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In the Beginning

I thought it is best to begin this book on a dignified tone with a short history of where Lightroom came from. Every word of the following epic is the truth–give or take a lie or two. It works best if you imagine it being read by James Earl Jones.

In the beginning, there was Photoshop and it was good. But soon the scribes of photos began to partake of the digital camera and they became restless. Forsaking the film of their fathers, they began creating digital photos as if they were free. Soon digital photos began to ...

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