Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Camera Raw with JPEGs, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essential Training: 2 Editing & Retouching Photos.
Camera raw is tailor-made for processing raw files, but if you have JPEG or even…TIFF files, you can open those JPEGs or TIFFs into Camera Raw too and process the…photos in the Camera Raw interface.…Why would you want to edit a JPEG or a TIFF in camera raw?…The answer is to take advantage of the user-friendly sliders and tools there.…Now do keep in mind that because a JPEG has already been processed in your…camera, if you open a JPEG into Camera Raw, you won't have all the editing tools…that you have when you're working on a raw file.…For example, you won't have as many options in the White Balance Preset menu.…
But for the most part, you'll be able to use the features in Camera Raw on…a JPEG or on a TIFF.…So how do you open a JPEG or TIFF into camera raw?…I'll show you first on Windows and then I'll show you on the Mac.…On Windows, I'll go to the File menu, and instead of choosing Open in the Expert…edit workspace, I'll go to Open As.…That launches the Open As dialog box.…Here, I'll navigate to the file that I want to open. This is a JPEG.…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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