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RAW Conversion Using Photoshop Question  
User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2944 times:

A window pops up and it has some values for me to implement. It says:

"RAW Options"

Describe CRW_003.RAW

"Dimensions"
Width_______ Pixels


Height______ Pixels


"Channels"
Count _________

Depth 8 Bits 16 Bits

"Header"
Size: _______ Bytes



What do I put in there? I figure the Width/Height is pretty self explanatory, but I have questions about the rest. Thanks.

Chad






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User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2891 times:

I figure the Width/Height is pretty self explanatory

I guess it isnt self explanatory. No matter what number values I put in there, it says "SPECIFIC IMAGE IS LARGER THAN FILE" or "SPECIFIC IMAGE IS SMALLER THAN FILE, OPEN ANYWAY"?

Any help would be appreciated.

Chad


User currently offlineWietse From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 3809 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2883 times:

I had that same problem. Solution for me is to open my RAW files via the File Browser. That way you get thumbnails and just doubleclick to convert them.

I assume you are talking about CS?

Wietse



Wietse de Graaf
User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2879 times:

This is some excellent quality guys.. So glad you talked me into shooting RAW!



 Sleepy


User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2875 times:

Wietse,

The photos dont show up in File viewer. Only my JPEG's do.


User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2853 times:

NEF works fine in CS. Just like anyother file.

User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2846 times:

NEF, CS?

What are these? I am a newbie.


User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2830 times:

What is NEF and CS? Anyone?

User currently offlineLindy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2826 times:

NEF it's a Nikon RAW file and CS is Photoshop (8)

Rafal


User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 743 posts, RR: 16
Reply 9, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2822 times:

Hmm - sounds like there's a bit missing. Photoshop CS should handle Canon RAWs in both file viewer and direct opening.

Is your CS a new install or an upgrade? Have you done the online activation?

Cheers,

Colin




Colin K. Work, Pixstel
User currently offlineWietse From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 3809 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2816 times:

Colin,

When using the File => Open command and I pick one of my RAW files, CS asks for dimensions and all kind of weird stuff... When picking them from the file viewer there is not a problem.

Wietse



Wietse de Graaf
User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 11, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2814 times:


I have a legit copy of PS 7.0.

I think I see where my mistake was... I changed the photo file extension from .CRW to .RAW. Im going shooting tomorrow, Ill try it again. In the CANON PHOTO VIEWER can I change the image to TIFF or do I have to change it to TIFF thru Photoshop? Thanks guys.

Chad


User currently offlineWietse From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 3809 posts, RR: 55
Reply 12, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2813 times:

Sorry but as far as I can remember, PS7 has no Canon RAW support. You have to convert it in another program and then edit in PS.

Wietse



Wietse de Graaf
User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 743 posts, RR: 16
Reply 13, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 2795 times:

Yup, there's your problem. PS 7 does not support RAW without the optional plugin program which I believe is now withdrawn with the advent of the Photoshop CS.

Wietse - that's odd. Whichever way I open a RAW file I go straight into the RAW conversion window - no questions or prompts. I can't remember now if I configured anything to make it work like this.

Cheers,

Colin



Colin K. Work, Pixstel
User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 14, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2788 times:

I have the plug in.. Dont know if its working or not. In the file extension list in PS7, it shows (RAW). ????

[Edited 2004-01-15 01:30:14]

User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 743 posts, RR: 16
Reply 15, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2782 times:

Which camera? The old plugin doesn't support the 300D ... nor I suspect the 10D, as I'm pretty sure I looked into it and ignored it for that reason.

Cheers,

Colin



Colin K. Work, Pixstel
User currently offlineFotodj From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 87 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2766 times:

Talking about CS File browser, I need some help.
My keyboard does not like the CS...
Arrows on the keyboard supposed to let me go to the next , previous and up and bottom row of the pictures in the browser but in my case nothing happens !!!???
Somebody can help me ?

Derek



Polishman in New York
User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 743 posts, RR: 16
Reply 17, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2751 times:

Do you mean the arrows on the numeric pad? You don't have "num Lock" on do you?

(I know that sounds obvious, but I've worked on a help desk ... normally we ask things like "is it plugged in?" - you'd be surprised!  Smile )

Cheers,

Colin



Colin K. Work, Pixstel
User currently offlineFotodj From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 87 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2735 times:

Nope, this is not that simple...
I think I will have to update keyboard drivers...



Polishman in New York
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