Win One of Three Boxed Copies of Adobe Lightroom 4 Worth $150 Each

Update: This giveaway is now over. The winner was randomly selected and announced below.

For our “giveaway o’ the week” this week, we’re giving away three copies of Adobe Lightroom 4 worth $150 each. If you went on vacation this past summer and have a boatload of photographs that you need to organize and post-process, this program can help you do it.

To learn how to use Lightroom 4, you can check out this collection of tutorials offered by Adobe over on YouTube. Here’s the video showing how you can do basic adjustments:

To enter this giveaway, simply answer the question:

What kind of photos will you be using Lightroom for if you win this giveaway?

This giveaway will be done through both the commenting section on this post and Twitter. You can use both methods for double the chance to win.

Entering Through the Comments

The first way to enter is to simply leave your answer as a comment on this post. Be sure that we’ll be able to contact you through your comment identification if you win.

Entering Through Twitter

This giveaway can also be entered by following our our Twitter account and tweeting your answer.

First, be sure you’re a follower:

Then, tweet your answer to the question, and include the tag “#pplr4gvwy”.

Rules & Details

This contest will end on September 3rd, 2012, and a winner will be selected randomly from all the entries.

The giveaway is open to readers outside the US as well, and shipping will be free!

Good luck, and may the odds be ever in your favor!

Update: This giveaway is now over. We received 506 comment entries and 166 Tweet entries for 672 entries overall. The randomly selected winners are…


I would use Lightroom 4 to store and edit portraits, which is something I am learning to do.


I <3 @petapixel !!! I will use Lightroom to enhance concept photography for a startup

Michele Pascoe Burgee

I will use it all the time….for everything from my child’s first day of school to the next wedding i shoot. Lightroom is where it’s at!!

Congratulations! Please email [email protected] to claim your prize (we’re contacting you as well).

Thanks to everyone who entered! Please stay tuned for more awesome giveaways!

A big thanks to Adobe for providing the prizes for this giveaway!

Image credit: Cebu Vacation – 14 by Daniel Y. Go

  • Michael Martinez

    I will be using for everything, especially building my portfolio to eventually build a website, I don’t plan to stop using it

  • Chancellor Gorkon

    I’d edit photos of mountain landscapes in the higher alps!

  • domenico

    Great software!

  • niccolo

    i really like to win :)

  • Jared Bramblett

    I’d use it to post process all of my photos!

  • Quan Tram

    I use Lightroom for editing all of my photos, but especially the photos of my most loved person and my family!

  • Iain Simmons

    I’d use it for all my photos. I’d fill in the map section as much as possible, put keywords for everything, and file everything in collections. I’d go metadata-crazy!

  • Anthony Delgreco

    I would use it for all the photos that go into our schools yearbook especially sports photos!

  • Thomas Douglas

    I would love a copy of Lightroom.

  • Emanuel Brunson

    I would love a copy of lightroom to work on my portraits and family photography!

  • lgrub002

    Birds, bears, bumblees, Oh My!!

  • lgrub002

    Birds, bears, bumblees, Oh My!!

  • Tony Leonhardt

    Primarily to edit the photos of the adventures I take with my 3-year old daughter, who I only get to see a few days out of the month. No matter what the activity is, we always go big… and then go home. Happy and tired.

  • GrimSanot

    To edit the 1,000s of photos on my harddrive. One day I will catch up.

  • sooji

    i’d be using LR for ALL my photos!! which are mostly portraits and of animals (my dogs haha)

  • Martin Tobias

    I’d love to try out Lightroom.

  • isisss

    I’ll edit most of the photos from my projects! and i’ll be needing a very reliable and great assistant ;)

  • Idan Presser

    I’d be using Lightroom to organize and process all my photos which have accumulated over the years

  • C.W. Hayes

    Need it for college photos

  • Daniel Collins

    Pictures of my kids!

  • Brian Strock

    I’ll be using it for the unholy number of baby pictures that my wife takes and asks me to quickly edit.

  • MikeDodge

    I’m going to be using Lightroom to process all my photos, including my recent wedding.

  • Miguel Alejandro López Ávila

    I would use Lightroom for product shots and portraits.

  • ashley

    I would use it for all my photos!

  • Barefoot

    I would use Lightroom for all of my nature photos, to bring out the lighting, colors, and textures that I want everyone else to be able to see!

  • Kaitlin Bledsoe

    @petapixel I’d use Adobe Lightroom 4 to edit portrait photos; especially ones of Edie, Fairmont Pittsburgh’s Canine Ambassador! #pplr4gvwy

  • Sergiu Mitrofan

    I’ll use it for all the raws, of course.

  • Tanel Kuusemets

    Easy, I use it to organize all the pictures.
    Very handy to have them processed and change in Lightroom.
    Ligthroom is a program that is so good – it is worth buying!

  • Miles Jason Casupanan

    I would use it to process all my photos!!

  • Kiki

    I like Lightroom and I would use it for organize and edit all my photos.

  • Chicco

    Thanks for this great contest. I have a big photo collection of portraits, landscapes and reportage photos to edit/organize with LR!

  • Ľubomír Šramo

    I will use it for all of my pictures – editing, managing, viewing, printig. Lightroom is amazing software.

  • taskans

    Lightroom is going to do my birds

  • Mr_Incredibile

    Big thanks to PetaPixel and Adobe for this fantastic giveaway. I have a big number of photos, mainly landscapes, and I will to win Lightroom for manage them.

  • John Flynn

    Yeah, I would be using it for absolutely every photo I have.

  • Christi

    I’d be using Lightroom, like others, for all my photos. Maybe it’ll inspire me to take more photos of the night sky… or to bake some tasty treats and to photograph them!

  • Qwx

    My family, builds, see and towers

  • Click

    Tnx for this great contest. I really like Adobe Lightroom and I will use it for all my pictures.

  • Firman Azman

    I’d use lightroom to edit social nightclub photography. Who doesn’t love to relive their drunken memories through photos from last night?!

  • DF

    I’d use Lightroom to allow me develop a proper workflow and (hopefully!) help me to improve my photography!

  • NeonMidori

    Hello to all. Since being diagnosed with Stage 3 Breast Cancer one year ago, I have found a new love in photography, specifically, floral photography and landscapes. This new love is my alone time, to escape so to speak. I recently from a point & shoot to a Sony A65 and it takes beautiful photographs. I will use the Lightroom 4 to further enhance the beauty I have come to see in my new love of editing these pictures. This would mean the world to me! Thank you for the great opportunity to win a fantastic program!

  • Ken Tannenbaum

    Lightroom 4 will be used to manage my new business in corporate and event photography.

  • Brian Turner

    Lightroom would really help with managing and editing my event photos.

  • Tommy Estridge

    All of them, but a lot of landscape.

  • Joao Sa Leao

    Since Lightroom makes our work easier, I would use it for all my work.

  • Kathleen Keegan

    I’d use Lightroom to help me organize the photos for the non-profit I work for.

  • Jason Chu

    Digital ones.

  • Guest

    I would use to edit portraits.