Park Cameras

Working with RAW Files

Park Cameras
In Burgess Hill

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Typology Course
Location Burgess hill
Duration 6 Days
  • Course
  • Burgess hill
  • Duration:
    6 Days

To explain how to work with RAW files in terms of manipulating exposure, correcting white balance and applying sharpening and other alterations. All variants of RAW will be covered as will the use of the manufacturer's proprietary RAW conversion software (Canon & Nikon) as well as Adobe's Photoshop Elements 7 & CS3.
Suitable for: Those who are either already shooting or want to shoot using the RAW recording mode or and wish to learn how to manipulate their images to obtain the maximum benefit offered by this recording format.

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Burgess Hill
York Road, Victoria Business Park, RH15 9TT, West Sussex, England
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Starts On request
Burgess Hill
York Road, Victoria Business Park, RH15 9TT, West Sussex, England
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· Requirements

Required Equipment: No equipment is required as students will be using the facilities provided in our fully equipped training although you may however wish to bring your own RAW files for manipulation purposes Skills Requirement: As this is a Level 2 course, it is assumed that those attending will have a basic knowledge of exposure and will be fairly proficient with using a computer (in terms of skills such as navigating to files, saving images, mouse and keyboard skills etc). Some previous / basic knowledge of using Photoshop be it Elements or CS would be advantageous.


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Working with RAW Files

Apple Mac or PC?

At Park Cameras we are now able to offer our software courses on both Mac and PC to cater for the wider needs of our customers. Should you wish to utilise one of our Macs then please let us know as these are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. When ordering, please choose your preference from the drop down menu above.

Topics covered during the course:

  • RAW - the advantages / disadvantages - a brief overview
  • Different variants of RAW
  • Opening RAW files in Adobe Elements & CS3
  • Using The Adobe Camera Raw (ACR)
  • Adjusting White Balance / Colour Temperature
  • Using the Recovery Tool to minimize over exposure
  • Correct adjustment of exposure , brightness, contrast and saturation
  • Creating XMP files - Elements & CS3
  • 8 bit / 16 bit conversion - What are the differences
  • Saving / Converting RAW files - JPEG, TIFF or DNG
  • Using the manufacturers proprietary RAW conversion software.

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