Photoshop: Can I send a photo edited in PS to LR, or do I have to save my PS image and then import it to LR?

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Bill Wiley

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Simon Chen, Principal Computer Scientist

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If your photo originated from PS, yes, you need to save your image in PS to file and import it into Lr.


If you photo originates from Lr, then you initiate an Edit-in-Photoshop session. If you save the image in PS, your changes would be automatically reflected in Lr. 
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Bill Wiley

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I have sent images to PS from LR for editing, then did a SAVE and only 1 of several ended back in LR. When I used LR 5 and previous versions, they would all return back to LR when doing a SAVE in PS.

Thanks, I will keep an eye out for more specific information in case it still does not work.

Thank you for your prompt reply.

Bill Wiley
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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If you use Save As, as opposed to Save, then you'd have to import the resulting file into Lightroom.
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Vamshi Krishna

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plz edit and send me