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Using Camera Raw 5.0

Chapter Description

Raw-format photography is now a fairly common technique used by photographers of all skill levels to ensure maximum image quality and a higher level of editing latitude. Many digital cameras today shoot raw—even small pocket cameras. For this reason, understanding how to process raw files is more important than ever so you can properly evaluate your workflow.

The Next Step

At first glance, the Camera Raw dialog may look like an unruly beast, but it usually takes only a few minutes to process an image once you're familiar with Camera Raw. On your next photographic adventure, even if it's just a Halloween party or a weekend get-together, shoot raw images and work through the options discussed in this chapter to create even better images.