Updating photoshop

The advantage of Camera Raw is that YOU get to decide the white balance and the tone curve applied - not the camera."A raw capture looks REALLY WEIRD because all the response is flat with 1/2 the capture bits in the brightest stop.

To make it look like what we are expecting a gamma curve must be applied." (Quotes excerpted from Photoshop Mac Forum )Note: When a RAW file is opened in Adobe Camera Raw Plugin ACR, a curve is applied by default, so it doesn't look so weird, but we can apply various curves and many types of tonal adjustments while inside ACR.

However there is a way that a text heavy layout can be done in Photoshop and sent to a prepress tech without them burning you in effigy.

Photoshop is a great program, probably my favorite. Fuzzy bitmapped 72 dpi text isn't my idea of a good time.

)…copies the layer onto the new window that has a white blank background.

In my role as moderator of the member forums over at the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Website, I routinely help struggling users to come to grips with the powerful, yet temperamental program we all love.

Some of the most common problems are the easiest to solve, but like many technical problems, the answer often lies in knowing how to ask the question.

In fact, the answer most likely is staring us in the face, right beside the menu: Yes indeed, we are working with a file that has 16 bits per channel, clearly displayed as “RGB/16” in the caption bar of the image.

This is the single most common reason for the filters to be greyed out.

You see, a great number of filters are from an old batch of filter effects Adobe acquired many versions back, and those filters haven’t been updated to modern standards.

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