What Adobe is missing or sleeping on it

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Hello every one.

I think that it ́s time for Adobe think over PS and LR.

ON1 will take this market if Adobe don ́t start upgrading and rethinking their photography line of products.

Over those last years they only improved their sales and marketing but the the product don ́t make me jump in the air.

Ok that the company to survive must sell and make money. I agree with that fully. But it looks that Adobe is losing that WOW on their new versions/products.

Has Adobe hired someone from Apple? Because it ́s look like. Apple used to be the WOW company. Now they are disconnecting from its customers and innovations was buried with Steven Jobs.

Please don ́t take wrong, since I ́m an Adobe user for decades and always admired this company and it ́s products, but time is changing and it ́s the moment where the future of the company is at stake.

So please take this seriously and wake up before it ́s to late.

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Thales

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Posted 1 year ago

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Assaf Frank

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I totally agree and I would like also to mention

1. Capture One with their superior Raw processing quality and speed when comparing it to LR.
look at the videos below for comparing C1 to lightroom raw processing out of the box – very good examples.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsZzEi8hplc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMa7jlGCoCs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3yJa2P0Aus

View here about C1 raw processing by professional raw retoucher
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PCK8rXgj9I start from 7:18min - 9:15

to be fair C1 is behind on their UI, ease of use and catalog functionality and plugins compared to lightroom and that's why I can't move yet.

2. Luminar by Macphun is also entering the Raw processing market with windows version coming soon
https://macphun.com/luminar

3. Alos Aroura HDR  2017 by Macphun is probably one of the best HDR software out there so those guys knows what they are doing 
https://aurorahdr.com/

and no I, not working for any of the company above, I just fed up with lightroom performance Raw processing quality and support. Adobe should look into joining forces with Capture one development team if they can't hack it after all those years.
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Peter Vogel

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Well, digital image processing has come a long way, I started with PS 3 and later on with LR 1. The more power these programs have, the harder it is to implement new features that generate your WOW effect.

I for myself would rather see Adobe work on getting rid of all the little and bigger bugs, work on improving the speed and make some processes in the workflow more logical and easier to handle and use! That would be much more important to me than having even more new features, that my workflow doesn't really need.

As far as all the new RAW developers that are popping up all over the place is concerned: Competition is always good, it will help to get Adobe going on their products, too. I also use the OnOne Suite a lot out of Lightroom and I will certainly test OnOne RAW and if that is really so fast and good, then Lightroom will most likely degrade to an imaging data base tool in my workflow. The bar is pretty high though for all these new programs, we will see...  
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JaapV

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The TS is merely ranting, whereas you make sense.
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Tom Mickow

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I for myself would rather see Adobe work on getting rid of all the little and bigger bugs, work on improving the speed and make some processes in the workflow more logical and easier to handle and use! That would be much more important to me than having even more new features, that my workflow doesn't really need.
Couldn't agree more!
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Joel Weisbrod

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People have been complaining about LR for quite some time now and I am sure Adobe has heard all of us. What they will do, is another question.

I just watched the long Capture One video suggested in the post by Assaf Frank and while the interface is different, the layout is different, and the tools are slightly different, I did not see it as so much better or faster than LR. Yes, I like the customizable desktop (like PS) and toolbars (like PS), I don't think that is enough to make me abandon LR and move to Capture One.

I am convinced there is something wrong in the new GPU implementation since I have the fastest Nvidia Graphics Board currently offered and LR performance is better with GPU off. I am hoping that Adobe has heard our cries for help and when LR 2017.1 is released, it will be filled with bug fixes and speed improvements rather than new features.

I also have been reading the OnOne RAW discussions on their site and have moved through the requests listed. While I already use Perfect Suite 10.5 and purchased OnOne RAW, the current planned implementation is not likely to take the place in my workflow anytime soon.

We can only hope Adobe hears us!!!
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