How to enhance a sunset in Photoshop: download our start file and follow along

How to enhance a sunset in Adobe Camera Raw

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to use the Adobe Camera Raw editor’s sliders to target and boost the saturation of the sunrise colours, to help them look as vivid in print as they did in real life. We’ll also show you how to use the Vibrance slider to boost the weaker colours without oversaturating stronger ones.

The perfect photo editor? Why Adobe Camera Raw is the only tool you need

The perfect photo editor? Why Adobe Camera Raw is the only tool you need

Adobe Camera Raw is now so good that we find we barely need to open images into Photoshop any more. Such is the depth of tools and commands on offer that you can perform almost every task you need to in Camera Raw.

In our latest Raw Tuesday tutorial we show you how to use Adobe Camera Raw to boost colours and details in different areas of your images.

Black and white photo effects: how Camera Raw can make pro-quality mono

Black and white photo effects: how the Camera Raw Basic tab can make pro-quality mono

Adobe introduced dedicated options for converting colour shots to mono back in Photoshop CS3, but you can create eye-catching black and white photo effects in any version of Adobe Camera Raw by desaturating a colour image and then working the sliders in the Basic tab. In our latest Raw Tuesday post on using the raw format, discover how to work these sliders in a different way to produce pleasing black and white photo effects.