Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) is the first stop in your raw workflow when you bring a raw image into Photoshop. Did you know that this little application has the exact same raw image editing features as its much bigger brother – Lightroom? If you are not already doing it, you should start using this power. One example where ACR can really serve you well is input sharpening and noise reduction.
In this video, I’ll show you how to use ACR’s noise reduction and sharpening capabilities to prepare an image before you bring it into Photoshop for more complex processing work.