Daily Debrief: Lightroom 2.0 helps you edit, organize photos

In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET reporters Kara Tsuboi and Stephen Shankland discuss who the newly-released Adobe software is geared toward.

As an avid amateur photographer, my biggest problem with my online media has nothing to do with editing images, but organizing them first. I can click off several hundred photos of the family dog or a hiking trip, but before I even start tweaking colors of a sunset, I have a tough time even finding the right photograph. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 aims to help consumers with that common problem.

In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, I speak with senior writer and serious photographer Stephen Shankland about the new software released Monday. Retailing for $299 new or $99 as an upgrade, this 2.0 version seems to offer as many new organizational tools as editing ones. According to Shankland, some of the best features include the ability to apply edits to a batch of photos instead of one at a time. Also, the software will always maintain your original digital negative regardless of how many changes and edits you make.

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Kara Tsuboi has covered technology news for CNET and CBS Interactive for nearly seven years. From cutting edge robotics at NASA to the hottest TVs at CES to Apple events in San Francisco, Kara has reported on it all. In addition to daily news, twice every week her "Tech Minutes" are broadcast to CBS TV stations across the country.

 

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