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Advantages and Disadvantages of Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom was designed and developed to assist professional photographers who regularly imports and modify thousands of images. However, some users mistakenly think that the program will replace Adobe Photoshop. Lightroom contains unique features and services that will make every photographers editing process easy and convenient. Unlike in Photoshop where it requires so much time and effort to finish one editing task.

LR47Basically, the idea of developing Lightroom is that Adobe wants to provide great assistance to those professional photographers who deals with countless numbers of images. One of the greatest asset of the program is the ability to create customized Lightroom presets or stylized images with effects that can be applied to one or more images in just a few clicks. Moreover, Adobe Lightroom users can copy and paste files easily.

Adobe Lightroom doesn’t restrict users in using Adobe Photoshop, in fact, the company’s creative cloud system offers plans for both Lightroom and Photoshop.

Below are the detailed list of the advantages and disadvantages of Adobe Lightroom.


  • Easy-to-use editing tools
  • Can add keyword and tag people for image organizing.
  • Enhancement tools are specifically designed for all types of photographers.
  • Non destructive editing tool.
  • Can apply Adobe Lightroom presets to one or more images at once.
  • Can download best lightroom presets bundles at infoparrot to help speed up the editing tasks.
  • Supports third party plugins


  • Adobe Lightroom only use its standard internal color space for image editing. Other color spaces can be chosen for exporting and printing.
  • Users need to import images to Lightroom catalog before they can edit images
  • Unable to release new editing features to Lightoom 6
  • Still need some program clean up
  • The program is for single use only, doesn’t allow multiple user environment like other well-known image editing tools.

Here’s a video on how to install Sleeklens Lightroom presets on Mac and PC:


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