Unpopular Opinion: Adobe Bridge + Camera Raw is better than Lightroom

Started Sep 30, 2020 | Photos thread
milleina Junior Member • Posts: 45
Re: Unpopular Opinion: Adobe Bridge + Camera Raw is better than Lightroom

Greg Edwards wrote:

I'm a happy lightroom user, but I've been following Damien Symonds on Facebook recently, who is somewhat a highly regarded Bridge/ACR/Photoshop guru, with an acerbic teaching style!

He also detests Lightroom, for the simple reason that he believe it's fundamentally broken. Apparently, the colour space is wrong and clipping warnings are not as accurate as ACR.

https://www.damiensymonds.net/color-space-settings-for-the-lightroom-user/

and

https://www.damiensymonds.net/bridge-30-day-challenge/

Personally, I don't have an issue with Lightroom, I'm just a casual hobbyist, but it's possibly worth investigating if you're a more serious professional.

FWIW, here's his FB group. Brace yourself, he can be quite scathing with his remarks.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/askdamien/

I just discovered he's a retoucher and not a photographer. That's why he's not inclined to use a tool like a Loupedeck+

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