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Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Photographers: Hotoshop for the Macintosh and PC with CDROMby Martin Evening
Synopses & Reviews
Martin Evening's award-winning Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles have become must-have reference sources - the only Photoshop books written to deal directly with the needs of photographers. This book contains a wealth of invaluable practical advice, with even more hints and tips to help you achieve professional-looking results.
Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Photographers begins with an introduction to working with digital images, providing essential, up-to-date information on everything from scanning devices to color management and output issues.
Practical workshops show you how to master the essential techniques, with full coverage of all that's new in Photoshop 7.0, including: improved retouching techniques with the Healing Brush and Patch tool; removing color casts with the new Auto Color image adjustment feature; navigating, sorting and managing your photographs with the enhanced File Browser option; and how to save as many custom palette configurations as you like via the Workspace settings. Each technique is described in step-by-step detail, showing exactly which command to use, whether you're working on a Mac or PC. Detailed coverage is also given for Mac OSX users which Photoshop supports for the first time in version 7.0, as well as information on Windows XP for PC users.
The accompanying free CD-ROM contains invaluable movie tutorials and a selection of images to experiment with, surely the quickest way to learn.
If you have an initial grasp of the Photoshop basics and are looking for ways to improve the quality of your work, want to find new ideas and tutorials for the best techniques direct from a pro whilst making sure you are fully up-to-date on Photoshop 7.0, then this is the book for you!
* Benefit from Martin Evening's experience as an alpha tester and official Adobe roadshow speaker for Photoshop 7.0
* Includes a FREE CD-ROM with movie tutorials for MAC and PC
* Practical techniques explained in step-by-step tutorials so you too can achieve professional-looking results
Book News Annotation:
Now in its third iteration (Photoshop 5.0 for Photographers was published in 1998), this very popular book sets itself apart by its striking images and emphasis on tools for working photographer—both print and digital. While well-suited to beginners, (some readers might only ever use the 75-page chapter eight, "Basic Image Adjustments), it also covers advanced features such as montage techniques, filters, layer effects, and shortcuts. The CD-ROM includes Quicktime tutorials for both Mac and PC. Martin Evening is an alpha tester and official Adobe roadshow speaker for Photoshop 7.0.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Martin Evening is a professional photographer who has been working with digital images and Photoshop for many years. He works mainly in studio based beauty photography for PR and direct clients. The use of the computer has played a significant role in Martin's work, with nearly everything being retouched or manipulated in Photoshop. This is a regular everyday experience and one which has enabled him to gain an extensive, specialist knowledge of Photoshop.
Martin is an alpha and beta tester for Adobe Photoshop and regularly presents seminars on Photoshop techniques in both the UK and USA. He was the keynote speaker for Adobe on their Photoshop 7.0 UK roadshow and is a key Photoshop CS demo artist for Adobe too. Martin also acts as digital imaging consultant for design and photographic studios. He is a founding member of the Digital Imaging Group, London and is co-listowner of the ProDIG mailing list - a Photoshop discussion list on the web.
The author lives and works in North London.
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Table of Contents
Introduction * Digital Capture * Resolution * Configuring Photoshop * Color Management * File Management and Output * The Work Space * File Formats * Basic Image Adjustments * Color Adjustments * Repairing an Image * Montage Techniques * Shortcuts * Black and White Effects * Coloring Effects * Layer Effects * Filters * Appendices
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