Chapter Four: Camera Raw Controls

Digital Darkroom Tools

In this chapter, we’ll look at the Camera Raw controls in excruciating detail. Camera Raw can start working as soon as you point Bridge at a folder full of raw images, creating thumbnails and previews. But its real power is in the degree of control and flexibility it offers in converting raw images to RGB.

Bear in mind as you go through this chapter that, while Camera Raw lets you make painstaking edits on each image, it doesn’t force you to do so! Unless you’re being paid by the hour, you’ll want to take advantage of Camera Raw’s ability to synchronize edits between multiple images and to save settings and subsets of settings that you can apply to multiple images in Bridge without actually ...

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