5 ways that Adobe changed the game for photographers and film-makers in 2022

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As the makers of Photoshop, Lightroom, and other photo editing software, not to mention video editing tools including Premiere Elements and Premiere Pro, Adobe's always on our radar at Digital Camera World. But in most recent years, our coverage has been largely about incremental updates and minor new features. In 2022, though, things have been a little different. 

This has been a landmark year for Adobe, with some big leaps forward in terms of its software capabilities. These have given photographers and videographers significant new opportunities to speed up their workflows and become more creative. At the same time, they've signaled where Adobe is heading in the future, and how it plans to lock professionals into its expensive Creative Cloud subscriptions, for years to come.

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.