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RAW Fundamentals for Photoshop

  • May 14, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • Photographic Arts Building - Balboa Park

The Adobe Camera RAW Plug-in (included in Photoshop) is a powerful program that gives you the ability to properly optimize your camera RAW files before importing them into Photoshop. A Camera RAW file is different from a JPEG in many respects — Bottom line; you’ll capture much more information to work with in a RAW file than you will with a JPEG, and information is king!  John Watts will demonstrate why you should be shooting RAW for your important work - it should be foundational to your overall workflow ... the results are worth it!

Those who RSVP are encouraged to pre-submit one RAW file - Although we'll probably only get to 6 or 7 of these files,  we'll use them throughout the seminar to put what we've learned into practice.  Please submit by Friday, 05/09/14, via my webpage upload ...  RAW FILES ONLY, PLEASE!  (You do not need to send your .xmp file, if you have one)

The cost to attend is $5 for this 90 minute Meetup, payable when you RSVP online.  A useful handout will be provided. Please note that in the interest of time, the focus will be on RAW Fundamentals, rather than other mechanics, functions, and tools of Photoshop.

This low-cost workshop is designed primarily for those fairly new to Photoshop, but it is also a good "refresher" course in the basics for those with a bit more experience.  As this presentation is in a “seminar” format (via a digital projector), bringing your laptop is NOT recommended, due to limited space and time. Questions encouraged - I'll provide bottled water - Let's have some fun!

RSVP early, as we need to strictly limit this to 40 people - We should be finished up by 8:30 PM - See you there!

John Watts :-)

Watts Digital Imaging

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  • Richard D. C.


    May 15, 2014

  • Ted D.

    excellent class with great information. I learned a lot and know I can learn more valuable ways to maximize photoshop for my photographs. Thanks!

    May 14, 2014

  • Richard

    A great starting point.

    May 14, 2014

  • marcos v.

    How do I pay?

    May 13, 2014

    • John W.

      Hi Marcos, you can pay when you RSVP through Meetup, or bring a $5 bill and pay when you get there - -C U soon!

      May 14, 2014

  • Richard C.

    I would love to attend but, with the fire danger due to the Santa Ana wind conditions, I don't feel that it is in the best interest of my wife, animals and home to leave my wife alone.....

    May 13, 2014

  • natureboy655

    I sorry but I am senior with night vision problems. So I guess I better cancel out of your group, Very sorry.

    May 9, 2014

  • Karen H

    Hi John
    Would be possible to talk about sharpening and denoising here as well?

    May 4, 2014

  • Who is this Randy Miller g.

    do you mind if I put this on my night photography lovers meetup page?

    April 24, 2014

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