Photoshop CS2 RAW : using Adobe Camera Raw, Bridge, and Photoshop to get the most out of your digital camera / Mikkel Aaland.

Aaland, Mikkel, 1952-
Beijing ; Sebastopol, California : O'Reilly, [2006]
1 online resource (232 p.)
1st edition

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Other Title:
Adobe Photoshop.
Image processing -- Digital techniques.
Photography -- Digital techniques.
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The RAW file format is the uncompressed data file captured by a digital camera's electronic sensor. When your camera saves an image in RAW format, settings like white balance, sharpening, contrast and saturation are not applied to the image but are saved instead in a separate header. Because RAW files remain virtually untouched by in-camera processing, they are essentially the digital equivalent to exposed but undeveloped film. This makes RAW an increasingly popular format with amateur and professional digital photographers, because it affords greater flexibility and contr
Photoshop CS2 RAW; Foreword; Introduction; RAW & Photoshop CS2 Centric; Platform Differences; Comments and Questions; 1. Shooting & Importing RAW; 1.2. Critical Digital Camera Settings; 1.2.2. Exposure; 1.2.3. ISO; 1.2.4. White Balance; 1.2.5. Sharpening; 1.2.6. Color Space; 1.3. Correct Exposure; 1.3.2. Histogram; 1.3.3. Over/Under Exposure Warnings; 1.4. Including a Color Target; 1.5. Importing Images to Bridge with Import Camera; 2. Using Adobe Bridge to Trash, Edit & Sort RAW Files; CHANGING THE BACKGROUND COLOR; DISPLAY PERFORMANCE ISSUES; 2.2. Editing a Photo Session
2.2.2. Checking for Image Sharpness2.2.3. Checking Exposure; 2.2.4. Editing Based on Metadata; 2.2.5. Labeling, Rating & Adding Keywords; 2.3. Renaming Files; 3. Using Adobe Camera Raw; 3.2. Workflow Options; 3.2.2. Depth; 3.2.3. Size; 3.2.4. Resolution; 3.3. Editing with Camera Raw; 3.3.2. Deleting and Assigning Ratings in Camera Raw; 3.4. An Overview of Camera Raw Tools; 3.4.2. White Balance Tool; 3.4.3. Color Sampler Tool; 3.4.4. Crop Tool; 3.4.5. Creating a Panorama with Custom Crop; 3.4.6. Straighten Tool; 3.4.7. Image Orientation; 3.5. Camera Raw Preview and Analysis Tools
3.5.2. Shadow & Highlight Clipping Warnings3.5.3. Color Histogram; 3.6. Camera Raw Tabs; 3.6.2. Detail Tab; 3.6.3. Lens Tab; 3.6.4. Curve Tab; 3.6.5. Calibrate Tab; 4. Using Camera Raw Adjust & Curve Controls; 4.2. Customizing Camera Raw Default; 4.3. Evaluating an Image in Camera Raw; 4.4. Manually Adjusting White Balance; 4.4.2. White Balance Tool; 4.4.3. Temperature and Tint Controls; 4.4.4. Determining White Balance from a Target; 4.5. Manually Mapping Tone; 4.6. Using Camera Raw Curve for More Control; 4.6.2. Creating a Custom Curve; 4.7. Finishing Up Adjustments with Photoshop
5. Advanced Tonal Control5.2. Creating Multiple Versions of the Same RAW File; 5.2.2. Using Place in Photoshop; 5.3. Blending in Photoshop; USING PHOTOSHOP&S BLENDING OPTIONS; 5.4. Extending Dynamic Range; 5.4.2. Shooting for HDR; 5.4.3. Merging with HDR; 5.4.4. Saving your HDR file; 5.4.5. Working with HDR files in Photoshop; 5.4.6. Changing the Preview for your HDR File; 5.4.7. Converting HDR Files to a Useable Form; 6. Sharpening RAW Smartly; 6.2. Sharpening with Adobe Camera Raw; 6.2.2. Fixing the Effects of Over Sharpening; 6.2.3. Save Your Detail Tab Settings
6.3. Using Photoshop&s Smart Sharpen6.3.2. Selecting Proper Smart Sharpen Settings; 6.3.3. Advanced Smart Sharpen Settings; 6.3.4. Saving Smart Sharpen Settings; 6.4. Sharpening High ISO Images with Reduce Noise; 7. Reducing Noise, Correcting Chromatic Aberrations & Controlling Vignetting; 7.2. Using Camera Raw to Reduce Noise; 7.3. Using Photoshop&s Reduce Noise Filter; 7.3.2. Advanced Settings for Reduce Noise; 7.3.3. Saving Advanced Noise Settings; 7.4. About Chromatic Aberrations; 7.4.2. Reducing Chromatic Aberrations with Photoshop&s Lens Correction Filter
7.4.3. Saving Lens Correction Settings
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