Chapter 2

Camera Raw workflow

Getting things right in Camera Raw first


With this chapter we wanted to show you some of the key benefits of using Camera Raw to carry out the initial image processing. You see, if you shoot using the raw mode on your camera, almost everything you want to do to an image can be done using Camera Raw first. And if you are using Lightroom, you can use the exact same controls that can be found in the Develop module to prepare a raw image. Our late colleague, Bruce Fraser, used to joke that Photoshop makes an excellent plug-in for Camera Raw. We don’t think Bruce was completely joking when he said this. You really should ...

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