Opening an image as a Smart Object in Photoshop


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Opening an image as a Smart Object in Photoshop

Next, I want to take a look at how we can open up our Raw files inside of Photoshop as smart objects. In doing this, it gives us even more flexibility so that we can tap into the Raw processing power here in Lightroom and also in Photoshop. Let's begin by working with this photograph here. You can find it in the folder portraits 1. Or, for that matter, you can really select any raw file that you have in your library. And what I want to do with this image is I want to convert it to black and white. So here I'll navigate to the quick develop panel or, of course, we could go to the develop panel as well. I use a preset, just to keep things simple.

I'll go ahead and click on this pull down menu and choose B&W Presets, and select B&W Look 1. In doing this, it will convert the image to black and white. Alright. Well, so far I kind of like that so what I want to do is open this file up in Photoshop. To do that, we will navigate to Photo > Edit In > Smart Object in Photoshop. In do...

Opening an image as a Smart Object in Photoshop
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Opening an image as a Smart Object in Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 5 Essentials: 02 Managing Images with the Library Module

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Photography
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Lightroom
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