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Posts Tagged ‘Adobe Camera Raw’

April 13th, 2012

Lightroom 4: The New Tone Controls

Posted By Michael Frye
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(If you’re getting this post through email, click here to view the video.) As I wrote last week, Lightroom 4 represents a big change—the biggest change to Adobe’s Raw processing engine since Adobe Camera Raw was introduced in 2003. They’ve completely revamped the underlying algorithms for all of the tonal controls, and changed the behavior, … 
December 10th, 2010

New Video: White Balance for Landscape Photographs

Posted By Michael Frye
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White Balance for Landscape Photographs – Part 1: Sunlight from Michael Frye on Vimeo. My recent critique of Mark Wilburn’s dogwood photograph prompted a lively discussion about white balance, so this seemed like a good topic for a more in-depth treatment. I’ve created three videos on white balance for landscape photographs, and here’s part one, … 
July 6th, 2010

Using Curves in Lightroom and Camera Raw

Posted By Michael Frye
Curves in Lightroom and Camera Raw
As promised, I’ve posted another tutorial on YouTube about Curves in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. In this video I examine the default settings in these applications, and why you should avoid using them—at least sometimes. These defaults actually apply three curves to your image before you even start processing it. Watch the video to see …