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Re: TIFF versus PSD or PSB in this Brave New World
« Reply #40 on: May 14, 2013, 01:30:47 PM »

I think non-destructive editing with layers and masking is probably adobe's most substantial photoshop innovation that can't easily be replaced. Elements and many of these less sophisticated tools don't have non-destructive editing.

If adobe added non-destructive editing to Elements and enabled me to install all the same plugins, I would probably be able to get by easily...maybe with lightroom on the side for advanced ACR features.

I don't use LR or Elements, but I understand neither has soft proofing, which IMO is a requirement for printing. I know Qimage has soft proofing. I used a trial version several years ago but found it to be on pretty tedious/cumbersome. I see there's a new incarnation available so perhaps it's time for another try.
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Re: TIFF versus PSD or PSB in this Brave New World
« Reply #41 on: May 14, 2013, 02:34:36 PM »

I don't use LR or Elements, but I understand neither has soft proofing, which IMO is a requirement for printing. I know Qimage has soft proofing. I used a trial version several years ago but found it to be on pretty tedious/cumbersome. I see there's a new incarnation available so perhaps it's time for another try.

Qimage is still quirky, but it works very well.  Once you learn how to use it, it is more efficient than PS.  I can see how you found it tedious though.

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Re: TIFF versus PSD or PSB in this Brave New World
« Reply #42 on: May 14, 2013, 03:26:39 PM »

Google finds -- Using Photoshop Lightroom 4 / Developing photos / Soft-proof images

Not what you're looking for?

Actually that's it. I obviously haven't looked into LR for a long time. Thanks!
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Re: TIFF versus PSD or PSB in this Brave New World
« Reply #43 on: May 14, 2013, 06:37:53 PM »

I think, to answer the OP's question, TIFF would be a better alternative, especially because it allows to store a full Works-in-Progress layered version of your images.
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If my understanding is correct, "a full Works-in-Progress layered version" produced by PS could not be opened and further processed by any editing software other than PS.  A flattened version could, presumably, be opened by other editing software.  Please correct me if I am wrong.
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Re: TIFF versus PSD or PSB in this Brave New World
« Reply #44 on: May 14, 2013, 07:01:49 PM »

If my understanding is correct, "a full Works-in-Progress layered version" produced by PS could not be opened and further processed by any editing software other than PS.  A flattened version could, presumably, be opened by other editing software.  Please correct me if I am wrong.

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