Adobe Camera Raw questions

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  1. kkamin

    kkamin TPF Noob!

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    1. Is there a way to unpreview everything at the same time (e.g. basic settings, vignettes, spot healing brush, camera calibration, etc......)

    2. After I make adjustments to a Raw file with ACR and exit out of the program, when I go back to the file in ACR and uncheck Preview, nothing happens. If I make a change then uncheck Preview, it will show me what the file was saved at, but not its original untouched state. Is there a way to look at the file again in its original untouched state? (without setting all the sliders to their default and hiding adjustments)

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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    Do you like to read books?

    [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Real-World-Camera-Adobe-Photoshop/dp/0321580133/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1281726722&sr=8-1"]Amazon.com: Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS4 (9780321580139): Bruce Fraser, Jeff Schewe: Books[/ame]
     
  3. kkamin

    kkamin TPF Noob!

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    Yes I do.

    I feel I am a fairly adept ACR user already. I just had some specific questions and was looking for people who might know the answer. It was an alternative to purchasing a book and reading a 100 pages to get to my answer.
     
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    If you have a copy of the book(s), it becomes a part of your reference library.

    I refer to my personal reference library all the time.

    I'm to impatient to wait on other people to suppply me an answer. Plus, and a real bonus IMO, by tracking down answers myself, I discover useful information I didn't know, I didn't know.
     
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    Robin Usagani Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Yeah.. set it to default... then to go back set it to last setting.
     
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    Garbz No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Wow. Someone got out of the wrong side of the bed this morning.

    KmH do you often go out and buy an entire book when you're looking for one simple answer?
     
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    loosecanon TPF Noob!

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    Just click on the drop down menu and chose previous conversion, camera raw default or custom settings.
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    Yes. I know the book will usually also have answers I didn't know I had questions for.

    Plus there are a number of other resources I use, like Internet search engines and the help tab in Photoshop.

    Like I said mentioned above, it's neat discovering lines of inquiry you didn't previously consider.
     
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    kkamin TPF Noob!

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    Isn't the purpose of a forum is to exchange knowledge? I understand how to type a question into Google or search Amazon for a relevant book, but often these forums are a great time saver for quick questions. I wasn't asking how to do something complicated like retouch skin. I was asking basically where a toggle switch was located.

    You could literally go through 90% of the forum postings and type: Do you like to read? Do you know what Google is? Although it would be a form of advice, it would ultimately not be what the OP was looking for.

    I appreciate all the helpful responses and I contribute when I can.
     

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