As in Camera Raw, the most efficient approach is to do your global color and tonal corrections as a consistent, step-by-step workflow. After you get used to making any necessary corrections in a particular order every time, you can whip through those images, making corrections like a black-belt Photoshop master.
Now for a bird's-eye view of an overall-correction workflow. Note the various layers at which the procedures take place; there's more about them in the "Just Layering Around" section later in the chapter. Here's the sequence:
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