Best Camera RAW Books for Photographers

1. Camera RAW 101: Better Photos with Photoshop, Elements, and Lightroom

by Jon Canfield

The most up-to-date techniques for shooting in RAW format, using the newest features of the latest softwareMany serious amateur photographers have trouble getting that "wow" shot from their digital cameras. And theyâÄôre discovering that working in RAW (the digital equivalent of a film negative) takes their photographs to the next level, giving them the control they need to get the highest image quality possible. The problem is, while most photographers know…»

2. Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS4

by Bruce Fraser, Jeff Schewe

The Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in for Adobe Photoshop has changed the way photographers work with images. Shooting in the raw format gives digital photographers complete control over every aspect of image quality. Camera Raw makes the process of using raw files easier by providing a standardized way of accessing and working with these uncompressed digital negatives. Today serious photographers shoot raw images only. Real World Camera Raw with Adobe…»

3. AdobeCamera Raw: Studio Skills

by Charlotte K. Lowrie

Professional photographers who have adopted RAW capture and Camera Raw processing techniques recognize them as photography's new frontier. Learn the tips and techniques eleven top photographers have perfected and you're all but guaranteed to achieve professional image processing results. Gain an unprecedented degree of control over image quality with: Se?n Duggan's tips for hand coloring RAW files. Charlotte Lowrie's procedure to sepia-tone and tint RAW…»

4. Getting Started with Camera Raw: How to make better pictures using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

by Ben Long

How to make better pictures using Photoshop and Photoshop ElementsWorking with digital photographs in raw format isnâÄôt just for pros. Today, point-and-shoot cameras can capture images in raw format, giving shutterbugs of all stripes additional control and editing flexibility for richer, more vibrant photographs. If youâÄôre ready to learn how you can use Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Photoshop Elements to make the most of your cameraâÄôs raw capabilities, this book…»

5. Raw Workflow from Capture to Archives: A Complete Digital Photographer's Guide to Raw Imaging

by Philip Andrews, Yvonne J. Butler, Joe Farace

'Raw Workflow from Capture to Archives' provides specific, practical explanations and how-to instructions for the digital photographer mastering this process. The most comprehensive book devoted to simplifying raw workflow, this guide will demystify raw functions in the camera, raw converter, image processing and enhancement software, and digital asset management programs. Not restricting itself to a single workflow this valuable resource discusses the…»

6. RAW Pipeline: Revolutionary Techniques to Streamline Digital Photo Workflow

by Ted Dillard

Digital photography has changed the visual world, bringing an onslaught of new tools, techniques, and technologyâÄîa daunting challenge for photographers trying to keep up with the latest innovations. Fortunately, that task has just gotten a little easier. RAW Pipeline is the solution to mastering the biggest, most important innovation in digital photography: the RAW image file. It explains exactly what a RAW file is, and how to process and efficiently…»

7. Understanding RAW Photography

by Andy Rouse

A RAW file allows far more flexibility than a JPEG will, and enthusiastic amateur photographers everywhere are discovering their vast potential. RAW files open up a whole new world of image processing where photos can go from ordinary to perfect simply and quickly. In Understanding RAW Photography, renowned photographer Andy Rouse follows the entire procedure from start to finish: the volume takes the form of an easy-to-follow workflow overview, covering…»

8. The Complete Raw Workflow Guide: How to get the most from your raw images in Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom, Photoshop, and Elements

by Philip Andrews

One of the most important technologies a photographer can master is shooting and working with raw images. However, figuring out the best way to work with raw files can be confusing and overwhelming. What's the advantage to working in raw? How do you manage, organize, and store raw files? What's the best way to process your files to meet your photographic needs? How do Photoshop, Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw work together? Is it possible to keep your…»