Adobe has released an update to its Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in,
available immediately as a free download on Adobe.com. Adobe Camera
Raw 5.2 extends raw file support to an additional seven camera
models, including the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Panasonic DMC LX3.
This update provides several new enhancements including the Targeted
Adjustment Tool for on-image refinements and output sharpening for
print or screen output. Also, users now have the ability to create a
snapshot of all adjustments made to an image as a bookmark for future
In addition, Adobe has updated Camera Profiles, which are now
available natively within Camera Raw 5.2 and DNG Converter 5.2.
Camera profiles provide the visual starting-point for photographers
using a raw processing workflow. Adobe supplies different styles of
profiles while also providing the ability for customization.
The new Camera Raw 5.2 plug-in supports the following additional
seven camera models: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon PowerShot G10,
Panasonic DMC-G1, Panasonic DMC-FX150, Panasonic DMC-FZ28, Panasonic
DMC LX3 and Leica D-LUX 4. Photoshop Lightroom, leveraging Adobe
Photoshop Camera Raw technology, will add support for the cameras
listed above in a future update.
Pricing and Availability
The Photoshop Camera Raw 5.2 plug-in is available as a free download
for existing customers of Photoshop CS4, Photoshop Elements 7, and
Premiere Elements 7. Follow this link to download the update:
http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/. The Adobe DNG Converter 5.2
is also available today as a free download at www.adobe.com/dng.