Mastering Camera Raw in CS5 By RC Concepcion

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As a photographer, you have two options to take pictures; JPG and RAW. In both scenarios, you are going to need a consistent workflow for color correction, sharpness, and special effect. Join NAPP Instructor RC Concepcion as he walks you through all of the buttons, options, and functions of Adobe Camera Raw. At the end of the course, you will be a Camera Raw Master!

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Learn the differences between RAW files and JPG files
Learn how to open RAW files from Bridge CS5, Mini Brige, and Photoshop
Adobe Camera RAW is not limited to RAW Files. Learn how to open JPG files for Camera Raw
Learn how to automatically switch the White Balance settings for your images
Modifying Exposure and Recovery slides in Adobe Camera Raw 6.0
Bring in some mid tone using Fill Light and Blacks
Add some sharpness and color to your images using Clarity, Vibrarnce and Saturation
Once your settings are complete, learn how to update the information into your XMP files , write to DNG, and Synchronize these changes between files
Sharpening and Noise removal are taken to the next level in Adobe Camera RAW
Black and Whites and Split Tones are as easy as can be in Camera Raw 6
Sometimes, you want to go back to your original film looks. Adding Grain and Vignette effects can do just that.
The Camera RAW format has undergone changes in how it processes RAW files. Get the inside scoop on Process version and Profiles here
Learn how to use Presets and snapshots to make your workflow faster
A Sample Cityscape workflow with Graduated Tools , Crops, and Adjustment Brushes
Learn how to clone and heal redeye in two quick retouch scenarios.
Searching for Gray can help in an image. Use the Eyedropper to make your processing easier.
Explore the preferences in Adobe Camera Raw
Adobe Camera Raw 6 Just Added Lens Correction. Pre Built Profiles and Customization for lens distortion.
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Meet your instructor

RC Concepcion


RC is an award winning photographer and author of the best selling books “Get Your Photography On the Web” and “The HDR Book” by Peachpit Press. He is an education and curriculum developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, hosts the popular podcasts “Photoshop User TV” and “Photography Tips and Tricks...

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  1. Profile photo of Laravisan Laravisan

    I sincerely would like to say that I enjoyed this course and learned a lot. I like the voice and attitude of the instructor.

  2. Profile photo of Richard Garrow Richard Garrow

    Thanks RC, great training! I am looking forward to the update for the new version. —- Yes, please post my feedback

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