Raw Processing Tips: 7 ways the Basic Panel can kick-start your photo editing

Raw Processing Tips: 7 ways the Basic Panel can kick-start your photo editing

Raw Processing Tips: 03 Whites and Blacks

Raw Processing Tips: 03 Whites and Blacks

The Whites and Blacks sliders control the extremes of the tonal range.

Drag the Blacks slider left to darken the darkest tones and right to lighten them.

Hold Alt while you drag for a view of clipped pixels. A few clipped black pixels are acceptable.

When setting the white point, it’s best to prevent clipped whites by Alt-dragging the slider to a point just before the whites become clipped.

PAGE 1: Raw Processing Tips – 01 White Balance
PAGE 2: Raw Processing Tips - 02 Exposure
PAGE 3: Raw Processing Tips - 03 Whites and Blacks
PAGE 4: Raw Processing Tips - 04 Highlights and Shadows
PAGE 5: Raw Processing Tips - 05 Saturation and Vibrance
PAGE 6: Raw Processing Tips - 06 Contrast and Clarity
PAGE 7: Raw Processing Tips - 07 Previews

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