This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training gives us some tips on working with RAW images in Final Cut Pro X.
We've talked about RED RAW workflow in an earlier episode of MacBreak Studio – how you can work with these RAW video files natively in FCP X, and even make non-destructive adjustments to the RAW files.
Today, we discuss RAW still images – the kind that you would shoot with a DSLR. Photographers have taken advantage of shooting RAW for years: avoiding “baking in” in-camera settings and JPEG compression so that they can work with the greatest amount of resolution and latitude in post.
While you can import RAW images directly into Final Cut Pro X, the RAW image data cannot be manipulated. For that, we go to our old friend Photoshop. Steve shows us how to use Photoshop to make a few RAW adjustments, and then demonstrates a tip for setting things up so that any further adjustments you make to the RAW data get immediately updated in Final Cut Pro X.