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Saving raw images


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Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training

with Ted LoCascio

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Although you can apply tonal and color adjustments to Camera Raw images in the Camera Raw dialog box, you can't work with layers. You can't apply things like border effects or framing effects. Those things can only be done in the Elements' Editing workspace. So what I would like to do now is show you how you can open up an image that's already been edited in Camera Raw into the Elements' Editing workspace and then how you can save that image. What I'm going to do now is select one of these images that's already being displayed here in the Content panel. I have already filtered down what's being displayed in here. We're only viewing Camera Raw images that are inside of this folder and I'm going to go ahead and select this Christmas tree right here.
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  1. 2m 22s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. Using the example files
      1m 20s
  2. 12m 1s
    1. Understanding Photoshop Elements
      2m 10s
    2. Using the Welcome screen
      2m 33s
    3. Importing photos from a digital camera
      7m 18s
  3. 1h 1m
    1. Viewing and selecting images
      2m 1s
    2. Creating and saving a custom workspace
      5m 29s
    3. Rotating images in Bridge
      3m 20s
    4. Renaming images in Bridge
      5m 34s
    5. Adding keywords to images
      7m 38s
    6. Applying ratings to images
      5m 17s
    7. Labeling images
      5m 17s
    8. Searching for images
      6m 38s
    9. Creating Collections
      2m 50s
    10. Sorting images with the Filter panel
      6m 36s
    11. Using image stacks
      7m 2s
    12. Hiding images
      4m 6s
  4. 31m 55s
    1. Opening images from Bridge
      2m 24s
    2. Working with palettes and the Palette Bin
      4m 53s
    3. Using the Project Bin
      6m 44s
    4. Zooming and scrolling
      8m 1s
    5. Fixing mistakes with Undo and Redo
      5m 3s
    6. Saving versions
      4m 50s
  5. 49m 38s
    1. Opening and viewing images in the Quick Fix mode
      6m 8s
    2. Understanding Auto Color and making tonal adjustments
      8m 50s
    3. Using the Lighting sliders
      5m 19s
    4. Using the Color sliders
      7m 1s
    5. Applying Auto Red Eye Fix
      3m 31s
    6. Applying Auto Sharpen
      4m 25s
    7. Using the Guided Edit mode
      6m 19s
    8. Processing multiple files
      8m 5s
  6. 10m 22s
    1. Understanding image resolution
      3m 23s
    2. Resizing images
      6m 59s
  7. 17m 8s
    1. Applying Auto Crop and Auto Straighten
      6m 22s
    2. Using the Straighten and Crop tools
      4m 10s
    3. Changing the canvas size
      6m 36s
  8. 30m 32s
    1. Why make selections?
      6m 3s
    2. Using the Quick Selection tool
      8m 37s
    3. Using Refine Edge
      7m 15s
    4. Saving and loading selections
      8m 37s
  9. 25m 58s
    1. Working with the Layers palette
      9m 45s
    2. Using adjustment layers and masks
      8m 37s
    3. Applying transparency and blend mode adjustments
      7m 36s
  10. 40m 56s
    1. Removing a color cast
      5m 53s
    2. Correcting skin tone
      3m 38s
    3. Enhancing color with Hue/Saturation adjustments
      6m 37s
    4. Balancing contrast and color with Levels adjustments
      7m 10s
    5. Correcting dark or light areas with Shadow/Highlight Adjustments
      5m 17s
    6. Improving images with Color Curves adjustments
      5m 55s
    7. Converting color images to black and white
      6m 26s
  11. 54m 14s
    1. Using the Red-Eye Removal tool
      8m 1s
    2. Using the healing tools
      7m 42s
    3. Whitening teeth and eyes
      6m 20s
    4. Cloning to remove contents
      8m 14s
    5. Adjusting perspective and correcting camera distortion
      6m 10s
    6. Using Photomerge Group Shot
      6m 17s
    7. Using Photomerge Faces
      6m 4s
    8. Using Photomerge Panorama
      5m 26s
  12. 16m 1s
    1. Creating a clipping mask
      7m 25s
    2. Creating collages with gradient blending
      8m 36s
  13. 22m 15s
    1. Reducing noise
      8m 7s
    2. Sharpening with Unsharp Mask
      7m 16s
    3. Sharpening with Adjust Sharpness
      6m 52s
  14. 17m 54s
    1. Understanding Camera Raw
      1m 46s
    2. Opening Camera Raw images from Bridge
      6m 37s
    3. Applying tonal and color adjustments in Camera Raw
      6m 23s
    4. Saving raw images
      3m 8s
  15. 40m 41s
    1. Painting with the Filter Gallery
      8m 7s
    2. Creating a pencil sketch
      7m 40s
    3. Customizing images
      7m 59s
    4. Adding artwork with the Content palette
      9m 39s
    5. Building and saving a multi-page photo creation
      7m 16s
  16. 37m 5s
    1. Creating a slideshow
      6m 58s
    2. Creating a photo book
      9m 1s
    3. Creating a photo collage
      6m 58s
    4. Creating a greeting card
      6m 31s
    5. Creating a web photo gallery
      7m 37s
  17. 31m 6s
    1. Choosing color settings
      7m 1s
    2. Printing to an inkjet printer
      8m 13s
    3. Using Picture Package
      4m 33s
    4. Saving for the web
      5m 55s
    5. Attaching images to emails
      3m 6s
    6. Burning to CDs and DVDs
      2m 18s
  18. 56s
    1. Goodbye
      56s

