How To Cancel Your Lightroom & Photoshop Photography Plan Subscription
The folks over at Digital Camera World in the UK (one of my favorite mags), did a piece on how to cancel your Adobe subscription, and I’m not posting here to get you to cancel (just the opposite). I’m posting it here because there are still a few folks still desperately clinging onto the hope that Adobe is going to go back and sell copies of Photoshop (it was $800) and Lightroom (it was $150, so nearly $1,000 for the two of them) again. By the way, they’re not.
But, if those folks see that you actually can cancel, maybe they’ll finally get over their fear or whatever, and start using the latest versions of this software for just under half of what my daughter’s drive through chicken finger dinner (and my wife’s frozen custard dessert) cost me last night at Culver’s fast food restaurant.
It’s been eight years people. It ain’t coming back, and you wouldn’t write nearly a $1,000 check if they did suddenly make them available (they’re not). And, by the way – Adobe hasn’t raised the price once since they introduced that Photographer’s plan, but everything else – everything – is more expensive today than it was eight years ago, except for that plan. High-five to Adobe.
Anyway, if you’re somehow still on the fence, check out this article, which takes you through the process, and highlights the good and the bad stuff as well.
OK, let’s get to use those awesome new masking features in the new update. They are a game changer!
Have a good one!
P.S. Today over on scottkelby.com I posted Terry White’s webcast where he goes over all the new features in the latest Lightroom update. Really good stuff – so worth checking it out (I embedded it right on the blog, so you can watch it right there). Here’s the link.
Scott, PLEASE stop encouraging Adobe to raise the subscription price! You have mentioned this also on several Grid episodes. Please stop. Thank you. 🙂
I am a subscriber, but the price has increased at least once in Australia – due to exchange rate. So outside of USA, I dare say there have been some increases. In USD terms would not have increased. Still good value though.
Just one point to your comment: Scott said “And, by the way – Adobe hasn’t raised the price once since they introduced that Photographer’s plan, but everything else – everything – is more expensive today than it was eight years ago, except for that plan. High-five to Adobe.” While your cost may have gone up due to exchange rates or VAT, ADOBE has not raised the price even once. Adobe is a powerful entity, but even THEY can’t impact exchange rates.
I am subscribing, but in Norway Adobe has doubled the price the last couple of years. And although I only use Lightroom I also have to pay for Photoshop which I never use …
Any remotely serious photographer should subscribe to the plan. I was one of those die-hards against the plan at the beginning but after years of subscribing, if I could only have one subscription software this would be it!
Thanks for saying that, Mark. I think more people need to hear that. 🙂
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