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Lightroom 1.0 available in February

Adobe has announced that Lightroom 1.0 is now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada and will ship mid-February at an introductory price of $199 through April 30th (regular price $299). The beta version of Lightroom expires February 28th.

New features in 1.0 include:

  • New advanced keywording tools
  • An improved import dialogue with more flexible file handling
  • New Key Metadata Browser provides quick access to key information tags with an improved ranking and rating system that now incorporates color labels and a pick/reject system
  • Virtual Copies and Snapshot tools help present multiple versions of the same image
  • Hue, Saturation and Luminance targeted adjustment tool for precise and intuitive image edits
  • Clone and Healing features provide non-destructive edits to eliminate sensor dust across one or many images

John Watson

John is the original founder of Photodoto, but after running it for 4 years he had to focus on different things. If you're interested in what John has been up to recently, you can check is personal blog or browse his photo blog.