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Photoshop CC for Photographers: Camera Raw 8 Fundamentals
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Photoshop CC for Photographers: Camera Raw 8 Fundamentals

with Chris Orwig

Video: Welcome

Welcome, my name is Chris Orwig and I'll be your host and
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  1. 13m 47s
    1. Welcome
      50s
    2. Using the exercise files
      39s
    3. Begin with Camera Raw and finish with Photoshop
      3m 48s
    4. What is Adobe Camera Raw?
      3m 45s
    5. What's new (CC 2014)
      1m 6s
    6. Previews in CC versus CC 2014 (CC 2014.1) NEW
      1m 55s
    7. Previews in CC versus CC 2014
      1m 44s
  2. 25m 2s
    1. Bridge overview and preferences
      4m 1s
    2. Optimizing the performance of Bridge and Camera Raw
      4m 30s
    3. Why raw files work best
      3m 46s
    4. The advantages of using DNG
      4m 39s
    5. Comparing RAW and DNG
      2m 53s
    6. Converting or saving to the DNG format
      5m 13s
  3. 14m 50s
    1. Project overview
      1m 10s
    2. Correcting exposure with the Basic panel
      3m 36s
    3. Cropping and composing
      1m 50s
    4. Converting to black and white
      2m 34s
    5. Sharpening and noise reduction
      2m 43s
    6. Processing multiple files at once
      2m 57s
  4. 25m 14s
    1. Navigating the interface and the toolbar
      3m 19s
    2. Becoming familiar with the interface and the toolbar (CC 2014.1) NEW
      2m 42s
    3. Advanced panel navigation
      2m 1s
    4. Navigating to the tools and panels (CC 2014.1) NEW
      2m 21s
    5. Using the histogram clipping indicators (CC 2014.1) NEW
      3m 22s
    6. Using the histogram clipping indicators
      2m 56s
    7. Previewing before and after different adjustments
      2m 35s
    8. Working with multiple files (CC 2014.1) NEW
      3m 6s
    9. Working with multiple files
      2m 52s
  5. 28m 43s
    1. Opening raw files in Bridge
      3m 52s
    2. Opening JPEGs and TIFFs in Bridge
      3m 53s
    3. Using Camera Raw as a filter in Photoshop
      5m 6s
    4. How to open and skip Camera Raw
      1m 9s
    5. Opening files in Photoshop from Camera Raw
      4m 19s
    6. Saving from Camera Raw
      3m 48s
    7. Opening an image as a Smart Object
      6m 36s
  6. 22m 40s
    1. Introducing the Crop tool
      3m 41s
    2. Cropping to a specific aspect ratio
      2m 5s
    3. Cropping to a custom ratio or size
      3m 35s
    4. Using the crop overlay
      3m 11s
    5. Rotating and cropping an image with the Crop tool
      3m 58s
    6. Straightening your photograph
      2m 47s
    7. The art of cropping
      3m 23s
  7. 14m 14s
    1. Improving color balance
      3m 18s
    2. Using the White Balance tool and controls
      2m 53s
    3. Precise color correcting with white balance cards
      2m 6s
    4. Making creative color adjustments
      3m 11s
    5. Enhancing color with Temperature and Tint
      2m 46s
  8. 27m 1s
    1. Deconstructing the basic adjustments
      4m 49s
    2. Correcting exposure
      4m 17s
    3. Automatically correcting exposure
      2m 55s
    4. Making exposure enhancements
      4m 34s
    5. Recovering highlight and shadow detail
      4m 23s
    6. Basic adjustments speed tip
      4m 44s
    7. Making changes with the interactive histogram (CC 2014.1) NEW
      1m 19s
  9. 17m 33s
    1. Demystifying Clarity
      3m 42s
    2. Increasing Clarity
      3m 32s
    3. Understanding Vibrance and Saturation
      3m 48s
    4. Improving color with Vibrance
      3m 11s
    5. Making creative color adjustments
      3m 20s
  10. 11m 50s
    1. Introducing the best way to convert to black and white
      3m 17s
    2. Creating a dramatic black-and-white landscape
      3m 6s
    3. Converting a portrait to black and white
      5m 27s
  11. 31m 47s
    1. Reducing unwanted noise
      7m 7s
    2. Sharpening your photographs
      6m 50s
    3. Sharpening and noise reduction workflow
      4m 38s
    4. Sharpening and reducing noise on a portrait
      4m 58s
    5. Basic and Detail panel workflow
      5m 6s
    6. Better noise reduction with Color Smoothing (CC 2014.1) NEW
      3m 8s

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Watch the Online Video Course Photoshop CC for Photographers: Camera Raw 8 Fundamentals
3h 52m Beginner Jun 20, 2013 Updated Oct 09, 2014

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Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 8 enables photographers to open and manipulate raw-format files with an exceptional degree of control over exposure, sharpness, and other characteristics. Learn how to work with its features and take your images from raw files to polished photographs with these tutorials from teacher and seasoned photographer Chris Orwig. Discover how to improve and correct exposure problems, crop and recompose photos, and create compelling black-and-white conversions of full-color photographs.

Topics include:
  • What is Camera Raw?
  • Comparing RAW and DNG file formats
  • Setting preferences
  • Cropping and composing
  • Recovering shadow and highlight detail
  • Improving clarity, vibrance, and saturation
  • Making strong black-and-white images
  • Reducing unwanted noise
  • Sharpening your photographs
Subjects:
Photography Raw Processing
Software:
Photoshop Camera Raw
Author:
Chris Orwig

Welcome

Welcome, my name is Chris Orwig and I'll be your host and guide in this course, which is part of our Photoshop for Photographers series. And in this installment, we'll be focusing in on Adobe Camera RAW. You know Camera RAW is a powerful and helpful tool in any digital photographic workflow. You can think of it as the starting point for perfecting your photographs. In this installment, we'll be focusing in on the fundamentals. We'll look at an overall raw workflow.

We'll talk about how you can improve and correct exposure. We'll look at how we can change color temperature and how we can crop and recompose our photographs. We'll explore how we can convert our color images to black and white as well. Now we'll be covering all of these topics and more. So without further delay, let's begin.

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Q: This course was updated on 07/09/2014. What changed?
A: We added a video covering the new Preview feature, introduced in Camera Raw 8.4, and a "What's new?" movie reviewing the changes Adobe introduced in the 2014 update to Photoshop CC.
Q: This course was updated on 10/09/2014. What changed?
A: We added seven new movies, which describe features and enhancements in the October 2014 release of Photoshop CC. New movies contain the "CC 2014.1" tag next to their names.
 
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