Recommended Digital Workflow (digital camera)

  • Create folder inside your pictures folder give it a descriptive name
  • Download files from camera into folder with descriptive name
  • Back-up you files to another or two other drives
  • Format your card in your camera, cards require formatting regularly to work properly
  • Create a working folder inside your pictures folder name it: "Working_YourName"
  • Open the image you want to work on.
  • Save as "WI_descriptive name" to the "Working_YourName" folder
  • Set white point and black point using curves layer to find and set the white and black points.
  • Use curves to correct overall color cast and local color cast. (It will print darker than it looks on screen)
  • Print image.
  • Make corrections if necessary, print.
  • Save as "MI_same name"