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Open versus Done

From: Photoshop CS2 Mastering Camera Raw

Video: Open versus Done

In the world of digital photography, the raw image is the digital equivalent of a large-format negative. Working with these "digital negatives" allows photographers to have greater artistic control and flexibility during the image-editing process, while still maintaining the integrity of the original raw file. In Photoshop CS2 Mastering Camera Raw, best-selling author Deke McClelland teaches the key principles and techniques for mastering raw photography using the Adobe Camera Raw plug-in. From shooting, converting, and organizing raw files to developing and finalizing images using specialized commands, each capability of the Camera Raw plug-in is covered in depth. Viewers will explore all aspects of expert photographic manipulation using the plug-in with Adobe Photoshop. Exercise files are included with the tutorial.

Open versus Done

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Photoshop CS2 Mastering Camera Raw

91 video lessons · 10453 viewers

Deke McClelland
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  1. 1h 25m
    1. The unadulterated goodness
      1m 30s
    2. What is Camera Raw?
      3m 56s
    3. How image sensors work
      4m 39s
    4. The making of a raw image
      8m 18s
    5. Raw pros and cons
      7m 31s
    6. Understanding bit depth
      12m 52s
    7. Does your camera support raw?
      4m 14s
    8. Shooting considerations
      14m 22s
    9. Getting your images
      3m 59s
    10. Adobe's DNG standard
      7m 13s
    11. Converting raw images to DNG
      14m 56s
    12. Back up your photographs!
      1m 55s
  2. 1h 46m
    1. Why the Bridge?
      41s
    2. Setting up the Bridge
      10m 56s
    3. Constructing an ideal workspace
      9m 33s
    4. Troubleshooting the Bridge
      10m 8s
    5. Rating and labeling
      7m 48s
    6. Making the most of slideshows
      8m 51s
    7. Sorting and comparing
      11m 52s
    8. Comparing at full res
      6m 0s
    9. Metadata and EXIF
      10m 14s
    10. Renaming and restoring names
      4m 51s
    11. Using File Info
      9m 57s
    12. Creating and applying keywords
      6m 10s
    13. Searching and collections
      9m 19s
  3. 1h 33m
    1. And now we begin...
      27s
    2. The Camera Raw interface
      9m 52s
    3. Open versus Done
      8m 16s
    4. How White Balance works
      8m 39s
    5. Selecting White Balance presets
      5m 6s
    6. The White Balance tool
      7m 51s
    7. Temperature and Tint
      8m 47s
    8. Highlights, Shadows, and Midtones
      8m 18s
    9. Adjusting Exposure and Shadows
      9m 43s
    10. More fun with clipped highlights
      3m 38s
    11. Adjusting Brightness, Contrast, and Saturation
      9m 13s
    12. Mixing the perfect monochrome
      4m 56s
    13. Working with the Auto adjustments
      8m 51s
  4. 1h 7m
    1. When you need more control
      47s
    2. Camera-specific defaults
      6m 21s
    3. The Tone Curve
      7m 11s
    4. Lifting, nudging, and selecting curve points
      8m 47s
    5. Boosting a low-contrast image
      10m 56s
    6. Tempering a high-contrast image
      7m 29s
    7. Curve and Auto adjustments
      10m 8s
    8. Selective color adjustments
      10m 49s
    9. The classic
      4m 45s
  5. 54m 6s
    1. The thrill of dynamic cropping
      45s
    2. Cropping an image
      5m 26s
    3. Using the Straighten tool
      4m 41s
    4. Cropping constraints
      7m 59s
    5. The Sharpness function
      6m 37s
    6. Sharpen previews only
      3m 28s
    7. Luminance and color smoothing
      11m 20s
    8. Chromatic aberrations
      8m 29s
    9. Removing a vignette
      5m 21s
  6. 1h 0m
    1. Camera Raw works for you
      42s
    2. Opening multiple images at a time
      8m 49s
    3. Synchronizing your edits
      8m 19s
    4. Batch-cropping photographs
      6m 20s
    5. Camera Raw settings and the Bridge
      4m 38s
    6. Transferring settings between images
      6m 11s
    7. Saving your Camera Raw settings
      9m 20s
    8. Applying your saved settings
      4m 34s
    9. Batch-saving processed files
      11m 32s
  7. 2h 44m
    1. The all-powerful Photoshop
      53s
    2. The pros and cons of entering Photoshop
      5m 13s
    3. The Workflow options
      13m 23s
    4. Bypassing CR entirely
      4m 34s
    5. Saving your changes
      8m 15s
    6. Adjusting radical lighting
      12m 30s
    7. Correcting lens distortion
      12m 22s
    8. Retouching defects
      10m 21s
    9. Sharpening the focus
      9m 16s
    10. Adding a color lens
      7m 49s
    11. Changing one color independently of all others
      15m 8s
    12. Making a Sepia Tone
      11m 23s
    13. Extreme color corrections
      13m 20s
    14. Camera Raw Smart Objects
      9m 2s
    15. Combining multiple exposures
      8m 35s
    16. Blending portraits
      16m 26s
    17. Rasterizing a CR Smart Object
      5m 34s
  8. 1h 17m
    1. Putting first things last
      46s
    2. Camera Raw calibration
      8m 35s
    3. The four RGB workspaces
      6m 56s
    4. How workspaces work
      21m 51s
    5. Calibrating your camera #1: The Adjust settings
      15m 29s
    6. Calibrating your camera #2: Shadow Tint
      4m 17s
    7. Calibrating your camera #3: Red, Green, and Blue
      10m 25s
    8. Calibrating your camera #4: Saving the defaults
      8m 51s
  9. 50s
    1. Goodbye
      50s

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