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The Photoshop Darkroom 2 by Harold Davis

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Glossary

Adjustment layer: A special kind of layer that holds information about the changes made to the associated layer rather than the entire layer’s information.

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR): Used to convert RAW files into files that Photoshop can open.

Ambient light: The general background light in a given situation.

Aperture: The size of the opening in a camera lens.

Blending mode: Determines how two layers in Photoshop will combine.

Bracketing: Shooting many exposures at a range of settings. It is more common to bracket shutter speed than aperture.

Burn: To selectively darken an area in an image.

Channel: In Photoshop, a channel is a grayscale representation of color (or black) information. In RGB color there are three channels, red, green, ...

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