Chapter Five: Hands-on Camera Raw

Evaluating and Editing Images

Knowing what each control does in Camera Raw is only half the battle. The other half is in knowing how the various controls interact and when (and in what order) to use them. So with these goals in mind, let’s first look at a simple scenario: processing individual images, one at a time, in Camera Raw. In later chapters we’ll look at the ways Camera Raw lets you apply edits to multiple images and process them in an automated workflow. But unless you’ve mastered the art of editing one image at a time, these features are as likely to help you destroy multiple images as to enhance them!

It’s useful to split the work into three phases, even though the third phase is where most of the ...

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