This Exploration will be totally in the ACR (Adobe Camera Raw) dialog box.
Download these 6 .tiff images and open in the adobe Camera Raw dialogue (Because of the website limitation you will work from .tiff images. Your own files will be your proprietary raw files) Click here to view and download images
Start your global corrections here before opening into Photoshop for your localized corrections. As I say that, you can explore localized corrections here in ACR use the localized brush for corrections, add a vignette, explore the gradient tool. - You can create a cross processed look, gritty look, sepia look. What looks have you seen that you want to explore, this is the set to push yourself and try some techniques found on the internet in books or magazines. explore and have fun!
Take notes for each image, what you did in ACR, upload these notes and what image you applied the techniques to.
I am looking for a detailed description of what you did for each image and what your slider choices were and why you made the aesthetic choices you did.
Use Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) to process these images.
1) Start by Color Correcting. White Balance tool - Temperature/Tint sliders
2) Make any adjustments necessary from the Basics Tab
3) Explore further what else can you do in ACR? Make a Black and White, Color split toning, Color gradients, selective adjustments, set a camera profile, correct distortion, recover detail, bring out shadow detail, bring out highlight detail, remove noise, straighten the image, spot cloning, vignette, add noise, What else have you found?
On your own images you can explore these options in ACR -Dehaze an image, create a pano or HDR,
You can open your cameras proprietary Raw files, DNG Files, jpg files and Tiff files into ACR
Note: Camera Raw supports images up to 65,000 pixels long or wide and up to 512 megapixels. Camera Raw converts CMYK images to RGB upon opening.
The Camera Raw image adjustment tabs are:
Camera Raw and Lightroom share the same image-processing technology to ensure consistent and compatible results across applications. For Camera Raw to view image adjustments made in the Develop module of Lightroom, metadata changes must be saved to XMP in Lightroom.
Adjustments made in Camera Raw are also displayed in the Adobe Bridge Content and Preview panels.
To view Lightroom changes in Camera Raw, and to ensure that Camera Raw adjustments can be viewed in Lightroom and Adobe Bridge, do the following:
Techniques to explore:
B&W - Split Tone
Another ACR how to
Explore some presets (image styles/looks for your photos)
Remember you can always modify the preset look or run two or more present on an image. Lots of fun to explore here. Try some on your own images as well.
make and save your own presets
how to use Lightroom presets in ACR