What is Camera Raw? Photoshop Elements 11


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What is Camera Raw?

Camera Raw is a plugin or a mini application that comes with Photoshop Elements. Its job is to take the raw data that's captured by your camera's sensor when you shoot raw photos, and convert that raw data into pixels that can be viewed on your computer monitor. That conversion is done in the Camera Raw workspace. I'll open that workspace now by going to the File menu, choosing Open, and navigating to a raw file on my computer, and then clicking Open. You can see the Camera Raw workspace open separately from Elements Editor.

This workspace comes with intuitive sliders that give you maximum control over the appearance of the photos that you process here. In this chapter, we'll look at this Camera Raw workspace in detail. But first, let's get a handle on what a raw file is and whether you should be shooting raw files as opposed to JPEGs. A raw file is the unprocessed image data captured by your camera's sensor. When you set your camera's controls to shoot raw f...

What is Camera Raw?
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What is Camera Raw? provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos

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