Quicken your Photoshop blending and post-processing time using the Photoshop Smart Objects. Here we show you how to do it with one raw file.
The tonal adjustment sliders on the Adobe Camera Raw basic tab let you process your image exactly how you want. Here is a guide to each slider.
Even though our Raw Tuesday series is concerned with shooting and editing raw files, we must acknowledge that JPEGs do have their advantages – the file sizes are smaller, and shots are ‘ready to go’ straight from the camera.
But if you’re serious about photography you should set your camera to shoot Raw. And perhaps the biggest reason why should do this is, in addition to getting the best possible quality, shooting raw files gives you an invaluable safety net when the scene in front of you presents exposure problems.
In our latest Photoshop tutorial, we explain how to combine multiple raw conversions to make an image with perfect exposure.
Learn how to use Adobe Camera Raw to sharpen photos for printing without exacerbating noise or creating halos in our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial.
A high-key portrait tends to be lit from the front, creating a relatively shadow-free image. The over-exposed highlights help to smooth out skin tones and dial down distracting details so that key features such as the eyes and lips stand out more dramatically.
The challenge with high-key portrait photography comes when deliberately over-exposing a shot to produce bright flat skin tones while preserving shadows and midtones on the eyes and lips.
There are lots of good reasons for setting your Canon to RAW quality mode. However, one of most persuasive is the degree to which you can tweak tonal range and exposure of your pictures after they have been shot.
Adobe will reveal ‘significant improvements’ to its DNG format under Photoshop CS6 to lure more people to its raw format, according to reports.