Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/12/06

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Subject: [Leica] Lightroom or CS4 Bridge?
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 07:37:49 +0530
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Lightroom's major advantage is that it is fundamentally designed to catalog
your photographs - the rest is icing. It also gives you the latest version
of Adobe RAW at a much lower price point.

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 4:11 AM, George Lottermoser <imagist3 at> 

> spoken like someone who's not yet opened a digital photo in a current
> version of lightroom;
> and does not realize that 85% - 90% of the digital photograph processing
> tools in PS
> are duplicated in LR.
> And for the other 15% of those tools
> and all the painting tools
> and masking tools
> and typographic tools
> and layering tools
> etc.
> The image will open seamlessly from LR to PS and back again.
> And that's a very good thing;
> because LR will do things that PS will not;
> like export html or flash slide shows, etc.
> Also, LR's printing capabilities are far more powerful than PS's.
> Two different programs;
> each powerful in its own way
> and with considerable overlap of features.
> As a photographer, using digital cameras,
> I want both running on my computer.
> Actual daily use: 95% LR, 5% PS.
> And that 5% is a very important 5%.
> Regards,
> George Lottermoser
> george at
> On Dec 6, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>  But Lightroom is great became people who've always felt intimidated by
>> Photoshop can just skip Photoshop. And tweak their images in that half
>> baked
>> way.
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