Multi-RAW Processing In Photoshop

Suppose you have a perfect subject for extending the dynamic range through multi-RAW processing. It’s important to come up with a plan as to how you are going to post-process your RAW captures more than once to come up with an image that can be effectively converted to black and white.

The three strategies I most commonly use are:

  • Dark to light: This means processing the darkest, most underexposed version first, and then blending-in successively lighter versions on top.
  • Starting in the middle: If your capture is pretty close to where you want it, you could start by processing it fairly neutrally. Next, you could add lighter and darker versions on top as necessary.
  • Light to dark: This means processing the lightest, ...

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