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Photoshop® Elements 7: Top 100 Simplified® Tips & Tricks by Rob Sheppard

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Chapter 3. Work with RAW Photos in Photoshop Elements

The RAW format available in all digital SLRs is a distinct choice from JPEG shooting. Some advanced compact digital cameras also have the RAW format. The RAW and JPEG issue is not an arbitrary quality issue, though some people try to make it so. You can get outstanding results from digital photos whether they are shot in JPEG or RAW.

RAW offers some special benefits that you may want to consider, and these benefits can make RAW a good choice for photography. RAW is a file that maximizes the information that comes from your sensor. It includes a great deal more tone and color steps than is possible with JPEG. This gives you a lot more flexibility in processing an image before you start to see ...

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