Welcome to the digital darkroom


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Welcome to the digital darkroom

Photoshop ships with a plug-in called Camera Raw that allows you to process images captured with a midrange or professional level digital camera and saved in your camera's so-called raw format. This raw file represents the uncompressed data captured by the camera's image sensor. Such a file is typically several times larger than an equivalent JPEG, but it also contains far more information, including a wider range of luminance data. Think of it this way. If Photoshop lets you edit an image and turn that image into anything you like, Camera Raw lets you develop it.

It really is a digital darkroom. You start by adjusting the white balance, which is the basic color cast of the image, then you expose the image, correct the contrast, enhance the colors, and straighten and crop is needed. You can even adjust certain areas independently of others, correct for lens distortion, and add grain and vignetting effects. The amazing thing is that no matter what, without the need for layers, every m...

Welcome to the digital darkroom
Video duration: 1m 44s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Welcome to the digital darkroom provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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