Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Now Available
It’s been a long wait but the third version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is finally shipping! We at the LightroomLab have been playing with the private beta of Lightroom 3 all winter long and we are delighted that now everyone can work with this wonderful new product. Above all else, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 is going to make your photos look better!
This is not a sales pitch. We do not work for Adobe and I am not a paid endorser, but Lightroom 3 makes my photographs look great. I have been working with digital camera raw files since 2002 and this is truly the best image processing tool that I have ever seen.
Lightroom 3 is not going to be remember as a program that introduced a slew of new buttons. In the history of digital photography this is not going to be remembered as an event that turned everything upside. Sure, there are some cool new features (see below) but what Lightroom 3 really brings to the table is unsurpassed image quality.
The brilliant minds at Adobe poured their time into improved raw processing algorithms, huge advances in noise reduction and image sharpening, and a tremendous new technology for correcting lens distortion. Although the biggest improvements are in image development, there are plenty of other new features like:
While the engineers at Adobe at were doing their jobs, we have been working hard on new content. We just posted a bunch of new video tutorials on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 and many more on the way. Please come back often, or subscribe to our rss feed, and check out all the new features!
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