Questions tagged [adobe-camera-raw]

Questions about the Adobe Camera RAW processing engine that is used when importing photos into Photoshop. The same controls exist in Lightroom.

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Artifacts between yellow and white of DNG image

I have problems with DNG to TIFF conversion. When converting via Photoshop Camera Raw, there's a weird artifact on my yellow wall. What seems to fix it is changing the tint but it messes up the colors ...
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why my image (exported as sRGB, 8bit) looks color washed and pixeled after instagram upload

I uploaded this images on Instagram using color space sRGB, 8 bit (as recommended) . Size: long edge: 2160 px. The original images wasn't this color pixaleted (notice faint magenta bar running from ...
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Why do I lose my edits after creating HDR raw files in Adobe CC Bridge ACR and enhancing them,

I'm a 20 year user of Photoshop and never had this happen before. After creating HDR raw files in Adobe CC Bridge ACR and enhancing them, I lost all of the edits after moving the files (note: the xmp ...
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Photoshop not opening with Camera Raw edits / changes applied

I am loading a number of photos (as DNG) from Adobe Bridge into Adobe Photoshop as layers so that I can later align them (for a timelapse project). When I select the photos in Bridge and then go to ...
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Mac ~Library/Caches/Adobe Camera Raw: Ok to delete?

My ~Library/Caches folder on my mac is huge (55GB!) and most of it is attributed to the Adobe Camera Raw folder. I want to check to make sure it is ok to clear this (put in Trash) before I do so. I ...
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How do color values change mathematically as you change temperature and tint?

I was wondering what does color temperature do to your pixel's RGB/LAB values when you adjust it. I get that things get more yellow or more blue in the case of temperature, but what equation is ...
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Why does temperature in Lightroom go from blue to yellow instead of orange to bright blue?

I was wondering why Adobe chose to have color temperature compensation be the B-channel of the LAB spectrum, as it does not look at all like the kelvin spectrum. Does the B-channel compliment Kelvin ...
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How does Lightroom and PS guess color temperature?

I've been searching for weeks for what Lightroom and Photoshop use to determine your image's color temperature. People have said a lot about the kelvin scale and how to white balance, but this isn't ...
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ACR: Quick Color Preview While Using "B&W Mixer" tool for Black and White Photo?

In Adobe Camera Raw, when using a monochrome color profile, we get the B&W Mixer tool: When using this tool, I wish I could quickly enter a keyboard shortcut and see a quick color preview of the ...
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Which camera profile to use with SpyderCheckr in Lightroom/Adobe Camera Raw for most accurate colors?

We are trying to achieve the best possible color accuracy in our product photos and we are currently using SpyderCheckr from Datacolor for that. We're photographing the color chart, but the software ...
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Which software is actually needed to update for Adobe Lightroom to support new cameras?

I always thought that "Adobe Camera Raw" is the software that maintains all the camera information and allows also Lightroom to read new camera's specific RAW files. However, I have updated ...
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Is all RAW data preserved when editing photo in Photoshop?

It is possible to edit RAW ("undeveloped") photos in Adobe Camera Raw but what if I open the photo in Photoshop's main windows and then apply the Camera Raw Filter instead? Do I still have all the ...
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Emulate Shutter Duration on RAW Photos using Exposure Stacking

So I've been on this problem for about a year now and haven't been able to solve it. I gave up on it a while back, but now I'm researched up and ready to get an answer. I'm trying to fake a long ...
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Does my lens have lens corrections table for photoshop?

I have got my first DSLR, Nikon D80 and altough I am happy to get a DSLR with dual dials, pentaprism and best of all, CCD sensor but the lens that came with it has a problem. I have searched the net ...
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I made a profile with Colorchecker Camera Calibration software. How to import the .icm file for use in Camera Raw?

I used the Colorchecker Camera Calibration software with a TIFF photo of the Colorchecker I did with my camera. This software detected the Colorchecker successfully and produced a .icm file as output. ...
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How do I save this 'band-less' version of this image from ACR?

The sky shows banding in Photoshop, but if I press ctrl+shift+A to go into ACR, it's gone. I assume that no actual pixels are being changed when I enter Adobe Camera Raw, and I'm not touching any ...
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Where is "Camera Profile" in Adobe Camera Raw 11.2?

