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Shooting in the raw format gives digital photographers complete control over every aspect of image quality. The Digital Negative: Raw Image Processing in Lightroom, Camera Raw, and Photoshop is devoted exclusively to the topic and shows you how to make the most of that control. Now that raw image processing technology has matured as an essential aspect of digital photography, you need a modern book that takes a seasoned approach to the technology and explains the advantages and challenges of using Lightroom or Camera Raw to produce magnificent images.
Renowned photographer and bestselling author Jeff Schewe outlines a foolproof process for working with these digital negatives and presents his real-world expertise on optimizing raw images. You’ll also learn hands-on techniques for exposing and shooting for raw image capture and developing a raw processing workflow, as well as Photoshop techniques for perfecting the master image, converting color to black and white, and processing for panoramic and HDR images.
Chapter 1: What is a Digital Negative
Chapter 2: Adobe Raw Image Processing Applications Overview
Chapter 3: Using Lightroom or Camera Raw for Global Processing Adjustments
Chapter 4: Using Lightroom or Camera Raw for Local Processing Adjustments
Chapter 5: Deploying Photoshop to Perfect Your Images
Chapter 6: Developing an Efficient Raw Processing Workflow
Chapter 7: Before and After Case Studies