O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Processing an Image Using Camera Raw

With our image-editing workflow in mind, we’re ready to start. To get the most out of these editing examples, open a raw image of your own and follow along with the descriptions of each control. Getting a feel for the controls is an important part of learning which parameters are good for which types of adjustment.

Before getting to work adjusting the color and contrast of your image, though, we’ll start with our geometric adjustments.

Geometric adjustments

As outlined earlier, your image-editing workflow should begin with any geometric adjustments that you need to make. These are any edits that might result in a cropping of your image. The idea is simply that you want to know the final crop of your image ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required