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Real World Image Sharpening with Adobe Photoshop, Camera Raw, and Lightroom (Real World)

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Just about every digital image requires sharpening since softness is inevitably introduced during the image digitizing process, and oftentimes with digital photography, images are sharpened badly. This second edition of the definitive book by the late Bruce Fraser teaches readers all they need to know about sharpening, including when to use it, why it's needed, how to use the camera's features, how to recognize an image that needs sharpening, how much to use, what's bad sharpening, and how to fix oversharpening.

Real World Image Sharpening with Adobe Photoshop, Camera Raw, and Lightroom, Second Edition is written by Fraser's friend and renowned photographer Jeff Schewe. It adds essential coverage of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw, since many of the key sharpening functions have migrated from Photoshop to those tools since the first edition of the book was published.

The book shows readers how to: recognize the kind of sharpening that each image needs; become acquainted with the full arsenal of sharpening tools built into Photoshop, Lightroom, and Camera Raw; sharpen part of an image selectively; create a complete sharpening workflow that allows sharpening images optimally for different uses; balance the contradictory demands of sharpening and noise reduction; and more.

Book News Annotation:

Fraser (the late author of the first edition) and Schewe (a noted photographer) address the sharpening of digital image detail from a workflow process rather than a post-print perspective. They add coverage of Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom, since many of the key sharpening functions have migrated from Photoshop to these tools. The guide shows readers how to recognize the kind of sharpening that each image needs; become familiar with the sharpening tools of these software; remedy over-sharpening; and create workflows for sharpening images optimally for different purposes. Trial access to an online edition of the book is included. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

BRUCE FRASER was an internationally recognized authority on digital imaging and color image reproduction. He authored or coauthored several bestsellers, including Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop, Real World Adobe Photoshop, and Real World Color Management. Bruce was also a principal and founder of Pixel Genius, LLC, a collaboration of industry experts dedicated to creating leading-edge products and services for the photographic and digital imaging industries. JEFF SCHEWE is a pioneer in the field of digital imaging and an alpha tester and feature consultant for Adobe. An award-winning advertising photographer for over 25 years, Jeff teaches and consults with leading companies and is a principal and founder of Pixel Genius, LLC.

Table of Contents

Preface: Real World Sharpening.

Chapter One: What Is Sharpening?.

Chapter Two: Why Do We Sharpen?.

Chapter Three: Sharpening Strategies.

Chapter Four: Sharpening Tools .

Chapter Five: Industrial-Strength Sharpening Techniques.

Chapter Six: Putting the Tools to Work.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321637550
Author:
Fraser, Bruce
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Author:
Schewe, Jeff
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Photoshop
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Graphics-Photoshop
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Real World
Publication Date:
August 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.00x7.40x.70 in. 1.60 lbs.

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