Unlike Photoshop, which caters to a variety of creative disciplines, Lightroom is specifically built to efficiently handle a professional photographer’s workflow, from photo management to finishing touches. You can choose between Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.
Is Photoshop and Lightroom the same?
The full name for Lightroom is “Adobe Photoshop Lightroom”, which may sound confusing, because it contains the word “Photoshop”. In a way, it makes sense, because Lightroom can be considered a subset of Photoshop with specific functionality that Photoshop does not and probably will never have.
Which is better Lightroom or Photoshop?
On a high level, Lightroom is the best tool to manage and process the thousands of photos that live on your devices. Photoshop specialises in greater control to achieve more expansive edits that will help you to make a few images look flawless.
Do professional photographers use Lightroom or Photoshop?
That’s why Lightroom is popular with both beginning and professional photographers. It’s built-in tools and presets are powerful enough for most photo editing jobs, and it’s an easier platform to learn for many. While powerful, Photoshop can quickly become complicated, especially for beginners.
Should I learn Photoshop or Lightroom first?
The decision process doesn’t get simpler than that. With that said, it’s best to start in Lightroom, so all your photos are organized and able to go back and forth. It’s much harder to start in Photoshop and transition to Lightroom afterward.
Does Lightroom CC include Photoshop?
The Creative Cloud Photography plan includes Lightroom with 20GB of photo cloud storage, Lightroom Classic, and Photoshop. It’s ideal option for photographers who want to access their photography anywhere and want the transformative power of Photoshop.