Join Mikkel Aaland for an in-depth discussion in this video The Camera Raw interface, part of Getting Started with Adobe Camera Raw 5.
Let's take a very brief look at the Adobe Camera Raw interface. The top is the toolbar. And if I've set my preferences in Photoshop or in Bridge to show tooltips, you can see when I hold my cursor over one of the icons, the name of the tool appears. The keyboard commands or shortcut also appears in parenthesis. Which is useful because I can't remember all these keyboard commands.
This trashcan will only appear if you have multiple images open in Camera Raw. And you can open multiple images and what you do they appear here on the left in the film strip. To the right is the Histogram, which is a graphical representation of the tonal values of the open or selected image. And below the Histogram, RGB values that appear when I hold my cursor over the Preview Display window, which is in the middle here, showing the active image.
To the right, underneath the Histogram, this is EXIF data that's generated by the digital camera used to shoot the photograph. Very useful information in my opinion. Down here are more controls over your image processing. Each time you click on one of the tabs, a new set of options will appear underneath the tab, as you can see here. Down here, if I click on this link, I open up the Workflow options.
And these are very important options that you'll need to consider and set before you start working on an image. This has been a very brief overview of the interface for Adobe Camera Raw.
- The Camera Raw interface
- Opening RAW, JPEG, and TIFF files in Camera Raw
- The Toolbar
- Workflow tips
- Basic image processing
- Using the Parametric and Point curves
- Managing noise reduction
- Working with hue, saturation, and luminance
- Creating a split-toned image
- Removing chromatic aberrations
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS4 for Photographers: Camera Rawwith Chris Orwig7h 4m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6with Chris Orwig6h 28m Appropriate for all
1. Before You Start
2. The Toolbar
3. Workflow Tips
4. Basic Tab: Basic Image Processing
5. Tone Curve Tab
6. Detail Tab
7. HSL/Grayscale Tab
8. The Split Toning Tab
Creating a split-toned image2m 40s
9. Lens Correction Tab
10. Presets Tab
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