Video – Photoshop 101, Class 3: RAW Fundamentals

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One of the most misunderstood (and mis-used!) concepts in digital post-processing is how to properly work with RAW files.


•  What to do with all that digital information?  How do you work with the format correctly & maximize your image’s potential?


•  When enhancing your image from RAW, what are the “Goals”,  and why?  What the heck are you even aiming for?


This video will answer those questions, and much more – enjoy!




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This video was recorded live on 06/10/20,

via the San Diego Photoshop Meetup group:


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Total length: 1 hour & 16 minutes long



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Questions? Please contact me – also, feel free to comment and tell your photography friends!


Thx again, and cheers,


John Watts 🙂


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