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This course provides in-depth training on Camera Raw 7, the Photoshop CS6 component that enables photographers to open and manipulate raw format images. Raw images are minimally processed in the camera; they're effectively the exact data recorded by the camera's sensor. Author Chris Orwig shows you how to control a raw image's appearance—exposure, shadow and highlight detail, color balance, and sharpness—with far more precision than is possible with JPEG images. The course also introduces the new workflow procedures and technical concepts and issues associated with raw content, so that photographers can best leverage this powerful format.
This is a composite which I created in Photoshop and the whole idea was to create something which was a little bit and dreamlike. So to finish off this project what I want to do is add a border or an edge which is really defined. To create an edge like this I'm going to go ahead and navigate to the Effects Panel and then click and drag our Amount slider all the way down. We'll go ahead and click all of these sliders all the way down to the left here. In doing that, all of a sudden we can see the real hard defined edge of this particular effect.
This can be an effect which either darkens or brightens that edge. We can control how big this is by working with our Midpoint slider. You can see that I can either bring that out or in. We can also change its shape if we want this to be a little bit different as well. If you want your edge to be a little bit softer, we can modify the Feather amount. Sometimes that's a nice idea, especially with a photograph like this which has a lot of blur in it. It's a little bit more dreamlike having that softness here and it kind of works.
Well rather than brightening up the edge, I actually want to darken this down. So I'll go ahead and decrease my Amount. I'm going to bring this way down. I want that to be a really strong edge and then I'll work with the Midpoint in order to control how big I want this to be. Also, I'll experiment a little bit with the Roundness, so I can then control that as well. And after having done all of that, we'll want to evaluate our before and after, so we'll click on our Preview button or press the P key. There is our before and now here is our after.
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