The year 2010 has been an exciting time for digital photographers and imaging professionals. The introduction of Photoshop CS5 and ACR 6, as well as Lightroom 3, brought many new capabilities and improvements. When I was offered the chance to put together 100 tips for these applications, I was excited. The trick, of course, is to narrow everything to just 100 tips when there are so many features and capabilities!

As I reflected on my own experiences (and those of other professionals in the Photoshop community), it seemed reasonable to break down the challenge by task. There are—essentially—four tasks that affect any digital photographer: getting pictures into the computer and organized; developing the raw data; perfecting files with ...

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