Ok....so it's a dreary Friday here in Chicago and I'm not sure why but I feel *compelled" to start this silly thread since I don’t recall seeing anyone else that had started it yet. I’m sure individual bits and pieces are on other various threads, but this may be a place to consolidate those ideas.
Almost feel a bit guilty about doing this too since I in fact am really grateful to Adobe for creating this software for us, but I guess the bottom line is that we are consumers of this Adobe product and well, consumers are hardly ever satisfied.
Based on the very short history of Adobe LR, the initial version was launched sometime around Feb of 2007. Version 2 came out roughly 1.5 years later sometime around August of 2008. Using very flawed logic, one can make a half arsed guess (once again, using terrible logic/data) that version 3 might be imminent around January of 2010 (so funny using 2010 in a REAL sentence!!).
I don't really recall seeing this "Lightroom 3 Wishlist" as its own thread, and like I said, since it's a crummy day here in the Windy city I thought I would start it.
So, what would you like to see in version 3.0?
***Note: If Adobe opens up the program to allow 3rd party plugins/functionality to create non-destructive additions to the RAW workflow (no export TIFF/re-import into LR craziness), many of these might be able to be provided via 3rd party.
My simple starters are included here and are very basic, I'm sure many folks have much better ideas than mine.
- Kick butt soft proofing; much like Jeff Schewe recommends in Photoshop but totally automated and done the CORRECT way
- Lens correction capabilities – along the lines of PTLens
- HDR capability
- Panoramic stitching support
- Support for picture book layouts
- Ability to search metadata for any data which exists (such as focal length)…this isn’t possible now…right?
Todd in “dreary” Chicago