Chapter Six: Adobe Bridge

Your Digital Light Table

In Photoshop CS, the File Browser with Camera Raw 2 became an important tool for anyone who shot raw. In Photoshop CS2, the File Browser was replaced by a stand-alone application, Adobe Bridge, which incorporated all of the File Browser’s capabilities and added new ones of its own, including the functionality of Camera Raw 3. Bridge CS5, in combination with Camera Raw 6, has now grown into the mission-critical cockpit of a raw processing workflow. One of the new features is called Mini Bridge— which, ironically, harkens back to the old File Browser in Photoshop CS.

You make your initial selections from a shoot using Bridge as a digital light table. When you want to convert your images, you can ...

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