Understanding the Difference Between Photoshop and Lightroom
“What’s the difference between Photoshop and Lightroom?”. While the two programs do share many similarities, and are both widely used by the photographic community, they each serve a unique purpose and are quite different in some very major ways. Understanding what makes them similar, as well as different, can help you make an informed choice when selecting the right software for your needs.
We really enjoyed this brief article from Digital Photography School explaining the essential differences between two of Adobe’s photo-editing programs, Photoshop and Lightroom. The programs are both powerhouses in their own regards, and this article explains some of the differences, as well as similarities, between the two.
We’ve grown pretty used to the workflow through Adobe Photoshop at Epic Diving, but that may soon change. After having a good look at this article, as well as talking to a few photo pros, we’re starting to look at the advantages of Lightroom. Today, with growing file size and demands for storage, the idea of Ligthroom’s catalog file is pretty intriguing.
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