Adobe Lightroom 4 Software Giveaway!

I’m celebrating FINALLY getting this photography blog/page up and running.

To thank you for your patience, and to welcome those of you who are new here, I’m hosting some giveaways this week!

Winners to this week’s contests/giveaways will be picked randomly and announced on Wednesday, October 10th.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Software is a “must have” in my work-flow.

It’s a very simple, easy to use, software.

It’s the greatest tool available for organizing and streamlining photos.

It allows you to make simple edits to digital files – like lightening up shadow areas and/or toning down highlights.

(And yes, it’s easy to use with Photoshop if you’re so inclined.)

How do I use Lightroom?

I import my photos directly from my flash card to Lightroom.

Lightroom allows me to sort photos by event, by date, by keywords – whatever way I want.

I make quick, minor, edits to photos when they need it.

For instance, I can quickly straighten a slightly “off” horizon line, tone down a too-bright highlight, or lighten up shadow areas.

In addition, there are a lot of free presets available online for Lightroom.

Lightroom presets can give a quick “look” to your photos.

With presets you can press one button to convert your photo to black and white, or another for an “antique” look, or yet another for a highly saturated look.

If you’ve never used Lightroom before, you’ll be amazed at what a big difference very light editing can make to your images.

If you’re new to digital photography and the idea of photo software is intimidating, let me assure you this is easy stuff!

I’m giving away one copy of Lightroom.

To be entered to win, just leave a comment below.

P.S.  Entries are still open on yesterday’s post if you’re interested in possibly winning a photography/travel vest.

86 Responses to “Adobe Lightroom 4 Software Giveaway!”

  1. Logan

    I love learning more about photography through your tips…it’s much easier to understand.

  2. unmitigated me

    I have been stumbling along with a MS photo editor which is lame. I was using Picnik but they shut down! I would love a copy of Lightroom.

    So glad the blog pages are finally working…they look wonderful.

  3. Jan's Sushi Bar

    I have to admit I hadn’t thought much about working with Lightroom, but you changed all that when you spoke of toning down harsh highlights and lightening up dark shadows. Put my name in the hat, please!!

  4. Patrick

    Such an awesome giveaway. Been wanting to switch to Lightroom for a while now, and winning would definitely make that happen for me.

  5. Celeste

    What an awesome giveaway. I would love to be considered, please and thank you.

    Congratulations on getting your blog up and running the way you want it. 🙂

  6. Gerry Shibayama

    My Lightroom 3 is having serious issues….keeps crashing…need an upgrade, Iphoto just doesn’t cut it…

  7. Philip

    After quite a number of years using Photoshop for all my photography, I’ve mad a decision to get into Lightroom, and turn it into my primary photography software.

  8. Lisa Hemstreet

    OMG…I would love to get Lightroom. I know it would improve my editing!!!

  9. Linda

    I took a photoshop class years ago and I would love to have a picture editing software like this!

  10. Maura

    Adobe Lightroom has been on my Wish List for a while, so thanks for the opportunity! 🙂

  11. Chantel

    Oh man, I would love to win this! This could be a two for one for Nakeva (the professional photographer) and I. 🙂

  12. Nathan

    Just got lightroom 3 and have loved learning it. Wouldn’t mind upgrading to 4. 🙂

  13. Tracey

    I would love to use Lightroom. I don’t have a photo editing program yet. Thanks for all your great information.

  14. Natasha

    I would like to learn more about Lighroom. I have seen some great results from people who use it. Keeping my fingers crossed! 🙂

  15. Theresa

    I am an aspiring photographer and currently in school for graphic design. Adobe Lightroom would aid in my quest to be a photographer who stands out amongst the rest! Seeing successful women in this career field always inspires me. So, thank you!
    P.S. I love the simplicity and beauty of your website.

  16. Sharon

    I used the free trial and it was awesome, would be even more awesome to win a copy so I can get back to using it! Congrats on getting the blog up and running, and thanks for doing a giveaway!

  17. Brenda

    I have an older version of lightroom I would love a new one!!! The new Lightroom is a powerhouse!

  18. Shab

    Lightroom changed my life! No more hours using photoshop when all I need is a bit of lightening up or some white balance adjustment! The newer version would be awesome!

