropped image thumbnails when lens profile corrections are enabled rather than when necessary.
  • Feathering for healing brush operations were not the same strength as feathering for circular spot removals.
  • When selecting and adjusting multiple images, the Crop adjustment was not applied to the most selected image.
  • Local adjustment brush pin were not redrawing properly after moving from one location to another.
  • When using Camera Raw as a Filter in Photoshop CC, pressing the “Cancel” button on a Smart Object would rest the Smart Object to default settings.
  • There was no visual for the Heads-Up Display when control-dragging to resize a healing brush. This only occurred when the “Show Overlay” option is turned off.

2) New Camera Support

The following cameras have gained tethering support in Lightroom 5.2:

  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Canon EOS Rebel T5i / EOS 700D / EOS Kiss X7i
  • Canon EOS Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D / EOS Kiss X7
  • Nikon D7100

RAW image files from the following cameras are now supported in both Lightroom 5.2 and Camera RAW 8.2 unless stated otherwise. Note the support for recently announced Fujifilm X-A1 (Lightroom 5.2 only) and Olympus OM-D E-M1 cameras.

  • Canon EOS 70D
  • Canon PowerShot G16
  • Canon PowerShot S120 (preliminary support)
  • Casio Exilim EX-ZR800
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS22EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix S205EXR
  • Fujifilm X-A1 (Lightroom 5.2 only)
  • Fujifilm X-M1
  • Leica C (Typ 112)
  • Olympus OM-D E-M1 (preliminary support)
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72
  • Pentax Q7
  • Pentax K-50
  • Pentax K-500
  • Sony DSC-RX100 II
  • Sony A3000
  • Sony NEX-5T

3) New Lens Profiles

Profiles for the following lenses have been added for both Lightroom 5.2 and Camera RAW 8.2:

  • Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS
  • Hasselblad LF16mm F2.8
  • Hasselblad LF18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS
  • Hasselblad LF18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS
  • GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition
  • GoPro Hero 3 Silver Edition
  • GoPro Hero 3 White Edition
  • Leica TRI-ELMAR-M 16-18-21 mm f/4 ASPH
  • SIGMA 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM (Canon EF mount)
  • SIGMA 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM (Canon EF, Nikon F, Sigma mount)
  • SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC HSM (Nikon F mount)
  • SIGMA 60mm F2.8 DN (Olympus m4/3, Sony E mount)
  • SIGMA 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO OS HSM (Pentax K, Sony A mount)
  • SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM (Pentax K, Sony A mount)
  • Nikon 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2
  • Sony DSC-RX1R

4) New Features

Here are the new features Light room 5.2 gains over version 5:

  • A Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel under Color Noise Reduction. This helps to reduce low-frequency color mottling artifacts
  • Refinements to the Spot Healing Tool:
    • New Feather control
    • Auto find source method now works better for images with textured areas like rocks, bark, and foliage
    • Auto find source method now prefers source areas within the crop rectangle
  • Auto Exposure has been improved to be more consistent across images and across different image sizes.
  • Smart Preview size has been updated to 2560 pixels on the long edge.
  • Refinements to the Local Adjustment Brush:
    • Right Click (PC) / Control-click (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to bring up a context menu to duplicate or delete
    • Control+Alt+Drag (PC) / Command+Option+Drag (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to clone (duplicate) that adjustment

Here are the new features found in Camera RAW 8.2 that can be accessed by Photoshop CC users only:

  • The Histogram is now interactive. This enables the ability to click and drag on the Histogram to adjust the Blacks, Shadows, Exposure, Highlights, and Whites sliders.
  • A Color Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel. This helps to reduce low-frequency color mottling artifacts.
  • Added new “rectangle mode” to white balance eyedropper tool. Click-and-drag with the eyedropper tool to define a rectangular pixel area. Upon releasing mouse, Camera Raw will use all the pixels within the marked rectangle to set the global White Balance.
  • Workflow presets are now available and can be selected by context-clicking the workflow link.
  • Presets have been added to the Save dialog box.
  • Auto Exposure has been improved to be more consistent across images and across different image sizes.
  • Refinements to the Spot Healing Tool:
    • New Feather control
    • Auto find source method now works better for images with textured areas like rocks, bark, and foliage
    • Auto find source method now prefers source areas within the crop rectangle
  • Refinements to the Local Adjustment Brush:
    • Move brush adjustments by clicking and dragging on brush adjustment pins
    • Right Click (PC) / Control-click (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to bring up a context menu to duplicate or delete
    • Control+Alt+Drag (PC) / Command+Option+Drag (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to clone (duplicate) that adjustment o Alt+Click (PC) / Option+Click (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to delete the adjustment.

5) Download and Information Links

You can read more about Lightroom 5.2 update by following this link. More information about Camera RAW update can be found here.

To update Lightroom, you can either use the “Check for Updates…” function in the Help menu or click here to download version 5.2 manually. Mac OS users should click here to download the update. To update Camera RAW plug-in to 8.2, you must own Photoshop CS6 or CC and use the built-in update mechanism.

 

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