Working with raw photos


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Working with raw photos

When you shoot JPEGs with a digital camera, a lot of the photo processing goes on inside the camera before you ever get to see the photo. By contrast, when you shoot RAW, you're the one who does the processing. What you get from your camera is raw data that's unprocessed, the conceptual equivalent of an original negative in film photography. The big advantage of shooting RAW is that you get to control the processing yourself in the Adobe Camera RAW Editor that comes with Elements. Another advantage of RAW files is that they have a higher bit depth, in other words more color information in them, than do 8 bit JPEGs so there is more latitude to edit RAW files.

Keep in mind that not all cameras will shoot RAW although more and more do offer a RAW option these days. So if you are interested in shooting RAW, check your camera manual and see if your camera will shoot RAW. When you bring RAW files from your camera into the Organizer, you'll see a special extension on the file name t...

Working with raw photos
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Working with raw photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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