Canada Goose gosling - near Olympia, Wa.
I use Adobe Lightroom 4 and Adobe Photoshop CS5 in my work flow. I import new pictures into Lightroom where I rate and label the raw files. I export the best ones as raw to another folder so I can finish them Photoshop. I open them as a raw object in Photoshop so I can make additional raw edits if needed. I set exposure, black levels, crop, sharpen and do noise reduction in Photoshop raw. I also remove chromatic aberration in raw if needed. I adjust Shadows/Hightlights and levels in Photoshop as well as fix problem areas if needed. I export the final to jpeg with the watermark.
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