Revel: Support same file formats (raw, tiff, etc) as Lightroom for collaborative and publishing workflows

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Carousel should support raw files (same versions/timing as LR) and should also be accessible via a Lightroom publish service. I have too much time and effort invested in my LR catalog to shift to a Carousel that's not integrated with my photo workflow. Thanks for listening.
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Kevin Goldsmith

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thanks for the request! Both of these are absolutely in our plans!
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I don't use Revel (yet), but if my memory serves me correctly, it doesn't have blacks and whites sliders. Will these be added?, or are they already there?, If not, how would that work???........
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The underlying engine is the same, but we map the controls in Revel to be more useful for non-Pros.
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Does this mean that the development metadata is the same and theoretically should be interchangeable?
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Kevin Goldsmith

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can't speak to the details of the implementation in a public forum. sorry.
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kurka

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Sure - I can understand that.
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We will have to wait a long time before we see Lightroom and Carousel integration. Lets hope that's not the case.
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Once this this happens, I will be buying Lightroom, and subscribing to Carousel. Until then, no sale on either.

And I dont mean a plugin that just pushes to a Carousel, full album support into Carousel.
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|> Once this this happens, I will be buying Lightroom, and subscribing to Carousel. Until then, no sale on either.

What will you be using in the meantime?
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Aperture. If Apple gets iCloud syncing my library between devices (Macs and iDevices) then they win my cash.
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Hi!
I have discovered Lightroom for Mac ( till now I have been using Aperture). I must say, I found Lightroom to be really fantastic to use...
Are there any plans to make some sort of syncing between Lightroom and Carousel? Or will be Carousel for Mac something like Lightroom Lite?
Thank You
Tomas

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Carousel lightroom sync.
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I would love to have Adobe Carousel integration in Lightroom. Specifically, the ability to use Carousel as an Export destination just like I do to export a selection of photos to FTP or disk.

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Adobe Carousel support as Export location in Lightroom.
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I guess the request is for Lightroom to be a first class citizen in the Carousel world...
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Just got a Christmas Mac Air which complements the iMac desktop which is the hub of Lightroom and Photoshop. I'm increasingly getting hooked on Lightroom and Photoshop and various plug-ins. I do have an iPad which is a handy extension, but not yet really integrated into any workflow. The Droid X would be nice to see how it integrates, but right now that's really merely a simplistic viewer.

Already struggling with the notion of managing photo files across a growing number of systems, Carousel seemed ideal, but the lack of support for the basic raw and edit'ed files from Lightroom/Photoshop is a non-starter.

I could export things as jpeg, but I've already got Flickr and Picasa and Facebook for jpeg repositories. I'll check back again later.. the concept seems good.. but I'm not sure the product is aimed at what I need to solve.
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At this stage, I find it hard to see that Carousel is aimed at anything/anyone at all. It's too expensive for someone who just takes a few photos and not-at-all integrated with the photo libraries that most people who take a lot of photos already have (or at least should have). I mean - Adobe - who has worked with metadata and photo management and photo workflow for a long time releases a product that supports none of this? Weird..
But I still believe and hope the future for Carousel is bright! :)
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Agreed..

The other "cloud" consideration is the wide variability of the file format sizes as the raw files work their way through different editors. I glanced through one directory I had from a recent trip to Brooklyn. It probably has about 150 pictures, 20 of which were edit'ed in Photoshop / Nik software and now are in tif format sitting around 94MB each. I frankly hadn't been paying attention to the file sizes before.

- For printing/sharing, those of course get converted to jpeg, but for continued edit'ing, the tools available are now a bit more limited in scope.

- and I'm not convinced that pushing/pulling 94Mb files on a regular basis is the right way to go.

It would be interesting to see how / whether Carousel emerges as a distributed Lightroom. Perhaps it'll get closer to a better 80-20 mix of overall flow... for example, the vast majority of images are normal raw/dng/jpeg file formats, and selective photos are specialized (one-off's) and would be handled "locally".

Adobe's focus of the product as a "share your files for edit'ing" is indeed an interesting premise beyond today's competing products which are more focused on view sharing.
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I have a hard time paying for revel when it's just jpeg files
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If Revel could (1) Deal with RAW files, (2) Enable us to access RAW files in order to work on the same Lightroom project on two computers and (3) Keep any adjustments in sync across those computers ... then it will be really worth paying for.

However, at the moment Revel just costs a lot of money to do the same things with JPEG's that can be done for free using numerous other services.
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I want to be able to import photos on my desktop to lightroom 4.0, sync those unedited photos with Revel, edit my photos on my ipad with Revel, and then synch back only the edits back to my desktop, without it creating a new file. Without that this is just another incomplete mobile photo app. I'm not expecting all the functionality in lightroom on review, but some is better than none. I would think you should be able to sync only the metadata changes rather than passing raw files around.
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Unfortunately, it seems like Adobe's master plan is to make it a completely standalone product with no other integration to Lightroom than a one-way publish from Lightroom to Revel. Really sad. I think they are wasting a very good opportunity for Revel and Lightroom here. They could sell more of both AND make life easier for photographers.
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read my original comment on this thread. I can't talk about specific features in future versions of our products, but I can say that we are thinking a lot about this.
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I'll interpret this as good news, even though a lot of other posts has clearly stated that Adobe wants Revel to be a stand alone product with a total different customer base than Lightroom. But I'll keep my fingers crossed :)
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It would be really nice if Adobe Revel supported DNGs. I want to edit images in Revel on my iPad and have the changes sync back to Lightroom. Maybe you could just sync the diffs back, or the metadata or something? Thanks!

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DNGs for Revel.
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Adobe to support DNG seems like an obvious requirement :)