Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a photography software program developed by Adobe Systems for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows, designed to assist professional photographers in managing thousands of digital images and doing post production work. This is one software which can improve your shots tremendously. Adobe is offering Lightroom 3 Beta 2 for download totally free. This is valid till June 30, 2010. Lightroom 2 sells at around 200$.
Go to https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/entitlement/index.cfm?e=labs_lightroom3 . Signup for an account with Adobe and download it.
- It allows you to adjust one photo, save the "formula" as a user preset, select all, and apply the changes to all the photos in RAW format. It speeds things up if you have a lot of similar photos to process.
- If something needs more processing, you can then invoke Photoshop within lightroom for that photo.
- It also sets up a library of photos, something I really haven’t explored beyond importing the photos with a few keywords, as the first stem to developing them.