Adobe Lightroom version 1.0 is not even shipping yet and there is already a collection of books available for pre-ordering about it.
Here is an extensive links of all the manuals currently on sale at amazon.
I have seen this question asked over and over again in most Adobe Photoshop forums: How to accomplish a black and white image where just a part is in color ?
Honestly this is one of the easiest things to accomplish in Adobe Photoshop and requires almost no previous experience.
Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it
After being in beta for a full year, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.0 hits finally the market with the version 1.0 as of January 29th 2007 for the special introductory price of $199 ” ((“until April 30 and after $299″))”
A portable application is an application that you can carry around on your thumb drive and run on any computer running Windows without the need of installing it.
Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to create your own legitimate portable version of Adobe Photoshop and/or ImageReady CS2 of just 26 MB.