7 Exporting from Lightroom

How to export files from Lightroom and work in harmony with Photoshop

The best way to understand the Lightroom/Photoshop relationship is to think of Lightroom as a program for managing and processing lots of images, which are filed in the catalog, and regard Photoshop as a program for retouching individual photographs.

Although there is a fair amount of overlap between Photoshop Camera Raw and Lightroom, it is clear that Photoshop will continue to remain the program of choice for serious retouching and layered image editing. The question then is, what is the most efficient way to work between these two programs? In this chapter, I will show you some of the various ways you can take photographs from Lightroom and edit ...

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