Working in the Basic panel


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Working in the Basic panel

The Basic panel, which is over here on the right side in the Adobe Camera Raw window, is where you'll do most of the processing of your raw files. This is where the essential controls live. I'd like to show you how to use these controls on this image, which is skulls_0015.CRW from the Chapter 9 Exercise Files folder. I opened this file from Adobe Bridge into Adobe Camera Raw. First I'll make sure that the Basic tab is selected here in the right-hand column. That shows me these controls.

The first control here is the White Balance control. White balance is about the color of the light in which you shoot a photo. The color of a light can affect the overall color of a photograph. For example, if you shoot in fluorescent lights, there can be a green cast to an image. The purpose of the White Balance controls here in Adobe Camera Raw is to compensate for the color of light in which a raw file is shot. You use these controls to neutralize the overall colorcast of the image. If you&...

Working in the Basic panel
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Working in the Basic panel provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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