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Photoshop CS4 Book
704 pages +
DVD with 120 minutes movies, CS4 Help Guide + extra PDF content
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Evening’s Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles have
become classic reference sources for photographers at all skill
levels. Whether you are an accomplished user or just starting out,
the Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers book contains a wealth of
practical advice, hints and tips to help you achieve
Adobe Photoshop CS4 for
Photographers begins with an overview of the Photoshop interface
and the fundamentals of how to use Photoshop, followed by how to
configure and optimize your computer's performance to run the
program and then it dives straight into the essentials of Camera Raw
image editing. The Sharpening chapter shows how to use the Camera
Raw controls to obtain optimum capture sharpening and noise
reduction and the Essentials chapter outlines how to work with all
the basic image adjustment tools that are in the program, some of
which have been there since the very beginning.
Practical workshops show you how to
master the essential techniques, such as color correction,
retouching techniques, toning a black and white image, creating
composite images and so on. Each technique is described in
step-by-step detail, showing exactly which command to use, whether
you are working with a Mac or PC computer.
The accompanying DVD contains a
Photoshop for Photographers Help Guide. This is supplied in a web
browser format that you can either run from the DVD or copy to your
computer hard disk for off-line viewing. The Help Guide contains a
complete guide to all the tools and panels in Photoshop as well as
other items in the program. It is like having an off-line manual
with which to learn more about what each Photoshop tool and palette
does. The guide also provides 120 minutes of movie tutorials on
Photoshop CS4. If you are just beginning to work with digital images
or are looking for new ideas, the best techniques and ways to
improve the quality of your work, this is the book for
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Ultimate Workshop Book
400 pages + DVD featuring tutorial movies
Available from March
new title is coauthored by Martin Evening and Jeff Schewe. While the
main CS4 book covers all the essentials of image editing in
Photoshop CS4, this book is intended as a companion to the main
Photoshop CS4 book. It goes into greater detail and supplements your
knowledge of Photoshop, offering expert guidance that's aimed at intermediate to
advanced users of Photoshop.
In this first edition, Martin Evening and Jeff Schewe each describe in detail how to carry out some of their favorite Photoshop image editing and retouching techniques. Another appealing feature of this book, is that many of the photographs are taken from real-life professional shoots. The techniques described here don't just show you clever things you can do in Photoshop, they show how you can use Photoshop in a professional context, meeting the demands of art directors and how to meet tricky briefs.
But don't be put off by the thought that
this is a book for advanced professional Photoshop users only. A lot
of the tips and techniques shown in this book are easy to learn and
clearly explained throughout. Click the book preview link on the
right to take a sneak preview!
CS4 for Photographers main book has become an established classic
and has regularly been updated since version 5 of the program. This
latest edition represents a major rewrite, in which there is now a
more detailed focus on the essentials of Photoshop, Camera Raw and
Bridge, as well as describing all that's new for photographers in
Photoshop CS4. Even if you think you know Photoshop well, with this
book you'll learn even more detail about the program.
The Ultimate Workshop book is a brand new concept. It is intended as a companion to the main Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers book and takes Photoshop for photographers instruction to a whole new level. Packed with tutorials on Photoshop and Camera Raw, it concentrates solely on what you can do with Photoshop at an intermediate to advanced level, without having to devote pages to discussing all the basics. If you already know a little about how to use Photoshop and are looking to update your skills, this is the book to get!