The Adjust Tab

The Adjust tab should be your mandatory first stop in the Camera Raw dialog box. I use it for every image I ever open with Camera Raw (Figure 9.9); all the other settings under the other tabs can be considered optional. The Adjust tab is where we can change the overall color feeling of the image, adjust the brightness and contrast, and make sure we retain as much detail as possible. I like to start with the White Balance settings.

Figure 9.9. The settings found under the Adjust tab control the overall color appearance and tonality of an image.

White Balance

This setting allows you to shift the overall color of your image, making ...

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