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Old 01-21-2018   #11
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For me it is Capture One Pro for most of my image adjustments as well as it's DAM abilities and Affinity Photo for editing/manipulation. Capture One Pro is a bit expensive but is far superior IMO to Lightroom and Affinity covers my other needs. I still have CS6 but rarely use it.
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Processing software has become the new JPG vs RAW discussion....

A lot of good ones, a lot of "feelings", a lot of love, and hate too. Some hate Adobe for the subscription, and ran in droves and still tell everyone they hate the subscription model... yet everyone in the game pretty much has a subscription model, with the buy it now model.

Some have DAM or a Library model, some don't, some don't care, and others need or want it. Some do layers, and blame LR for not doing layers, but for the LR subscription price, you get PS and it does layers seemingly better than anything... but you have to learn it, and some don't want to learn.

LR is good. On1 is good. Capture One is good. Affinity is good. Luminar is slow. DarkTable is supposed to be good, on a MAC. On Windows it is crappier. ACDSee is good. And so on.

They have demo versions. Try them all.
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I use Capture as my main Raw processor and it has a steep learning curve but it is doable. Most pros find the files sharper and better color than LR. Another fine program is ACDSee however it is slow with Raw files.

C1 has added some nice things to it, layers, a great color editor etc. Give it a trail run. if you have any questions just message me.


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