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Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training
8h 22m Beginner Sep 29, 2008

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In Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Essential Training, Ted LoCascio teaches casual photographers how to organize, edit, and share their digital image libraries using this powerful software package from Adobe. He tours the included Adobe Bridge application, used for importing and organizing photographs, and explores every feature of Elements itself. He demonstrates how to navigate the Elements workspace, which is used to correct and improve images, combine them into projects, and produce slideshows, photo books, web galleries, and more. Ted also explains how to get the most out of each editing mode, and shares tips for correcting, retouching, and sharpening photographs. Example files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Identifying photos by name, keyword, rating, and label
  • Locating photos with searches, filters, collections, and stacks
  • Using automated red-eye correction and sharpening tools
  • Making detailed color and tone corrections
  • Using Photomerge on faces and groups
  • Working with filters, artwork, and other image customizations
  • Scrapbooking
Subject:
Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements Elements
Author:
Ted LoCascio

Saving raw images

Although you can apply tonal and color adjustments to Camera Raw images in the Camera Raw dialog box, you can't work with layers. You can't apply things like border effects or framing effects. Those things can only be done in the Elements' Editing workspace. So what I would like to do now is show you how you can open up an image that's already been edited in Camera Raw into the Elements' Editing workspace and then how you can save that image. What I'm going to do now is select one of these images that's already being displayed here in the Content panel. I have already filtered down what's being displayed in here. We're only viewing Camera Raw images that are inside of this folder and I'm going to go ahead and select this Christmas tree right here.

Double-click that to open it up in Camera Raw. Here is my Christmas tree. I don't need to make any adjustments in here. I've already made them. Instead of clicking Done, I'm going to go ahead and click Open Image. That opens up the image inside of the Elements' Editing workspace. Now notice at the top here in the title bar, it still says .CRW. Okay? And that is a RAW format. But you can't actually save this image as a .CRW file. There is no way to actually save over the original image after you apply some edits here to the image now inside of the Elements' Editing workspace. Basically what's happened is all of the tonal adjustments that you've set up inside of the Camera Raw dialog box have now been applied to the image inside of Elements.

Now, we can go ahead and work with here and then save it in a different file format. So let's take a look at our effects over here. I just want to apply a very simple border type effect. We'll go ahead and double-click on this effect right here and then zoom out some, so we can see what happened. We now have a nice little white border. We have a drop shadow underneath the image. It's actually done this using layers. In case we decided we didn't like this, we can go back to the original. I'm going to go ahead, and just say flatten this guy because that looks good to me. This is what I want to use, and I want to send this out to my family and friends and share this using Elements. So my next step is to go ahead and just save this guy. I'm going to go on to the File menu. I'm going to choose Save As, and I can go ahead and name this something else.

Let's say Christmas tree 02, actually this is fine. We can just keep this Christmas tree_02.jpg because the previous file of course as we know was the .CRW. All right, it's obviously not going to save over it. So that actually works good for me. We're going to save it as a JPEG. We have got other file formats in here. But I think we're going to stick with the standard JPEG. Go ahead and embed the color profile, that is always a good idea to do that, and click Save. All right, when the JPEG Options dialog box comes up, just keep it set to the Maximum setting. That works great for me, click OK, and now we have saved our image.

Okay. So we went from a Camera Raw image that was unedited in the Camera Raw dialog box. Then opened up in the Elements' Editing workspace. All of the adjustments were applied here, and then we added a border effect by clicking on the effect over here in the Effects palette, flattening image, and then saved it in a format that we can save in here in the Elements' Editing workspace. We saved it as a JPEG. Okay, so now we have a format that everyone can view.

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