The upgrade version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 software helps you bring out the best in your photographs, whether you're perfecting one image, searching for ten, processing hundreds, or organising thousands. Create incredible images that move your audience, experiment fearlessly with state-of-the-art non-destructive editing tools, easily manage all your images, and showcase your work in elegant print layouts, slide shows, and web galleries, as well as on popular photo-sharing sites, all from within one fast, intuitive application. If you're an advanced amateur or professional photographer, you need a wide range of tools to keep your digital projects creative and organised. Lightroom provides all your essentials in one intuitive package. Lightroom 3 delivers a range of new features and enhanced capabilities, including faster performance, new world-class noise reduction, lens correction, support for DSLR video files, easy-to-share slide show videos with music, and much more.
You can upggrade to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 if you have Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.x or 1.x.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 main features
Create brilliant images
Get just the look you want from every shot with state-of-the art image processing tools that let you easily alter contrast, tune colour, convert to black-and-white, add grain, reduce noise, adjust sharpness, and more.
Streamline your digital photography
Be more creative and save time with a fast, intuitive assistant that gives you the tools you need to efficiently edit, manage, and showcase your images.
Make an impact
Express your vision with style and impact using flexible customized print layouts, dynamic slide show videos with music, elegant web galleries, and streamlined integration with online photo-sharing sites (may require third-party plug-ins).
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 new functions
Superior noise reduction
Achieve amazing, natural-looking results from your high ISO images with all-new state-of-the-art noise reduction technology. You won't need more than what's built into Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3 to get the cleanest images at any ISO.
Get your digital photography tasks done fast and have more time to shoot and promote your work. Already quick performance has been dramatically accelerated in Lightroom 3, saving you time from first look to final image.
Support for DSLR video files
Take advantage of new support for video files from most digital SLR cameras, which allows you to easily manage and organize both still photographs and video files side by side.
Easily embed your identity or your brand and logo in your images with more options for customising their look. The new watermarking tool lets you apply text or graphic watermarks to a photo with adjustable size, position, and opacity.
Easy image importing
Save time with fast image importing. The newly designed import interface is easy to set up and navigate, with clear visual indications of where your photos will be located and how they'll be organized after you've imported them.
Get more natural-looking results by applying powerful, non-destructive perspective correction to your images. Reduce or eliminate the distortion that can occur, for example, when you take a photograph with the camera pointed upward, causing buildings to appear to be leaning backward in your image.
More flexible print packages
Showcase your work in more creative formats using highly customizable print layouts, which you can save as reusable templates. With the new custom print layout creation tool, you just drag one image or several shots onto a page and resize or reposition them as you like.
Quickly and easily perfect your images by automatically reducing lens defects like geometric distortion, chromatic aberration, and vignetting with single-click profiles. Even images from the best lenses will be improved.
More flexible online publishing
Post your images to select online photo-sharing services directly from within the Lightroom Library (may require third-party plug-ins). Showcasing your work and keeping your web portfolio or galleries fresh has never been simpler.
Easy-to-share slide show videos with music
Show your images to clients, friends, or family with more style and flair using elegant slide shows with music. Slide shows are a breeze to create, and you can share them easily by exporting them as videos, even in high definition.
Instantly import and view images as you shoot them with tethered capture, available for select cameras. Use it to make an immediate, highly detailed check of your shot, the lighting, or the shooting setup. Or get instant feedback from clients or subjects.
Film grain simulation
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Use new sliders to easily control the amount, size, and roughness of grain that you can add to your images to simulate the look of film.