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7 Reasons Professional Photographers Use CameraBag Photo Editing Software

December 13, 2019


We’d like to share seven reasons why professional photographers use CameraBag photo editing software #1: Its end-to-end high-bit-depth RAW file workflow In CameraBag you can load RAW files, 16-bit
PNGs, or 16-bit TIFFs just like any other photos, and bring in their additional color
depth. You can see in the pixel inspector when you
load these files that pixel color values can fall in between the normal limited 256 integer
values used in most other software. CameraBag works by default in non-destructive
32-bits-per-component color depth as you edit, for analogue-like fidelity. It’s then easy to export either standard
jpegs, or 16-bit pngs or tiffs if you want to save at high bit depth for future editing. #2: Smoother, better, tone curves There are several features of CameraBag’s
tone curves that make them uniquely powerful. Being extra large and hovering over your photo
makes CameraBag’s curves extremely natural to work with. The special algorithm CameraBag uses to calculate
the curve from the control points results in smoother curves than those found in other
major photo software, which leads to smoother tones in your photos. The amount slider on each curve lets you reduce
the strength of the curve’s overall effect, allowing for much more subtle and precise
control. You can even layer multiple tone curves for
additional control. #3: Intuitive, fast file navigation Easily navigating among many photos is essential
for pro photographers. CameraBag lets you work within your computer’s
file system for photo organization rather than forcing you to import photos and duplicate
your organization scheme. Simply load media using your operating system’s
file browser, and then pressing the left and right arrow keys on your keyboard will load the
next or previous photo in the same folder. You can open separate tabs to work on multiple
files at once, and to easily compare multiple images side-by-side. #4: Intuitive, fast navigation within photos. The ease of navigating within a photo can
make or break a professional workflow. CameraBag zooms using scroll rather than relying
on a pinch gesture or keyboard shortcut, which makes it very easy and intuitive to accurately
zoom either on a desktop or on a laptop. This also allows Camerabag to zoom centered
exactly where your cursor is located, so you don’t have to waste time panning around
after you zoom. Double click to zoom to 100%, and again to
zoom to fit. You can pan by simply clicking and dragging
on your image, making it equally easy to navigate whether you’re using a mouse or trackpad. #5: A workflow built for developing a personal
style Great photographers develop a particular look
all their own and re-use it over and over in different photos. CameraBag is perfect for this, since it’s
built from the ground up around creating and editing presets. After you’ve edited any existing preset
or built one from scratch, hit the plus button to save it to your custom presets. For advanced preset organization, choose “Reveal
Presets Folder” from the File menu, and then create whatever subfolders of your own
you like and organize your preset files using your file browser. Close and relaunch CameraBag, and you’ll
see everything organized in your custom subfolders right there in the CameraBag interface. #6: More natural, powerful film grain CameraBag’s flexible tile-based interface lets professional photographers recreate virtually
any real-world film grain in a uniquely powerful way, for stunning natural images. You can layer multiple grain adjustment tiles
with different settings to recreate complex grain patterns. Adding blur or sharpen tiles before or after
a grain tile can create even more realistic, complex effects that simply cannot be recreated
by standard grain overlays. #7: More ways to adjust color While most photo software relies on basic
temperature and tint sliders to adjust a photo’s coloring, CameraBag offers a powerful coloring
curve adjustment that lets pros isolate specific areas in highlights and shadows to either
add or subtract color from. With this single tool, and the differing coloring
algorithms available in its dropdown menu, you can fix virtually any color cast and recreate
nearly any color-based stylized effect found across the spectrum of professional photography.

2 Comments

  • Reply c0ldc0ne December 12, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    Could this guy sound any more apathetic?

  • Reply Ace Hardy December 13, 2019 at 12:35 pm

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