Join Mikkel Aaland for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Recovery slider, part of Getting Started with Adobe Camera Raw 5.
Let's take a look at Camera Raw's Recovery slider, which is found here in …the Basic tab. The Recovery slider attempts to recover …details in the highlight areas that might otherwise be missing. …It does this by looking individually at the red, green, and blue channels. …Finding data in one channel, and then reconstructing the data across the three channels. …It has the effect of darkening the highlights slightly, without affecting …the darker areas. In this example here, I'm going to turn …on the Highlight Clipping Warning, and you can see this area here has no detail.…
I'll go over to the Recovery slider and zero its default setting. …And watch as I move that Recovery slider over to the right, into higher values. …The red is starting to disappear. So, that area now is starting to get some …detail into it. I'm going to go all the way over to the right. …And you'll see in this case, with this particular image, which had really an …extreme range of tonal values from highlights to shadow and very few digital …
- 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 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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