Learning to shoot and develop raw image files gives you the ability to refine your vision for the picture the way master wet darkroom printers do. In the before and after versions of this backlit group of autumn trees, I was able to adjust the cropping, exposure and color to create a photo that reflects the qualities in the scene that appealed to me.
Learn how to get the most from your camera's raw photos in my Shooting and Processing Digital Camera Raw Files class beginning October 26 at the Lifelong Learning Center in Missoula, Montana. Click here to register.
|Original image before processing|
|Final image after processing with Adobe Camera Raw|