Photoshop CC: the 10 most important features in Adobe’s new software

Photoshop CC Key Features: 8. Camera Raw filter

Photoshop CC Key Features: 8. Camera Raw filter

Photoshop CC Key Features: 8. Camera Raw filter

It’s long been possible to harness the power of Camera Raw with JPEG images, by opening them as if they were RAW files. Now, Camera Raw is built in as a filter.

This means we can use adjustments such as the excellent Clarity feature to strengthen without damaging them.

The fact that Camera Raw now works as a filter means it’s possible to apply it to individual layers, or even to selections within a layer.

And as well as all the regular Raw features, there are new ones specific to this version: an Auto Straighten filter, which seeks out horizontal or vertical elements in an image and attempts to square them up; and new ways of working with the spot healing tools, which can now be brushed on as a regular selection.

Photoshop CC Key Features: 1. Shake Reduction
Photoshop CC Key Features: 2. Dynamic Round Corners
Photoshop CC Key Features: 3. Smart Sharpen upgrade
Photoshop CC Key Features: 4. Sharing data and information
Photoshop CC Key Features: 5. 3D layer enhancements
Photoshop CC Key Features: 6. Image Size
Photoshop CC Key Features: 7. Smart Object Liquify
Photoshop CC Key Features: 8. Camera Raw filter
Photoshop CC Key Features: 9. Improved path operations
Photoshop CC Key Features: 10. Conditional Actions

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