O'Reilly logo

Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS5 by Bruce Fraser, Jeff Schewe

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter Seven: It’s All About the Workflow

That’s Flow, Not Slow

In the previous chapters, we showed you how to drive Camera Raw and Bridge in detail (some might say exhaustive detail). But knowing what buttons to push to get the desired result just means you know how to do the work. To turn that understanding into a practical workflow, you need to understand and optimize each part of the process. So this chapter will contain plenty of details, but we’ll put them in the context of the big picture.

A raw workflow consists of five basic stages. You may revisit some of them—going back and looking at the initial rejects, or processing the images to different kinds of output files—but everything you do falls into one of these stages (see Figure 7-1 ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required