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Photoshop for Photography: The Art of Pixel Processingby Tom Ang
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In this essential guide, photographer Tom Ang shows how anyone can harness the creative potential of the latest photo-enhancing software to create superb images using nothing more than basic computer equipment and an inkjet printer. Photoshop CS for Photography helps readers avoid the distractions of special-effects filters and weird distortions. Instead, expert guidance and proven solutions help photographers discover the best film for scanning, why it's best to avoid using brightness and contrast controls, what four-color black and white means, how to adjust an image for optimum tones, and more. Dozens of screen shots and crystal-clear explanations make this revised edition of a classic book a must for every photographer.
• Step-by-step instructions for creating and improving pictures with pixel processing, using Photoshop CS or any similar software
• Easy to understand and to use, from basics through more advanced techniques
• Dozens of screenshots and clear examples
• Replaces the classic Photoshop for Photography,
Book News Annotation:
This guide provides tips for using Photoshop, including setting up a workspace, the essentials of Pixel processing, levels and tones, adjusting for color, techniques for dodge and burn, cloning methods, duotones, working with Channels, adding local color, and sharpening the image. The book is oversize, at 10x10.5<">. 10x10.5<">.
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An expert photographer demonstrates how to harness the creative potential of photo-enhancing software to create simply superb images.
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