If you spend a fair amount of time taking pictures and you’ve been thinking about a new image editing software purchase, chances are the latest version of Adobe’s Lightroom package – Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 – has made it onto your short list. An all-in-one image editor, raw conversion system, and image workflow tool, Lightroom 2 is designed to provide serious photographers, both pros and amateurs, with a one-stop solution for getting files from their cameras to print or the web.
So what is Lightroom, exactly? A Photoshop substitute? Advanced image sorting software? A web development application for creating photo galleries? In short, Lightroom is all of this – and more. For an in-depth look at what all this powerful package does and how it does it, keep reading.