A few days ago, Adobe launched its latest versions of Lightroom and Photoshop. Strangely, this was done with little fanfare, and came as a complete surprise to me when I first saw the updates.
It’s been a long standing complaint that Adobe Lightroom is frustratingly slow to load and display images, particularly previews on import or previews when switching from Library to Develop. Adobe promised to deal with this issue, going so far as to release a statement from photography product manager, Tom Hogarty in July. The statement acknowledged user concerns and committed Adobe to working harder to address them.
I guess this week they delivered, but not in any way that anyone expected. Far from being pleased, many users are puzzled and even angry at what the latest releases imply. Continue reading “Seriously Adobe?”