Adobe Photoshop is the handy software for professionals for ultimate image editing. However, not everyone has the need to use all the features, except slight adjustments of brightness and pictures organization from their DSLR camera. Photoshop can be quite costly if someone wants it for such small usage. Therefore, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 is the right software for people who have small usage. To have a complete Photoshop Lightroom 6 review, continue reading below.
Lightroom 6 and Lightroom CC are released at the same time by Adobe and both are same. Lightroom CC is the online version where it is accessible under creative cloud system and allows online storage and synchronizing your work by mobile devices.
Lightroom is a type of an extension to Photoshop as it retains the name. Certainly, both are different softwares and Lightroom has fewer tools as compared to Photoshop. However, when you access to all the tools, it makes your work easy and allows making changes as you want. Relatively, new Lightroom is not much changed than its older version.
Lightroom is not quite certain for image editing, but fine for slightly enhancing selected parts of the image, improving shades, contrast, color, and eliminating unnecessary objects.Facial recognition is another awesome feature that allows sorting images by using metadata. It also has graduated and radial filter tools that enhance without fading unnecessary parts if images. There are also features allowing combining many images. Pet eye tool is present under red eye tool that removes unnatural colors in animal photos. Its HDR Merge feature allows making HDR images but in some scenarios you may not get the same quality as Photoshop layers.
The powerful searching tool and organize photos are the main highlights of Lightroom. It allows working on images in picture library that are saved in external hard disk. You can still work on them even if HDD is not connected as it saves compressed copy of files in local drive.
Lightroom Mobile App is also available for the ease of access as you can access images from the main library just by having an internet connection.
It requires fine processing power just like any other image editing software. The ideal processors are considered i5 and i7. Less powerful PCs will have issues with processing image megapixels. You need no less than 2 GB RAM and 1 GB Video Memory and at least 2 GB free space of Hard Disk. If you have Windows 7, you can easily work on it as it supports Windows 7 and newer windows as well as supports Mac Operating System.
Verdict: The edits of Lightroom are non-destructive, therefore, your original images are always saved after making changes and alterations every time.It is a professional image editing tool with mobile integration as well as no real competition in its category. While knowing its awesome features and reading cool Lightroom 6 review Mac and Windows, it’s worth downloading.