Hey guys im thinking about eventually getting Photoshop CS3 or adobe lightroom and i would like to know which one is better. I have no experience in editing software so i really dont know except for that CS3 can take RAW/NEF files which will be important because nikon's dont come with RAW/NEF software (kinda mean on there part) so i would just to know.
One cannot really say which one is better because these are two different products that are supposed to do two different tasks. If you can afford get them both, if not I'd go for Lightroom as it does basic editing stuff well and it gives you a good way to organise your workflow.
Someone said that Lighroom is a "RAW converter", I would disagree because converting is just one of the multitude of things it can do. It is a lot of things in one package but if you can use DPP than you may stick to DPP instead and use CS3 for more sophisticated work. It's just my opinion and as we know everybody has at least one