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Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop for Photographers by Jan Kabili

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2. Lightroom–Photoshop Roundtrip Workflow

Lesson overview

This lesson walks you through taking a photograph from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to Adobe Photoshop and back again for editing in both applications. It’s the most important lesson to study carefully, because it covers the mechanics of working with both Lightroom and Photoshop to enhance your photographs. This lesson covers a typical roundtrip workflow, which includes:

• Handing off a raw file from Lightroom to Photoshop for pixel editing

• Saving a pixel-rendered version from Photoshop back to Lightroom

• Passing the pixel-rendered version back to Photoshop for further editing

• Exporting a copy of the final edited version from Lightroom

You’ll probably need from 1 to 2 hours to complete ...

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