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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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4. Basic Editing in Camera Raw

A grandmother in Kayalitsha township, South Africa. Canon EOS 5D with a Canon 50 mm L lens. 1/40 at f/1.2.

Once you’ve got your images imported and organized, and made your selects—that is, chosen the images you like enough to pass through the rest of your workflow—then you’re ready to start editing. As a Photoshop user, if you were shooting in JPEG, you’d normally just open your JPEG images in Photoshop and start editing. But as you’ve already learned, before a raw image can be edited, it has to be processed by a raw conversion program. In your case, that program will be Photoshop Camera Raw, which includes all ...

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