Interview: Adobe will 'absolutely continue investing' in Lightroom Classic ...


The release of Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC—and the untimely death of Lightroom as a stand-alone product that is available sans subscription—has inspired some very strong reactions within the photo community. But even those of us who aren't itching to yell profanities at the folks at Adobe are left with some questions about the future of this software.

Enter Dan Watson of Learning Cameras, who recently sat down with Adobe director of product management Tom Hogarty and Lightroom product manager Sharad Mangalick for a deep dive on this major release, how it would impact current Lightroom users who don't want to switch to a cloud-based workflow, and, most importantly, what the future looks like for Lightroom Classic CC.

In other words: is Lightroom Classic an afterthought that is going to be phased out in a couple of years?

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