Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop Adventure 2008

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Adventure 2008: Tasmania

In April, 2008, a group of internationally renowned photographers will travel to the end of the world, literally, to the remote island of Tasmania. Their mission is to road test specialized digital photography software designed by Adobe while capturing images from one of the world's most mysterious and varied geographic locations.

Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, photographers will upload, sort, keyword, adjust, and output their Raw images while still working in the field. On this page, you can read the stories, see the images, and watch the photographers discuss this challenging assignment. Blog posts will be updated regularly. Mikkel Aaland, project director, will be capturing the lessons learned for his book on Adobe Lightroom, scheduled to be published by O'Reilly Media later this year.

From the Blogs

Tasmania Adventure Team Galleries

Photo Plus Expo Round-Up

So it's been a week since I got back from NYC and PPE. This is a belated entry because I came back elated but exhausted. It didn't help that it was minus 5 C and snowing here in our home...

Photokina Report - Lightroom to the Rescue

It's been a full day here at the granddaddy of all photo shows, Photokina, held every two years in Cologne, Germany. The day started with a nice surprise: A double page spread in the Photokina Show Daily.pdf on the Adobe...

Super Vignette with Lightroom 2

A couple weeks ago, at the Adobe summer school here in Europe I hinted that Lightroom Beta 2 users would be pleasantly surprised at some of the new features coming out in Lightroom 2. Well... LR 2 is now out...

Adventure Update

I'm holed up in hotel in Amsterdam, madly trying to finish the book based on the Lightroom Tasmania Adventure. Working with the images from Tasmania has been absolutely awesome. Great stuff. And Lightroom? Well, it's awesome too. (I'm also on...

Jeff Pflueger Featured in Digital Railroad Marketplace

As many of you know, one of the key sponsors of the Adobe Adventure to Tasmania is Digital Railroad, the online photo marketing system for professional photographers and stock photo agencies. Digital Railroad is where many of our photographers have chosen to present and market their work. This week our very own Jeff Pflueger is featured in Digital Railroad's marketplace. Good job Jeff, and thank you Digital Railroad! Next week Digital Railroad will feature Catherine Hall's photos of Tasmania.

Follow (Literally) the Adventure to Tasmania!

There are just two weeks left for a chance to win free trip onboard Qantas airlines to Tasmania! Sign up here. All of you who followed the Adobe Lightroom Adventure on the O’Reilly site know what a treasure Tasmania is. It’s photographers and travelers’ paradise and the Adventure team all came back thinking we had just been on a trip of a lifetime.

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Meet the Photoshop Lightroom Adventure 2008 Team

North America Photo Team

Mikkel Aaland
Peter Krogh
Katrin Eismann
Bruce Dale
Catherine Hall
Maki Kawakita
Charlie Cramer
Jeff Pflueger

From Adobe North America

Melissa Gaul
Bill Stotzner
Angela Drury
Frederick V. Johnson
Winston Hendrickson

Special Media Guest

Leo Laporte

Photo Team from Australia

Peter Eastway
Darran Leal
Philip Andrews
Robert Edwards
Marcus Bell
Ian Wallace

From Adobe Australia

Mark Cokes

Photo Team from Germany

Simone Mueller

Photo Team From Great Britain

Jackie King

Photo Team From Japan

Masaaki Aihara

Video Team

Stormfront Productions (Joe Shemesh, et al.)

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