Basic RAW conversion


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Basic RAW conversion

If you take advantage of the Raw Capture mode for your digital camera, which is certainly something that I recommend doing, then there's an intermediate step between opening an image and actually being able to work on it in Photoshop. Specifically you'll need to convert that raw capture to an actual image file. The raw capture itself is essentially just a data file that contains the information gathered by the image sensor during the exposure. That information needs to be converted to actual pixel values, which is what that raw conversion process is. I have a raw capture here in Bridge that I would like to process in Photoshop and so I'll double-click on that image in order to open it in Photoshop. But because it is a raw capture, instead of just opening directly we'll first see Adobe Camera Raw.

In most cases, I perform only basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw, saving everything else for a layer based workflow in Photoshop. For example, I really don't...

Basic RAW conversion
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Basic RAW conversion provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CS6 Image Optimization Workshop

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