In Adobe Camera Raw, it used to be possible to specify a Camera Profile here: However, in the version 11 of Camera Raw in Photoshop CC, this essential feature is nowhere to be found: "Version 5, 4, ...
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My pirated copy of Photoshop isn't rendering RAW files correctly. What should I do? [closed]

i am using photoshop 2017. i thought of updating the camera raw using this link https://helpx.adobe.com/camera-raw/kb/camera-raw-plug-in-installer.html i installed Camera Raw 11.2. and after ...
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Mathematical definition of EV on a RAW photo? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a program that takes in a matrix full of 12-bit RAW sensor values (that range from [512-4096]) (512 is the BAYER sensor black level--> i.e. what pure black is defined as) and ...
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It is necessary to create your own profile for camera in product photography?

I'm trying to understand how necessary are the camera profiles (own) in a commercial shoot/product photography. I photograph clothes on a white background on a model (to make it clearer, something ...
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Why does Photoshop fail to recognize EIP files?

I downloaded some EIP images and wanted to just play around their settings in Photoshop to practice. When I tried to open it, it says can't recognize the document format. The raw camera plugin is ...
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Starring a DNG image in Photo Mechanic causes Adobe Camera Raw to forget edits

I use Photo Mechanic and Adobe Camera Raw. I convert my RAW files to (locked) DNGs. I then cull these DNGs in Photo Mechanic, and then I edit them in ACR, which creates a sidecar XMP file. If I later ...
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Why do strange purple blotches appear in shadows when using a Camera RAW profile other than "Neutral"?

I have recently ran into an issue with my Nikon D3200, it seems I may have toasted my DSLR's sensor - I stupidly shone my phone's flashlight on it when cleaning it recently. These purple patches seem ...
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Why is Lightroom so much slower than ACR?

This is a personal curiosity question. I'm not trying to solve a problem (mainly because I don't think there is a solution). The develop module of Lightroom, from what I understand, uses the same ...
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Can you open a smart object as copy?

In Adobe Camera Raw, I know of 3 options for opening files in Photoshop: If you click the Open Image button, it saves your changes to a sidecar xmp file (or database if you've set it up that way) and ...
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Raw photo for scientific purpose. How to set white reference to defined numeric L*a*b value?

I need a scientific raw photo for colour analysis. I shot with a reference gray card which has a defined Lab color space L=70*a=0*b=0. I need to balance the photo with L=70 in camera raw. Is it ...
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How does the shadows slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom?

How does the shadows slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom? Naively I would expect the shadows slider to affect a simple curves boost in the bottom left corner, but it's doing more than that. It ...
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Are the sliders in Adobe Camera Raw input color space independent?

Are the sliders (shadows/highlights) in Adobe Camera Raw affecting the device-dependent data before transformation to device-independent color space, or does this transformation happen after the input ...
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Do the graticules in the curves editor have any absolute meaning?

Do the graticules in the curves editor have any absolute meaning? The curves editor (in Adobe Camera Raw/Photoshop/Lightroom, probably all other image manipulation programs) has divisions along the X ...
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How does the exposure slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom?

How does the exposure slider work in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom? Naively I would expect the exposure slider to be a simple linear scaling (in the input color space, not in the working color space), ...
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Colors are different in Adobe Camera Raw compared to Photoshop (sRGB)

Here is a .NEF raw file taken with a Nikon D7000, opened in Camera Raw. Note that sRGB IEC61966-2.1 is chosen as the colour profile. I have not modified any image settings. The reds appear washed out....
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Photoshop color profile mismatch when open raw

When i open my raw files in adobe photoshop, a message box opens asks: the document has an embedded color profile that does not match the current RGB working space. Embedded: Adobe RGB (1998) ...
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What's the simplest way to convert camera raw to jpeg?

My camera quality was set to raw and I didn't realize. What's the simplest way to access these images or convert them to a jpeg? I have a lot of pictures to sort through for Instagram. Downloading ...
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Does Nikon's .NRW RAW format use a linearization table like the .NEF format?

