Creating a composite from a single Camera Raw file


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Creating a composite from a single Camera Raw file

One of the great things about shooting with the Camera Raw file format is that you can capture ton of information and then you can use that to create multiple exposures to get the ultimate composition with all the detail that you want in the Shadows and the Highlights. So let's give an example of that, let's open up this Camera Raw file from Bridge. That opens up the Camera Raw plug-in here, opens dialog box. Now we're going to begin by doing just a base exposure for the portrait here, and you can see the background, the waterfall is really blown out and the plant here is really dark but we're going to deal with that separately.

So I'm just going to do a basic conversion, I'm going to go ahead and give my Eyedropper tool, press I, I'm going to click on something I know, I want neutral gray, so we gray this rock here. And pump up the Exposure just a little bit, maybe bring up some of the Brightness, do a little Clarity and a little Vibrance as well. So just ...

Creating a composite from a single Camera Raw file
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Creating a composite from a single Camera Raw file provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop Blend Mode Magic

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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