Here is the direct link to download/upgrade the standalone version of Adobe Lightroom 6

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Adobe has done a very god job at hiding the link to purchase the standalone/upgrade version of the new Lightroom 6 - you can purchase/upgrade here (in the dropdown menu you can select "full" or "upgrade"). If this doesn't work, you can try this link. The upgrade price from LR5 is $79:

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The full LR6 version can also be downloaded from B&H. They also have a special 12 months subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $99 ($20 off).

Additional details on the new Lightroom can be found here.

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Adobe Lightroom 6/ Lightroom CC officially announced

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Adobe Lightroom 6/ Lightroom CC is now officially announced. You can find all the details on Adobe's website. The different desktop, web and mobile version can be downloaded here. The updated CC plans and pricing can be found here. The list of all supported cameras is here.

The stand alone LR6 version can also be purchased at Adorama and B&H. B&H also has a special 12 months subscription price for Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan ($20 off).

Here is the direct link to download/upgrade the standalone version of Adobe Lightroom 6. It is doesn't work, try this one. The upgrade price from LR5 is $79.

Update #1 - Adobe also released Camera Raw 9 (download links: Mac| Windows).

Here is what's new in Lightroom CC:

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Comparison between LR5, LR6 and LR CC can be found here:

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The full press release from Adobe can be found here.

Lightroom CC tutorial videos:

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Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera specs leaked online

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Here are the leaked specifications of the upcoming Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera (Google translation), the official announcement is on April 23rd:

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Adobe Lightroom 6 already listed at Adorama for $149

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Update: the Lightroom is now officially announced.

Adobe Lightroom 6 / Lightroom CC will be officially released shortly - I think the official announcement will be at noon EST. The official Adobe website is not yet updated, but the new LR6 is already listed at Adorama for $149.

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PCMag published article about Adobe Lightroom CC

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Update: the Lightroom is now officially announced.

PCMag published their article about Adobe Lightroom CC hours before the official announcement:

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The latest patents from Sigma, Sony, Canon, Apple and Ricoh

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→ Sigma filed a patent for a 400mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens.

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Another Sigma patent: 24-105mm f/2.8-4 DG OS HSM Art lens.

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→ Sony patented a tiltable attachment for lens style cameras.

Sony curved sensor patent
→ Another curved sensor patent from Sony.

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→ Sony patented a curved surface (multi-layer sensor) that corrects the angle in which light falls on the sensor.

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Adobe Lightroom CC to be announced tomorrow

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Update: the Lightroom is now officially announced.

A quick update: the new version of LR will be called Lightroom CC and I am now 100% that it will be announced tomorrow morning (EST). Some of the new features are HDR, fusion panoramas, face recognition and CC integration.

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