As expected, the new Lightroom was just announced and it comes in both CC and 6 versions.
The details mentioned in the premature post we shared earlier today turned out to be spot on, and Lightroom CC will be available as part of the Creative Cloud Photography plan while Lightroom 6 will be available as a standalone item to be downloaded or on DVD.
New Lightroom CC features and videos after the jump.
Listed on the “What’s New” page on the Adobe website are the following features:
- HDR images made easy
- Stunning panoramas
- Faster performance
- Facial recognition
- Advanced video slide shows
- Improved web galleries
- Better control of filters
- Easy photo sharing
- Support for more devices
- Visual storytelling
- Copy-paste enhancements
- Perfect presentations
- Fast photo searching
- Quick composition adjustment
More info on each point is available on the website and general info about Lightroom CC can be found here.
Below are several videos released by the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom channel that provide in-depth information on some of the software’s new abilities:
Panorama merge within Lightroom CC:
High Dynamic Range Imaging within Lightroom CC:
Improved Slideshows in Lightroom CC:
Hidden Gems in Lightroom CC:
Facial Recognition in Lightroom CC:
Lightroom 6 can be pre-ordered on DVD for $149 at B&H or downloaded for the same price.
You can also buy it directly from Adobe or join the CC Photography plan for the same $9.99/month it cost with Lightroom 5.
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