PP Tutorial, as promised (imgs)

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PP Tutorial, as promised (imgs)

OK, so poking round a hard to reach beach, I found myself in a sheltered tiny bay, with a deep blue sky, clear, bright water, and colourful rocks. Take a shot, come home, and this is what you get:

Now that's not what I saw at all.

If I'd had the saturation and contrast up I'd have got this:

Which is nearer what I saw, but look at those black rocks and blown highlights! I must need a camera with more DR, no? No.

You could get this back in curves and levels, but with something more extreme you could not, so here is how to use the RAW processor, layers, and quick mask.

Six steps (or so) follow:

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