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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With my high quality JPGs created, I now move them into my permanent storage workfow structure. If a group of images needs a similar crop, select the Copy button.

I often maintain the original 2: Then it is time to use the photos however you wish to use them. These settings can also be made the default in-camera settings. Why is a calibrated monitor important? Is there something dpl gray or white but not over-exposed in the image or in another image shot in the same light conditions as the primary subject?

That is, you have to get it bang on to get the most out of it.

Using DPP in workflow with other photo software

Exceptional pictures can be tweaked to perfection. All of your images in the edit window should have the same adjustment settings at this woriflow but they remain unsaved.

Use this frequently to view your image before and after changes. Everything from here on in is plain sailing…. I plan to use some basic tools involving cropping and exposure control see [ I frequently will make a small contrast adjustment to my images.

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Anyway, back aorkflow it. I usually begin by selecting the “Standard” Woekflow Style and setting sharpness to what is appropiate for the camera and lens I’m using usually between 1 and 3. In the stamp tool, double-click on the area of the image needing stamp adjustment and drag the enlarged image around to make the proper area visible.

The sun was setting, I had some lovely warm-up filters on the front of the lens. Obviously, the first thing we need to do is get the photos off the card.

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Of the Tune options, I most frequently use the chromatic aberration correction adjustment. I also do my cropping at this stage. To download updates, go to [ This includes most memory card readers and many cameras can be directly attached to a computer this way as well. Don’t rule out using the auto white balance setting, but a custom white balance often works best. Just drop your RAW file into Lightroom, export it straight away and there you have it: At this point in my processing, I make sure I am using a calibrated monitor external to my laptop.

Multiple shots taken during one second get an incrementing number appended to their name. For a finer saturation adjustment, use the Saturation setting on the RGB tools tab. If a picture is blurred or out of focus, it gets deleted. Fresh eyes can pick up things I missed the first time. Setting proper white balance is usually my next workflow task. For small adjustments, drag the left bar of the histogram in the RAW tab of the Tools palette from left to right until the desired change is made.


The angle adjustment within the trimming tool rescues me from this deficiency. That DPP is free with the camera is appealing to all. It ensures as best as we can that we can always revert to the original shots taken on the day if we need to.

Some involve common sense, while others may require you to take some specific technical steps to preserve your images and present them cnon their best possible way. It doesn’t seem to matter caon hard I try, I frequently end up with a horizon that is not level. At this point in my digital workflow, it is often helpful to stop – and review my work at a later time.

The brightest pixels in the image will show on the very right side of the histogram – but will not be stacked against the right wall indicating blown highlights pure white – no detail. There is a great deal of flexibility in a digital workflow workglow hopefully you have gleaned some useful tips for creating your own digital workflow.