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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Student and Teacher Edition
Perfect your photography from shoot to finish.
Adobe Student and Teacher Editions
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New Adobe Student and Teacher Editions give students—and now educators—access to low prices on full versions of the latest Adobe design software.
Please Note: Adobe Student and Teacher Editions are for students, teachers, school staff, and other educators who meet Adobe eligibility guidelines. See below for more information on eligibility guidelines.
Get everything you need beyond the camera
Organize, perfect, and share—Lightroom combines all your digital photography tools in one fast, efficient application. Use powerful yet simple automatic adjustments or take detailed control of every feature, from editing to sharing.
The Lightroom 4 software helps you create amazing images that inspire, inform, and delight. Bring out the best in every shot with powerfully simple one-click adjustments and a full range of cutting-edge advanced controls. Craft elegant photo books and effortlessly share your best shots on social networks, in web galleries, and more. Perfect your images, organize all your photographs, and share your vision—all with one fast, intuitive application.
Get the best from every image
Get the highest possible quality from every pixel in your images, whether you shot them with a pro DSLR camera or a camera phone. Lightroom includes a comprehensive set of state-of-the-art tools.
Craft elegant photo books and easily share your photographs on social networks or in web galleries, slide shows, prints, and more.* Lightroom includes efficient tools to showcase your work with friends, family, and clients.
NEW! Highlight and Shadow Recovery - Bring out all the detail that your camera captures in dark shadows and bright highlights. Now you have more power than ever before to make great images in challenging lighting conditions.
NEW! Photo Book Creation - Create beautiful photo books from your images with a variety of easy-to-use templates included in Lightroom, and then upload your book for printing with just a few clicks.
Superior Image Processing - Get the absolute best from your images with state-of-the-art image processing controls. Make precise overall adjustments or correct targeted areas.
Extended Video Support - Organize, view, and make adjustments and edits to video clips. Play and trim clips, extract still images from them, or adjust clips with the Quick Develop tool.
Nondestructive environment - Set your creativity free in a nondestructive editing environment that encourages experimentation. Your original images are never altered, and it’s easy to reverse your steps.
Selective editing brushes - Extend your creative control with a flexible brush that lets you adjust selected areas of your photo for just the look you want.
Advanced Black-and-White Conversion - Gain powerful control over the tonal qualities that make or break black-and-white images. Precisely mix information from eight color channels when you convert to grayscale.
Superior Noise Reduction - Achieve amazing, natural-looking results from your high ISO images with state-of-the-art noise reduction technology. Apply noise reduction to the entire image or target specific areas.
One-Click Adjustments to Multiple Images - Save time when processing many images. Apply the same develop settings, exposure, or contrast, for example—to all the photographs in a group at once using presets or syncing.
Tight Photoshop integration - Select one or multiple photos and automatically open them in Adobe Photoshop software to perform detailed, pixel-level editing. See your results immediately back in Lightroom.
Fast performance across platforms - Speed up day-to-day imaging tasks and process images faster with cross-platform 64-bit support for the latest Mac OS and Microsoft® Windows® operating systems.
Intuitive environment - Be more productive and efficient. The intuitive environment and controls of Lightroom are easy to master and let you quickly and smoothly accomplish your photography tasks.
Develop presets - Save time by instantly applying favorite looks to images. Just save Develop settings as a preset and apply it to your other photographs at any time with one click.
Extensive image management tools - Use a powerful set of image management features to organize your photographs, flexibly rate and label them, and find them easily using metadata tags and information.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Student and Teacher Editions Eligibility Guidelines
PLEASE NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure that you are eligible to buy and use this software before purchasing this product. Once opened, it is non-returnable, non-refundable in accordance with our returns policy.
Program Purchasing Restrictions: You may purchase only one license per platform of any Adobe Student and Teacher Edition product per year. Purchases of suite editions (such as Design Premium or Master Collection) are limited to one title per platform per year. Adobe Student and Teacher Edition products may be used only on your privately owned computer and may not be resold.
Eligible persons include:
University and college students — students enrolled at a higher education institution defined as an accredited public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study
Primary and secondary school students — students enrolled at an accredited public or private primary or secondary school providing full-time instruction
Faculty and staff — teachers and staff employed by an accredited primary or secondary school, public or private university or college, school district, or board of education (not including emeritus status professors)
Homeschooled students and their teachers — students and teachers as defined by state homeschooling regulations.
Proof of eligibility
Proof of current enrollment, stating your name, the institution name, and the current date or term*
Types of proof of enrollment include:
School ID card
Tuition bill or statement
Any other document issued by the educational institution that includes your name, the institution name, and the current date or term
Teachers, faculty, and staff:
Current ID that includes your name, the date, and the name of the educational entity or an official document such as the following:
Institutional paycheck stub
Letter on official letterhead from the registrar of the educational entity indicating current employment
Note: Any sensitive information such as pay amounts, grades, or social security numbers can be covered or crossed out.
Homeschooled students and their teachers:
Dated copy of a letter of intent to homeschool2
Current membership ID to a home school association (for example, the Home School Legal Defense Association)
Dated proof of purchase of curriculum for the current academic school year
Unqualified institutions include:
Nonaccredited schools and religious organizations
Prekindergarten or child care facilities
Hospitals in Canada
Training centers or schools granting certificates for courses such as computer software training, including, without limitation: Ziff Davis University, Learning Tree University, New Horizon Computer Learning Center, Teacher Training Centers
Military schools that do not grant academic degrees
Research laboratories not recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Canadian/Provincial Ministries of Education, for example, institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense or Energy or the National Research Council Canada. In addition, laboratories in the U.S. defined as Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) and University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs) are not eligible. Examples include: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Other unqualified examples as listed by Adobe from time to time on its website
Accredited schools are those that are approved by an association recognized by the U.S. Department of Education/State Board of Education or the Canadian/Provincial Ministries of Education and that teach students as their primary focus. In the U.S., such associations include: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northwest Association of Accredited Schools.
Documents dated within the last six months are considered current.