Chapter One. Installation, Interface, and Importing

When you learn a new editing technique in a chemical darkroom, you usually have to learn some new theories and concepts, as well as practice and master a lot of tasks that require manual dexterity. With digital editing, your computer provides you with instant craftsmanship, so you don’t have to spend a lot of time (and expensive materials) practicing particular types of exposure manipulations, retouchings, or difficult compositing tricks. Nevertheless, it still takes time to learn all of the ins and outs of a complex editing system.

Fortunately, Capture NX’s interface is streamlined and straightforward, and you should find that once you’ve learned a few basic concepts you can quickly get up to ...

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