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Getting Started with Camera Raw: How to make better pictures using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, Second Edition by Ben Long

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Making Selects

By this stage, you should have your images copied to your computer and organized to some degree into folders. Now you’re ready to determine which images are your selects—the images that will be passed on to the rest of your workflow. While you can go through and find each image, and process it all the way to output, it’s usually quicker and easier to make an initial stab at a whole batch of selects, simply because you have to change tools and mindset from one task to another.

Also, if you’re working to create some kind of final narrative or presentation, you’ll want to think of your images as a group.

There’s nothing tricky to making selects. You simply pick the images that you like best and that are free from technical flaws. ...

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