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Old 03-16-2013   #1
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A great article that details some good information if your trying to decide what program is best for you!

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I use both and found no competition between the 2 programms.

What lightroom does I can recreate in photoshop.
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What lightroom does I can recreate in photoshop.
Well PS doesn't really have any of the asset management functionality of lightroom
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Which version of bulls**t bingo did you get that from ??
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Well it's easy to string together a lot of jargon when you are writing quickly. Maybe another way to put it is that lightroom is based on a database whereas photoshop isn't.
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I use both. Wouldn't like to have to choose only one of them.
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what "great debate?" Two different programs for two very different needs. The fact that LR can do some editing does not make it PS CS and PS CS lacks the asset management functionality that is the heart of LR.

In other words, these programs compliment each other, not compete against each other.
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what "great debate?" Two different programs for two very different needs. The fact that LR can do some editing does not make it PS CS and PS CS lacks the asset management functionality that is the heart of LR.

In other words, these programs compliment each other, not compete against each other.
I agree that they compliment each other.
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what "great debate?" Two different programs for two very different needs. The fact that LR can do some editing does not make it PS CS and PS CS lacks the asset management functionality that is the heart of LR.

In other words, these programs compliment each other, not compete against each other.
The debate of which is better, not just in functionality but ease of use for the photographer, hobbyist, serious am, and professional. I personally use many different software programs including PS and LR but 90% of my post is don't in LR. I use PS for very little for post editing photographs, main use is for design, cards, books, and other creative projects.

So the question being raised by some asking which to buy if they had none is valid and debatable. Agreed?
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Neither is better in comparison. They do some of the same things, but mostly different things from each other.


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