Using the Histogram to Learn What the Sliders Do in Photoshop Camera Raw

If you’re like me and you don’t use the histogram on your camera (well, I do use my camera’s highlight clipping warning, but technically that’s separate from the actual histogram), knowing how the sliders in the Basic panel of Camera Raw affect your histogram can be really helpful.

The New Canon 7D Mark II

First, watch that video above (it’s got all the major specs, and we deliver them short and sweet!), then come on back down to find out why I think the just-announced Canon EOS 7D Mark II is literally going to shake up the entire sports and wildlife photography world <em>(hint: we’ve never seen a camera [...]

Highlight Clipping in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw (and Why You Should Care)

I come from a traditional film background where we were concerned with nailing the exposure for the shadows and would let the highlights kind of take care of themselves. Today, with digital sensors, it’s exactly the opposite. Our main concern is retaining highlight details, making sure that the brightest parts of our images have detail.

Edit a Color Photo with Black-and-White Values in Lightroom

In this tutorial, Stephen Burns uses black-and-white tonal values, the Graduated Filter, and the Adjustment Brush to edit a color photo in Lightroom.

Edit and Combine Two Photos Using Lightroom and Photoshop

In this tutorial, Daniel selects two photos he’d like to combine, and uses Lightroom for minor image corrections before combining them in Photoshop for a better composition.

Using a Gray Card for Setting White Balance in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw

In this article, we’ll show you how to set your white balance accurately using a gray card.

Setting Your White Balance in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw

Setting your white balance is one of the most important edits you make in Camera Raw because if you do it right, your color will be spot on, and you won’t have any color correction problems to deal with later in Photoshop.

Editing JPEGs and TIFFs in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw

This really surprises a lot of people, but you can shoot in JPEG or TIFF modes on your camera and still use Camera Raw just like you would with any RAW photo. So I thought I’d show you how to do just that, because it’s not really obvious, and there are a couple of different ways to do it.

Using External JavaScript Libraries with Edge Animate

Animate allows users to connect directly to remote JavaScript libraries using the new Script panel. Tom Green demonstrates the basic functionality in this video tutorial.

Four Ways to Create Contrast in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw

When we do live photo critiques at my workshops and on The Grid (my weekly podcast about photography), one of the most common problems we see in photos is that they look flat (in other words, they need contrast—like the flat-looking image you see below). You can create contrast right in Camera Raw.

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