Go Back   Rangefinderforum.com > Cameras / Gear / Photography > Rangefinder Forum > Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film

Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film Discuss Image processing -- traditional darkoom or digital lightroom here. Notice there are subcategories to narrow down subject matter. .

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

Old 06-03-2019   #121
frank-grumman
Registered User
 
frank-grumman is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: SoCal/PA
Posts: 256
I avoid FB like the plague. I have emailed Nate x2 from his contact info. No reply. I'm using 1.2.1, registered version. Any of you all know other means to contact him? TIA, frank
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-03-2019   #122
ColSebastianMoran
Registered User
 
ColSebastianMoran's Avatar
 
ColSebastianMoran is offline
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 2,322
Frank -

To get the 1.3 Beta it appears that you need to be on the facebook group.

Nate says this makes it easier for him.

He's notify everyone when he's ready to a formal release, but in the meantime, it's Facebook.

The 1.3 Beta is terrific, a big improvement, and very solid. Highly recommend this.
__________________
Col. Sebastian Moran, ret. (not really)

In Classifieds Now: Nikon DX Fisheye, photos in this Flickr album.
Use this link to leave feedback for me.

Named "Best heavy-game shooter in the Eastern Empire." Clubs: Anglo-Indian, Tankerville, and Bagatelle Card Club.
Sony E/FE, Nikon dSLR, and iPhone digital. Misc film.
Birds, portraits, events, family. Mindfulness, reflection, creativity, and stance.
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-03-2019   #123
Huss
Registered User
 
Huss is offline
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Venice, CA
Posts: 7,174
What’s new in it?
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-03-2019   #124
frank-grumman
Registered User
 
frank-grumman is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: SoCal/PA
Posts: 256
Col, thanks for your response. I was concerned that would be the case as to FB. Sure doesn't make it easier for his paying customers. Frank
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-04-2019   #125
frank-grumman
Registered User
 
frank-grumman is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: SoCal/PA
Posts: 256
Following is an excerpt from a thread on fred miranda dot com

natephoto
Offline


Post icon p.1 #7 · Negative Lab Pro
"Nate here, maker of Negative Lab Pro. Sorry for not getting to your emails yet. I can't always respond immediately, especially when I'm working overtime to get a new version out. It's literally just me doing everything, so thank you for your patience!

Version 2.0 of Negative Lab Pro will be released next week. It will be a major upgrade over the existing NLP, and it will be a FREE update to existing users (and people who are still trying Negative Lab Pro will be another 12 free conversions to test.) It will be emailed out to all existing users (no need to join any group).

What's new in 2.0:
* Major improvements to the tone and color processing engines
* Improvements to camera profile calibrations
* More nuanced tone and color controls without hue shifts or jumps (a big issue with v1)
* Newer, smarter auto-color algorithms
* Vuescan RAW support with custom scanner profiles
* Tiff Scan Support with gamma utility
* Improved stability and memory management (particularly in batch mode).

Basically, v2.0 absolutely blows v1 out of the water.

Regarding v1.3.1, I learned from the main launch of Negative Lab Pro that sometimes it is helpful to have prereleases to smaller audiences... even if something is looking good with my particular setup (scanner, camera, film, etc), it may still need some work under a different setup. Having the pre-release on Facebook let's me get immediate feedback from users, and diagnose how to improve it. So even though 1.3.1 was an improvement over v1.2, I still wasn't happy with it... There are still some bugs and image quality issues in it that I wanted to address before sending out to other users. I understand that Facebook isn't for everyone, but it does make it easy for me to get quicker feedback from users and make improvements faster!

Hope that explanation helps! Let me know if you have any other questions!"
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-04-2019   #126
ColSebastianMoran
Registered User
 
ColSebastianMoran's Avatar
 
ColSebastianMoran is offline
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 2,322
Quote:
Originally Posted by Huss View Post
What’s new in it?
Better automatic color-adjustment.

Seriously, the initial 1.2 was very good, got our attention. Beta 1.3 is better. The examples he's posted from the update about to be released are terrific.
__________________
Col. Sebastian Moran, ret. (not really)

In Classifieds Now: Nikon DX Fisheye, photos in this Flickr album.
Use this link to leave feedback for me.

Named "Best heavy-game shooter in the Eastern Empire." Clubs: Anglo-Indian, Tankerville, and Bagatelle Card Club.
Sony E/FE, Nikon dSLR, and iPhone digital. Misc film.
Birds, portraits, events, family. Mindfulness, reflection, creativity, and stance.
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-04-2019   #127
ColSebastianMoran
Registered User
 
ColSebastianMoran's Avatar
 
ColSebastianMoran is offline
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 2,322
Quote:
Originally Posted by frank-grumman View Post
Col, thanks for your response. I was concerned that would be the case as to FB. Sure doesn't make it easier for his paying customers. Frank
Understand. Nate says he'll email all registered and trial users when the formal release of ver 2 is made. In the meantime, it's FB for those who want to exercise the Beta 1.3
__________________
Col. Sebastian Moran, ret. (not really)

In Classifieds Now: Nikon DX Fisheye, photos in this Flickr album.
Use this link to leave feedback for me.

Named "Best heavy-game shooter in the Eastern Empire." Clubs: Anglo-Indian, Tankerville, and Bagatelle Card Club.
Sony E/FE, Nikon dSLR, and iPhone digital. Misc film.
Birds, portraits, events, family. Mindfulness, reflection, creativity, and stance.
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-04-2019   #128
Huss
Registered User
 
Huss is offline
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Venice, CA
Posts: 7,174
Wow. Already so happy with it, this will, well, make me happier!
  Reply With Quote

Old 06-06-2019   #129
predicolous
Registered User
 
predicolous's Avatar
 
predicolous is offline
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by frank-grumman View Post
Following is an excerpt from a thread on fred miranda dot com

natephoto
Offline


Post icon p.1 #7 · Negative Lab Pro
"Nate here, maker of Negative Lab Pro. Sorry for not getting to your emails yet. I can't always respond immediately, especially when I'm working overtime to get a new version out. It's literally just me doing everything, so thank you for your patience!

Version 2.0 of Negative Lab Pro will be released next week. It will be a major upgrade over the existing NLP, and it will be a FREE update to existing users (and people who are still trying Negative Lab Pro will be another 12 free conversions to test.) It will be emailed out to all existing users (no need to join any group).

What's new in 2.0:
* Major improvements to the tone and color processing engines
* Improvements to camera profile calibrations
* More nuanced tone and color controls without hue shifts or jumps (a big issue with v1)
* Newer, smarter auto-color algorithms
* Vuescan RAW support with custom scanner profiles
* Tiff Scan Support with gamma utility
* Improved stability and memory management (particularly in batch mode).

Basically, v2.0 absolutely blows v1 out of the water.

Regarding v1.3.1, I learned from the main launch of Negative Lab Pro that sometimes it is helpful to have prereleases to smaller audiences... even if something is looking good with my particular setup (scanner, camera, film, etc), it may still need some work under a different setup. Having the pre-release on Facebook let's me get immediate feedback from users, and diagnose how to improve it. So even though 1.3.1 was an improvement over v1.2, I still wasn't happy with it... There are still some bugs and image quality issues in it that I wanted to address before sending out to other users. I understand that Facebook isn't for everyone, but it does make it easy for me to get quicker feedback from users and make improvements faster!

Hope that explanation helps! Let me know if you have any other questions!"

this is the link to the source if anyone is interested:

https://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/to...028/0#14872419
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 18:59.


vBulletin skin developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All content on this site is Copyright Protected and owned by its respective owner. You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner.