RAW image files store all the data in a photo, compared to JPEG file format, which is what is used when a photo is stored on a memory card. When RAW photos are developed using Adobe Photoshop, it provides amazing details in the photo. However opening RAW photos in Photoshop CS3 can prove difficult and you'll need to download a plug-in to do so. We'll take you through this procedure below.
First, you must download Adobe Camera Raw Plug-In 4.6 here
To install with Adobe Creative Suite 3 or Photoshop CS3:
Note: If generic camera thumbnails appear in Adobe Bridge, follow these steps:
Now you can open the .CR2 Raw files in Adobe Photoshop CS3.
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