This Mathworks.com article (the creators of MATLAB) suggests that the .NEF format undergoes a quantization, using the linearization table shown in the link. I have a Nikon Coolpix B700, which captures ...
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Activating the Camera RAW plugin of Adobe Bridge CC (free) by buying Photoshop Elements - anybody who has tried it?

Adobe bridge CC (which is free) enables its support for the Adobe Camera Raw plug-in when Photoshop CC (trial) is activated too. The Bridge+ARC combo satisfies my need for quick adjustments and media ...
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Is there any way of achieving cross-application non-destructive RAW editing? (Maybe xmp files?)

Is there some way of saving (basic) non-destructive RAW developing/adjustments that is not limited to a particular app ecosystem (eg Adobe)? Understandably some transformations are proprietary (eg. ...
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RAW in ACR vs JPG in ACR

Photoshop has now given the facility to open and edit JPEGs and other non-RAW file formats using Adobe Camera Raw. One doesn't have to shoot RAWs to do some heavy edits. So is there still any benefit ...
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Why can't I open my Nikon D3400 raw files in Photoshop CS5.1? [duplicate]

I have images taken in RAW on my Nikon D3400 and Photoshop CS 5.1 won't read them. I downloaded both the version of Adobe Camera RAW for Photoshop CS5 and the new updated version and also the DNG ...
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How do I get Photoshop to support RAWs from FZ2000? [duplicate]

I previously thought that RAW format is just a one format and any Ps version works with it. But now I know that different RAW formats from newer cameras are not supported by the Ps version that exists ...
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Does a RAW file in Photoshop contains all the data only while in Camera RAW or at all times in Photoshop?

So I open a RAW photo to edit in Photoshop, it opens the Camera RAW editor to select exposures and other meters. Once those are selected, I can open the image or open it as smart object. My question ...
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Where Can I Find Lens Correction Profile Files (for RawTherapee and Other Apps)?

RawTherapee can perform lens corrections provided it has access to the correct Lens Correction Profile (.lcp) file. These files are supposedly distributed with Adobe software, but even after ...
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Skin tone starting point in Lightroom/ACR?

How can I ensure that my skin tones are "correct" in Lightroom/ACR before I start my retouching workflow in Photoshop? In other words, how do I know that my global color balance is correct (right ...
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Why isn't my Luminance edit saved in Camera Raw?

I recently edited some features such as color, contrast, temperature, lens correction, and etc. and also luminance to reduce the noise of a picture in Camera Raw. But when I save that edited picture ...
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Quality of image changes drastically after saving as jpg (choosing max quality) from raw

Why does quality of my image changes drastically after editing it (and saving it as jpg with maximum quality ) in photoshop CC RAW. Everything looks great until I save the image. Comparison of the ...
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Why is low color temperature in Lightroom more blue rather than more yellow?

Color temperature is the appearance of a black body at that temperature. For example, 2400K is a tungsten bulb, 5500K the sun, etc. In Adobe Camera Raw or Lightroom, the temperature slider is making ...
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Merging to HDR in Camera Raw 9.6.*

Itried shoting high dynamic range images yeterday, set up my Nikon D7000 Bracketing and went to some beautiful places.. so I shot few captures and now I have problem with merging. I watched tutorials ...
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How do I tell if ACR will work with my camera and how do I get the correct version for Photoshop?

I am a beginner photographer with a Canon 7d and MacBook Pro. I'm not sure if Adobe camera Raw is compatible with either and really need advice on how to go about downloading the correct version.
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Sony A7 raw processing in Lightroom, way off [duplicate]

I shoot raw with a Sony A7sII and I am really satisfied with the results of the image previews, until I import them into Lightroom. Lightroom shows the processing thumbnail which reflects how I ...
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Adjustment brush: How to see which portions of the picture you've altered?

When using the Adjustment brush, I remember a hotkey or button somewhere which will render the image dark and show you where you've used the brush. It's helpful, so you know that you have/haven't, ...
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What is Adobe Camera Raw, and how do I start it after installing it?

What is Camera Raw? I installed it on my PC, but how to start using it? There is no app icon of Camera Raw I can find. How to open it?