Seven Reasons to Use the Camera Raw Filter in Adobe Photoshop CC

The Adobe Camera Raw plug-in, used to convert RAW images into pixels Photoshop can understand, is an incredibly powerful yet easy-to-use editor. However, if you don’t shoot in RAW format, you might not think to use it. In this column, you’ll learn seven reasons to summon the Camera Raw filter in Photoshop CC. First, prepare the image to use the Camera Raw filter nondestructively. Choose File>Open as Smart Object or, if the image is open and has one layer, choose Filter>Convert for Smart Filters. For multilayer documents, click the top layer to make it active, Shift-click the bottom layer to (Read more...)