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Adobe today updated its Lightroom apps for the iPad and the iPhone, introducing a new selective brush, a details tab, a refreshed interface for the iPad, and enhanced support for features like the Apple Pencil and 3D Touch.

Both Lightroom for iOS and Lightroom for iPad feature a new Selective Brush tool, which can be used to selectively paint enhancements on any part of an image. On the iPhone, the Selective Brush takes advantage of 3D Touch for pressure sensitivity, and on the iPad Pro, the Apple Pencil can be used for the same effect. The Selective Brush works with exposure, brightness, clarity, and more.

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Adobe has also added the ability to selectively erase linear and radial gradients for a wider range of effects, and there's a new Details Tab that offers global control over sharpening and noise reduction. On the iPhone, there's also a new "Show Highlight Clipping" feature available when using the in-app camera that displays overexposed areas to allow users to adjust exposure before capturing a photo.

For the iPad version of Lightroom, Adobe has introduced an entirely new interface that's designed for the larger screen of an iPad.

Lightroom can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [iPad: Direct Link] [iPhone: Direct Link]

Article Link: Adobe Lightroom for iOS Gains New Pressure Sensitive Selective Brush Tool
 

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Sharpening and noise reduction are definitely welcome additions to the iOS apps.
 
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I’m a photographer and I already use my iPad Pro 12.9” as my main computer, only having to use Lightroom on my Mac for selective editing and library management. This update gets me one second last step closer to not needing my Mac at all.
 
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I’m a photographer and I already use my iPad Pro 12.9” as my main computer, only having to use Lightroom on my Mac for selective editing and library management. This update gets me one second last step closer to not needing my Mac at all.

This latest update of Lightroom Mobile is quite amazing. It has almost all of the features of the desktop version now. My only wish is that they will add watermark abilities and that Apple would allow SD card uploads directly to cloud storage bypassing the Photos app. At that point, it would bye-bye laptop for me.
 
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ipedro

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This latest update of Lightroom Mobile is quite amazing. It has almost all of the features of the desktop version now. My only wish is that they will add watermark abilities and that Apple would allow SD card uploads directly to cloud storage bypassing the Photos app. At that point, it would bye-bye laptop for me.

I'm starting to think with the Files app, it might be possible to have an SD card or hard drive plugged in via the USB to Lightning connector appear in the sidebar in the Files app, just like with the Finder. The UI is now there. It's not a big leap to make it work. You'd then be able to drag files into a folder like you do on your Mac, then import them into Lightroom. I'd happily move to full cloud storage and the last of my Mac advantages would be gone.
 
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