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Take Control of Lightroom CC by Jeff Carlson

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Work with Lightroom Classic

If you’re coming from a history of using Lightroom, think hard about whether you want to migrate your existing catalog(s). If you want to continue to take advantage of Classic features, such as merging images to create HDR or panorama photos, printing, identifying people by facial recognition, uploading to social services other than Facebook, creating books or web galleries, organizing by colors, or using Smart Albums, then my advice for now is to not migrate.

Primarily, this is because the new Lightroom CC is still a young program that doesn’t have all of the same features as Classic. If you use a lot of those Classic features, take this opportunity to kick the tires on Lightroom CC on the side. Migrating your existing ...

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