Lightroom 4 was recently updated to version 4.4, and includes a variety of one-click enhancements, as well as a comprehensive set of image adjustment tools. The software supports the latest digital cameras, including RAW files from popular DSLRs and point-and-shoots. Lightroom 4 normally sells for $149.
Photoshop Elements 11 brings a number of powerful editing assets from Adobe's flagship Photoshop CS6 software to the consumer, for a fraction of the price. New features include location metadata, an enhanced Spot Healing Brush and leading-edge technology that allows for the quick splicing and combining of separate photos. The software also lets users share their pictures online via a Web interface and Facebook. Photoshop Elements 11 is priced at $99.
Finally, Premiere Elements 11 is Adobe's consumer video editing title which, like Photoshop Elements, shares a variety of features with its the pro-level counterpart. Highlights include automated tools to reduce camera shake, fix lighting issues and balance audio. As with Photoshop Elements 11, Premiere Elements 11 is also $99 without discount.
A bundle of the two Elements products is also available with an original price of $149.
Adobe's Mother's Day discount takes $30 off normal pricing for all four products. To take advantage of the special pricing, click on the above links and enter the discount code "SPRING30" at checkout. The promotion ends on May 11.