Chapter 2. Adobe Raw Image Processing: An Overview

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I shot this image in Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, Arizona, using a Nikon D810 camera with a Nikon 28-300mm lens at ISO 100.

Photoshop has been around for over 20 years, but all the Adobe applications for raw image processing of digital negatives are just youngsters. There are two distinctly divergent approaches to raw image processing: Lightroom and the Camera Raw plug-in with Bridge and Photoshop. Although Lightroom and Camera Raw share the same underlying processing pipeline, each is unique with regard to its origins and purposes. To fully comprehend their differences and similarities, ...

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