Adobe has announced a range of updates for Lightroom desktop and mobile for both Lightroom Creative Cloud and Classic. Plus Adobe are introducing a new Lightroom Academy website for learning new skills as well as improving techniques and editing abilities.

Adobe Lightroom updates includes

  • Precise selection and masking
  • Automatically Select Subject and select sky
  • Recommended presets to match your photo
  • 8 additional pemium preset packs
  • Community remix (Mac and Windows)
  • Crop overlays (Mac and Windows)
Lightroom Precise Selection and Masking

Lightroom Precise Selection and Masking – this uses artificial intelligence, and is designed to make selecting the subject and sky much quicker and easier, as demonstrated in this video on YouTube.

There are further updates including advanced colour grading, graphical watermark support, auto versions, as well as improved performance in Lightroom Classic and Camera Raw.

Find out what’s new in Lightroom Classic here, and Lightroom CC here.

Lightroom academy (web) launched

Lightroom Acedemy ( is an online resource for photographers designed to help you learn essential photographic concepts and improve image processing skills, regardless of experience or equipment.

Lightroom Academy

Lightroom Academy

Lightroom Academy is entirely free and available to start exploring today! Plus, Adobe will be continuing to update Lightroom Academy with new classes and resources throughout 2022.

Also announced today are a number of updates for Adobe Photoshop, including a new version for web.

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