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Just downloaded the Lightroom trial recently, and am trying to figure it out.

WOW is all I have to say.

Has anyone tried the "sharpening" in Lightroom? WOW. It does a real good job.

Also, SNAPSHOTS... As I am making changes, trying new things... I can add a 'snapshot' at any point, and go back to that point at any time. It's not a history thing, it's wayyy cooler, and makes the process NICE

If I find anything else that's worth mentioning, then I'll post it here. On the flipside, if anyone knows something way cool about Lightroom, please post it here!
 

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Hi,

I've been using Lightroom for six months now. It's an amazing tool that I've fully integrated into my workflow. The develop feature is so powerful that I sometimes skip using Photoshop to do minor corrections. I also love the stacking feature that now let's me stack similar pictures together and just put the best one on top.

This software was definitely designed by photographers for photographers.
 
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stacking?
 

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How can you take a snapshot then have it show up in the loop view and be stackable with the original?
 

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Personally I find the sharpness feature rather limited. But it does do a good all round job. Just not the right thing in every situation. Still Lightroom is the best thing since any other best thing previously.
 

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I have LR and Photoshop CS3. I hardly ever use CS3 for basic PP. LR does most of what I need unless I really do something stupid during the shot.
 

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hmm i just use lightroom to preview pictures and then get them into ps.... mabye i need to explore a little more lol
 

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i use lightroom for almost all of my PP and photo organization/viewing.

i use cs3 just for more advanced tweaking and experimenting...and resizing
 

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Lightroom is amazing! It's a really powerful tool for editing and organizing. I pretty much only go into Photoshop to do major cloning or really serious pixel level editing.

I haven't played with the print module yet (as I didn't have a printer.... but Christmas solved that problem) so I'm looking forward to playing with it too.

Here's an awesome site for learning shortcuts and techniques in Lightroom: http://www.lightroomkillertips.com/

They've also got some free develop presets on there that are pretty sweet.


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