Short Story: The Truth About Lightroom and Photoshop

  • Both post processing tools were developed and created by Adobe system.
  • Everyone in the photography industry knows how important post processing tools are.
  • Adobe decided to make a simple version of Photoshop to make the life of every photographer easy.

Getting to know Lightroom and Photoshop

Generally, both post-processing tools were developed and created by Adobe system. Photoshop was released first in 1990 while Lightroom was launched in 2006. There are a lot of controversies linking to the two popular program, however, Adobe said that both editing software provides unique features and that there is no reason to make a fuss out of it. In this article, we will talk more about the two of the best editing tools in the market.

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Comparing Lightroom and Photoshop

Everyone in the photography industry knows how important post processing tools are for their images and among all editing software available, they also know that Photoshop and Lightroom bring more colors and convenience to their editing workload. A lot of people say that Photoshop is complex while Lightroom is a user-friendly program.

Adobe Photoshop

According to Wikipedia, “Photoshop was created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll. Since then, it has become the de facto industry standard in raster graphics editing.” Today, the word “Photoshop” means modifying every single detail of the image via Adobe Photoshop. Although the program is time consuming, photographers still believe that Photoshop is one of the best tools ever created.

Adobe Lightroom

On the other hand, Adobe decided to make a simple version of Photoshop to make the life of every photographers easy. With Lightroom and its presets, you are allowed to create your own presets, (vintage presets Lightroom, wedding vintage presets or more) and apply it to one or more images at once. By doing this, you’re also allowing yourself to save time in editing tons of images.

Photoshop and Lightroom have their own advantages and disadvantages, but one thing is for sure. Both programs can help you create several stunning and amazing images.