  19. Jan Karlo Camero

    Lightroom really is a must have if you want to take photography seriously. It streamlines your workflow and you can focus on your creative work. The UI is so easy to understand and it feels like Adobe is spoiling us too much (not that Im complaining).

    I want this .. or rather, I need LIGHTROOM 😀

  20. Roberto Gelleni

    I use lr4 at work, and love it !!
    Would love to have my own home copy !!!

  21. Kristin

    I have been wishing for this software since I first learned of it…on your blog!

  22. Craig

    I’m ready to give LR another try, and I really don’t have the money, so I’d love to win this. Thanks.

  23. Bionic

    Followed via feed + twitter, follow by email led me to your contact page?.

    Nonetheless congrats to your blog Suzanne and what a smokin hot giveaway!

  24. lancew

    LR4 is a total solution for photographers at all levels and I would LOVE to have it.
    Thanks!

  25. Yvette van Teeffelen

    Yes, yes, yes, pick me, pick me, pick me!!!
    LOVE your blog and I’d LOVE to win.
    You’ve got some great giveaways here ;)!
    Thanks!!

  26. dimek

    Just got lightroom 3 and have loved learning it. Wouldn’t mind upgrading to 4.
    Nonetheless congrats to your blog Suzanne and what a smokin hot giveaway!

  27. bruzzzler

    great, lightroom is the best software for picture
    pls count me in

  28. Manu

    LR is my favourite programs to edit most of my photos. Iwould be glad to get the new Version!

  29. Behrad

    I have heard many good things about the program and would like to have a personal experience with the program a explore its capabilities..

  30. Angel V

    Congratulations for your blog and good luck with it! Adobe Lightroom is really great application for digital photography! Since I can not afford myself to buy it I would like to participate in your contest! Thank you for the giveaway!

  31. Denise

    I have LR3 and use it exclusively, but have not upgraded to 4. I’d like to be included in this giveaway. Another awesome gift from you!

  32. Kiki

    Thanks for this fantastic contest. I like Lightroom and I hope to win.

  33. WebSavvyMom

    –>I’ve never used Lightroom before but have always wanted to give it a spin. I still find actions in Photoshop extremely helpful.

    deb

  34. Rebecca Daniels

    I would love to take my photography to the next level and start working with software.

  35. Cristiano

    Thanks for this giveaway. I tried LR and I immediately loved it.

  36. Howard

    After using Picasa 3 for an eternity., and learning to love the whole editing process., albeit pretty basically., I’d love the chance to ‘improve’ and ‘go further’ with Adobe’s Lightroom 4..; I’ve found that by editing my own pics, I’m improving the way I’m actually seeing a potential photo – Thanks for considering my comment Suzanne..

  37. Joseph Mangiacotti

    Good Fortune on your new Website. I think it’s a really informative site and you set it up Beautifully. I can’t wait to see more. I already added my Camera and Lens to my Wish List with B&H Photo on your shopping site. I enjoy your Photograph they’re very Beautiful and Inspiring. Can’t wait to see more.
    Thanks for the apportunity to win Adobe Lightroom Software 4 Giveaway. Joe

  38. Dawn

    Have used Photoshop, but not Lightroom. Would love to dabble in it as well!

  39. SamChan

    Adobe Lightroom is very useful.
    I love to have one copy of this great software.
    Thanks Suzanne for the great giveaway! ^_^

  40. yvonne nc

    squeal! Would love to try out Lightroom. Wonderful give-away week.

  41. David Perez

    Poco se puede decir del mejor programa de edición fotografica que existe actualmente. Solo decir que tratare de sacarle el maximo partido.

  42. SK

    Hello. I would love to participate in this contest. Thank you so much for such a great opportunity granted.

    Yours Sincerly,

  43. Keara B.

    I’ve been dying to try Lightroom, but my budget is severely lacking right now and I’m not in the market for anything new. But it would be fantastic to win it! Thanks for a great giveaway. 🙂

  44. Cris

    Thanks for this nice contest. Lightroom is a fantastic software and it would be very useful for my photo collection.

  45. KenFalco

    Big thanks! I’ve tried several photo editing and managing softwares, but I never found one really good. Then I tried Photoshop CS series, Lightroom and also Elements. They are completely different: more simples and more effective. Adobe is the leader of photo editing software, and I’d like to win one of this great programs for enhance and organize my big photo collection.

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