Chapter 1Equipment, Input, and Raw Processing

Before you set off on a well-deserved vacation, we imagine that you plan and prepare. We imagine that you read up on your destination, make sure you have all the required paperwork, pack for the expected weather, and of course make sure that someone will water your plants while you’re away so you can fully enjoy your vacation.

Similarly, preparing your work environment, planning workflows, and considering a backup strategy will allow you to enjoy working on restoration and retouching projects and concentrate on the job at hand.

In this opening chapter, we’ll cover the following indispensable foundations:

  • Workspace and equipment essentials

  • Input workflow

  • Raw processing

  • Backup strategy

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