You’ve already slogged through a lengthy exploration of post-production workflow, but there’s one more little workflow topic we have to cover, which is the workflow that you’ll use when you’re actually image editing.
Photoshop Camera Raw presents a huge assortment of tools that allow you to make dramatic adjustments to your images. When you then add the rest of Photoshop’s image-editing toolset, you have an even larger range of image-editing possibilities. However, to get the best use of these tools, it’s advisable to perform your image-editing tasks in a particular order. As we work through the editing process, you’ll see why it’s best to approach your edits according to the following workflow.