DPP 3 is that it is compatible with images from any EOS digital camera. market and this has given here a unique insight about the workflow and processing. Welcome to the Digital Photo Professional video tutorial section! CPN writer and software expert George Cairns unpacks Canon’s popular workflow software and . Canon’s Digital Photo Professional (DPP), which reached version 4 in , continues to be a popular workflow tool for those photographers.

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A separate title is available for version 3. Then it is time to use the photos however you wish to use them. I also do my cropping at this stage.

For this I use a dedicated card reader, rather than having to plug my camera into my computer and sit there draining camera batteries. The checkmark system, available from the main screen, lets you mark and rank images as priority 1, 2, or 3 or none at all. If working with more than one image that needs similar processing done to it, I copy the recipe to the clipboard right-click on the image and select Copy recipe to clipboard and again right click on the image and select the Paste recipe to all images option.

This article is about my workflow. If you enjoyed this post Digg it here. Some involve common sense, while others may require you to take some specific technical steps to preserve your images and present them in their best possible way. This refresh usually accompanies a capacity upgrade – a new backup drive. This includes most memory card readers and many cameras can be directly attached to a computer this way as well. In that case I just skip straight to the next step, which is Noise Ninja.

The rest of them can be recreated by simply re-exporting the shots from Lightroom again. The angle adjustment within the trimming tool rescues me from this deficiency. I most frequently use the “0” setting especially with people in the picturebut again, experiment with this setting.


OK – close to perfection.

The tool will remember the offset between the source and the first stamp made, so not all subsequent stampings may need a new source. At this point in my processing, I make sure I am using caanon calibrated monitor external to my laptop. I next begin adjusting the individual images.

So from my standpoint I personally highly recommend it. If so, select the Eye Dropper tool and then click around on the gray or white object until the preferred white balance is reached and again click on the Eye Dropper tool workfloww de-select it. Select the images and press Alt-S. Fresh eyes can pick up things I missed the first time.

The foundation of great photography The concept of digital photography workflow involves far more than image editing in a specific application such as Digital Photo Professional or Photoshop. Adjusting brightness is often the next if-needed setting adjustment my digital workflow.

Mundane pictures can be given the extra POP needed to become exceptional. The concept of digital cankn workflow involves far more than image editing in a specific application such as Digital Photo Professional or Photoshop.

This book serves as a very valuable memory aid. Digital pictures can last forever – and they can also be lost in an instant! If a group of images needs a similar crop, select the Copy button.

All we have now is the same process but in an office. The files will be processed in the background – you are free to continue working on other tasks. How do Cnon decide when to sell existing gear? CR2 files or any other files you specify a filename extension for – including.

RAW Workflow: A Pro’s Approach

Hard drives fail or get corrupted more frequently than you may thinkCD-Rs and DVDs fail especially over timeequipment gets stolen, fires happen.

I use Windows Explorer for the manual copying procedure. Flash, Lighting and Accessories. Rather, it encompasses your photography from the inception of a shoot to its ultimate completion — whether as dp framed print on a wall, dpp image on a Web site, or part [ A specific color temperature setting is easy to make slight adjustments to later – perhaps when reviewing the image a second time.


RAW Workflow: A Pro’s Approach

Blemishes can be removed from your loved ones or from those paying you. The shot you grabbed with time to do nothing but press the shutter canin can have its exposure corrected. I firmly believe that one backup is not enough – it will inevitably be near your main computer’s hard drive at some point – such as when backing up. Why is a calibrated monitor important? Version 4 of DPP has been completely rewritten, making the move from version 3 a challenge.

Photography Workflow Beyond putting together your camera, lenses, and other components, a nearly endless number of activities, products, and techniques can help you optimize your photography workflow and results.

Right, got those backups sorted? We need to remove the crap from the good stuff. This little beauty is a noise reduction package. Getting to grips with new software is often a steep learning curve however.

You can then selectively Paste the crop into other images within the selected group or – select the Apply All button to paste the crop into all selected images. It doesn’t seem to matter how hard I try, I frequently end up with a horizon that is not level. These settings can also be made the default in-camera settings.

This way you can plough through the shots fairly quickly and opt to delete all those which scored less than a certain value.