Start in Camera Raw instead of Photoshop CC


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Starting in Camera Raw instead of Photoshop

So why should you use Adobe Camera Raw to process your files? Why not go directly into Photoshop and start editing there. Well, let's take a few minutes to talk about the 5 reasons to start in Camera Raw. First of all, everything you do in Adobe Camera Raw is non destructive. You can change as many sliders as you want and always return to the original starting point. Not to be too technical, but when you move a slider in Camera Raw, it's only assigning a set of instructions that tells Camera Raw how to display the image. So if you move the exposure slider up 1 stop, all Camera Raw does is say, hey, let's save a set of instructions that will preview this image with a 1-stop exposure.

Now you might have heard this referred to as parametric editing as opposed to pixel based editing, which is what Photoshop is so good at. In order to save each one of the changes to the slider, Camera Raw writes these changes to a side car file. Well it writes it to a side car file ...

Starting in Camera Raw instead of Photoshop
Video duration: 4m 1s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Starting in Camera Raw instead of Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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