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Photo editing software comparison chart >> 
This site has a comparison chart of 6 photo editing programs. 3 Adobe: Photoshop, Elements and Lightroom, Apple Aperture 3, and ACDSee 17. 
Not mentioned on this site and worth looking into are:
OnOne Perfect Photo Suite 8Google Nik Collection, and Topaz Labs  Photography Software.  

Photography Degree Programs Directory >> Provides abundant information about all available academic programs in photography offered in the US and much more. 

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