Forget shooting raw? How to use JPEGs to save time and space

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Forget shooting raw. Yes, you heard us. Just for a minute, at least. Find out how you can save space and time by shooting JPEGs.

How far can editing raw files rescue exposures?

How far can you rescue bad exposure when editing raw files

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.

How to correct white balance in Adobe Camera Raw

Use the ACR editor to tweak your photos for improved white balance, tones and exposure Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll discover how to… Continue reading

Master exposure in Adobe Camera Raw

Photoshop Guide 3.1: How to improve exposure using Adobe Camera Raw In this video you’ll learn how to improve exposure in raw format images to reveal detail in shadows, and to ensure you have a good range of midtones, shadows and highlights to create texture, detail and colour in your landscape photographs in the camera raw… Continue reading

Teach yourself Photoshop: Part 2, Video 2 – Adjusting white balance

Learn the basics of photo-editing with our introduction to Adobe’s image editing software. Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your raw format photos in the digital darkroom. In this second part you’ll find a heap of… Continue reading

Teach yourself Photoshop: Part 2, Video 1 – Get started with Camera Raw

Learn the basics of photo-editing with our introduction to Adobe’s image editing software. Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your raw format photos in the digital darkroom. In this second part you’ll find a heap of… Continue reading

Teach yourself Photoshop: Part 1, Video 3 – Get to grips with the RAW file format

Learn the basics of photo-editing with our introduction to Adobe’s image editing software. Digital Camera’s new 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your raw format photos in the digital darkroom. The first instalment, covers getting started with… Continue reading

How to get the most from mono conversions in Photoshop Elements (Part 1 of 2)

Understanding how colour relates to mono tones is key to getting good black and white conversions, watch this video to find out how to take control of your mono conversions. Converting colour photos to black and white is an art; it’s all too easy to make a quick conversion that looks fine on screen, but… Continue reading

How to get the most from mono conversions in Photoshop Elements (Part 2 of 2)

Understanding how colour relates to mono tones is key to getting good black and white conversions, watch this video to find out how to take control of your mono conversions. Converting colour photos to black and white is an art; it’s all too easy to make a quick conversion that looks fine on screen, but… Continue reading

Split-tone RAW images in Photoshop

Learn to use the Split Toning feature of Adobe Camera Raw 4.1 to target and tint mono conversions Mono images can be given extra warmth by converting them to sepia. To create the classy, antique look you can always use Photoshop to alter the hue and saturation of your raw format image, but Adobe Camera Raw’s… Continue reading