Adobe releases Lightroom 6 – is it worth the upgrade?

box_lightroom6_150x150Today Adobe announced Lightroom 6 – the next major upgrade to its photo editing software.

Besides new features there is an even more important change: Adobe moves Lightroom into its Creative Cloud (CC). Fortunately Lightroom 6 is still available as a separate purchase option if you are not fond of Adobe’s subscription model (me included). The CC version which also includes Photoshop CC sets you back 9.99 USD (plus tax) in the US or 11.89 Euro in Germany (incl. VAT) per month. The standalone version (no subscription) is 149 USD (plus tax) and 129.71 Euro (incl. VAT) respectively.

The question it begs: Is it worth the upgrade? Continue reading →