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PS Elements upgrade or new Lightroom?


pollpott

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I have elements 8 and am thinking of upgrading to 12. I have looked at the review of Lightroom and wonder whether to go for this instead. I only use Elements for editing not organising, which is the best option? Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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hssutton

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Do you shoot in Raw? if not forget Lightroom, although it's an excellent organizer the real benefits are for people using the Raw format. Ideally you would use both Elements & Lightroom, but as I said only if you shoot in the Raw format

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pollpott

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Thanks for the advice, I don't use RAW at the moment so I have decided to order the Elements upgrade, thanks.

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hssutton

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That makes sense, if you ever go the "Raw" route, that's the time to consider Lightroom

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BT

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Don't the latest editions of PS Elements support RAW anyway?

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