Adobe brings out updates to its Creative Cloud software a couple of times a year, and very often there’s not a lot to report that’s particularly significant to photographers, but this time it’s a little different, with some significant changes to the Lightroom ecosystem.
Creative Cloud (Adobe)
Adobe’s online image sharing, storage, synchronisation and collaboration service. Many of Adobe’s workflow tools now rely on its Creative Cloud services.
Verdict: 4 stars Where is Adobe actually going with Lightroom CC? Its cloud-based storage is convenient, but locks you into Adobe’s expensive storage subscription, and even now it lacks some of the features of Lightroom Classic CC with no clear sign it will ever fully catch up. And yet its stripped back interface and all-your-images-editable-everywhere approach is definitely quite compelling.
If you’ve got Lightroom Classic CC you’ve got an Adobe Creative Cloud account, and this means you can synchronise Collections of photos between the Lightroom catalog on your computer, your Lightroom online web space and your mobile device. If you want to know more, read How to synchronise photos with Lightroom and Creative Cloud. I […]
A lot of us are still getting used to the idea of subscription-based software, but one of the strongest reasons for choosing Lightroom Classic CC over Lightroom 6 (the ‘perpetual licence’ version) is its integration with Adobe’s Creative Cloud. You can manage photos on your laptop, add to them via a browser, edit them on […]