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Using Adobe Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop CS3

Last updated Mar 14, 2003.

Working in Adobe Lightroom can be a little confusing because so many photographers are used to doing everything in Photoshop. But, you should give Lightoom a chance. Because the program was designed specifically for photographers, it enables you to do some things more easily than you can do them in Photoshop.

Don't think, however, that Lightroom eliminates the need for Photoshop. In the video below, I’ll show you how and when I’d typically move a photo from Lightroom into Photoshop and then back again. 

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From Lightroom to Photoshop