Adobe released Lightroom 3

June 8th, 2010

Adobe today announced the release of Photoshop Lightroom 3, the company’s professional photo management and manipulation application. Lightroom has been one of the most popular photo management tools out there and we have covered many of the features in Lightroom on this site. Adobes main competitor in this field is Apple’s Aperture 3. Here is a little more info from Adobe about his release:

First released as a public beta in October 2009, the final version of Lightroom 3 introduces a completely redesigned performance architecture that better handles growing image libraries and provides an unrivaled raw processing engine with noise reduction and sharpening tools to achieve the highest image quality. The 64-bit capable Lightroom 3 includes new features that optimize workflows and allow images to be shared in creative ways, including support for DSLR video files and tethered shooting on select cameras.

The first beta version of Lightroom 3 was released in late October, with a second beta following in late March.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 is available immediately and is priced at $299 for the full version and $99 for an upgrade version. You can get it on Amazon here: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3
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You can view the full press release from Adobe here: Adobe releases Lightroom 3

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Author: Mark

Mark is a fine art wedding and portrait photographer from Northern California. He has been passionate about photography since childhood and started his studio 12 years ago to bring a fresh style of photography to the wedding and portrait world.

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  2. I did a wedding for a friend and edited it in Picasa, I can’t seem to send the pictures for the bride to use as she wants, what do I do?

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