Learn how to use Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop to organize, edit, and share your photos when you are coming from Photoshop Elements.
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What is the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan?

The Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan gives you access to a variety of essential tools including Lightroom Classic CC, Photoshop, and mobile apps, as well as the ability to synchronize your photos to mobile devices, and much, much more.      

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Download the Creative Cloud Photography plan tools

Get set up with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan by downloading and installing Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop CC to your computer. Also, don't forget to get Lightroom CC on your mobile device as part of your membership.

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Bring your photos from Photoshop Elements into Lightroom Classic CC

When you transition your photo management from the Photoshop Elements Organizer to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom Classic CC keeps all the information you used to organize your photos within the Photoshop Elements Organizer. You can continue to manage your photos with the same basic workflow you are already familiar with. Learn more about the transition process. 

Note: Importing your Photoshop Elements catalog into Lightroom Classic CC does not harm the Photoshop Elements catalog. If you open Photoshop Elements, the catalog and your photos will still be there.

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Understand how photos are organized in Lightroom Classic CC

The information about your photos from the Photoshop Elements Organizer is located in the Library module in Lightroom Classic CC. The Library module is similar to the Media tab in the Photoshop Elements Organizer. It displays information about your photos and is a good way to browse through all your photos. Create synced collections to access your photography anywhere with Lightroom Classic CC on your mobile devices.

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Edit photos in Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop    

With the wide range of non-destructive adjustment controls in the Develop module in Lightroom Classic CC, you can fearlessly experiment with your photos. You can easily send a photo directly from Lightroom Classic CC to Photoshop when you want to apply extra creative effects that you can only achieve in Photoshop.    

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Share your photos in Lightroom Classic CC

Lightroom Classic CC offers many of the same capabilities that Photoshop Elements has for sharing your photos with others from virtually anywhere. You can easily email a photo directly from within Lightroom Classic CC. You can also share a photo through a variety of photo sharing websites such as Facebook or Flickr. 

You are just getting started. Visit the Creative Cloud Photography page to start a trial or join now. If you're already up and running, here's a library of photography projects to jumpstart your learning.




Contributor: Tim Grey

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