Post Processing Using Capture NX-D (for Nikon RAW Shooters)


The Tool Bar The tool bar is an important chapter of the Capture NX-D which takes you through all the key tools available in the tool bar. All the below aspects are covered in detail this chapter which will help you process the RAW files with ease. Back/FowardSelect the folder before or after the current folder. FolderDisplay a dialog where you can navigate to and open a folder. View ModeChoose a view mode for the image area. MultiView images side-by-side. Choose from Compare Before and After Images and 2 Images. CurrentApply current adjustments to the “before” image for use as a reference when making further modifications. OriginalRestore the “before” image to the state it was in before any adjustments were made. NEF/NRW JPEGIf the folder contains images shot at image quality settings of “RAW JPEG”, select this option to list the RAW and JPEG copies separately. View ToolAccess the fit, image viewer, zoom, and hand tools. WBClick a point in the preview to adjust white balance so that the sampled point takes on a neutral gray color (gray point sample tool). StraightenStraighten images. CropCrop images. RotateRotate images 90°. The direction of rotation can be selected by keeping the button pressed. Retouch BrushRemove dust and scratches (auto retouch brush). Filter by Rating/LabelFilter images by rating or label. FilteringFilter images by rating, label, or camera settings. Clear FilteringEnd filtering and view all images. Batch Process StatusView batch process status. Cancel Batch ProcessCancel batch processing. ViewNX-iView the current image or images in ViewNX-i. The images are displayed in their current state including any changes made using Capture NX-D and, in the case of NEF/NRW (RAW) images, without conversion to TIFF. Open withOpen images in an application and format previously selected using the Open With Application option. PrintPrint the image currently selected or previewed in the image area. Convert FilesSave images in JPEG or TIFF format. Adjustments are applied before the image is saved.

Duration : 1h 56m 30s

Capture NX-D is Nikon’s own image management application mainly used to process the RAW (NEF) files. This online tutorial will deal with all the below chapters in-depth and help you master the entire RAW workflow with ease. lesson 1 – introduction lesson 2 – exploring the capture nx-d window lesson 3 – exploring the menu bar lesson 4 – the folder palette lesson 5 – the tool bar lesson 6 – edit and metadata palette lesson 7 – capture nx-d preferences lesson 8 – using exposure compensation lesson 9 – using white balance lesson 10 – using picture control lesson 11 – using tone and details lesson 12 – the adjustment manager lesson 13 – example 1 – crop and retouch lesson 14 – example 2 – using levels lesson 15 – example 3 lesson 16 – example 4 – composite image processing lesson 17 – saving as jpg or tiff lesson 18 – capture nx-d conclusion At the end of this course, you will have the confidence to process your Nikon RAW (NEF) files and get the look and feel of the final images as processed by any professional expert.