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Photoshop for Digital Video: Creative Solutions for Professional Resultsby Mike Gondek
Synopses & Reviews
Whether you're new to Photoshop or want to use it at a more advanced level, this book will give you must-have techniques to work more quickly and achieve dazzling results. You'll begin with core Photoshop and DV fundamentals, then move on to titling, working with still photos, and advanced tricks for specific effects. This one-stop resource gets right to the point and walks you through procedures with loads of images. Whether you're on a Mac or PC, you will benefit quickly from the authors' expert advice.
This full-color book, based on Adobe Photoshop CS, provides complete information on how to master Photoshop and incorporate it within the video workflow. Everything from working with files to creative typography and animation is included in short, cookbook-style chapters with sample files on the DVD. The end result: dazzling and professional-looking videos.
This is one of the only books available that is specifically structured for Video Editors. Our book has more illustrations, which are contructed to deliver answers, instruct faster and with less effort. Examples also include how to incorportate Adobe After Effects.
*Quickly master Photoshop as it relates to your DV projects
*Hundreds of easy-to-follow, full-color screenshots
*DVD includes files for practice
About the Author
Mike Gondek is a designer and computer graphics expert, whose professional experience dates back to 1985. He is an Adobe Certified Expert who teaches Adobe, Apple, Macromedia and graphics design classes. He is a skilled Typesetter, Art Director, Photo Retoucher, Color Specialist, Photographer, Videographer, Packaging Designer, Web Designer and Post Effects Artist. Mike was the Creative Technologies Manager for a major ad agency. He also does beta testing, and his product reviews are often found at CreativeCow.net.Archie Cocke is the Chief Avid Editor for Weigel Broadcasting in Chicago, IL, which broadcasts five channels to three states. Most of his work involves shooting and editing commercials, half-hour specials, and episodic programming. Throughout his career he has done camera, lighting, audio, switching, writing, directing, producing, editing, special effects, photography, scoring, music editing, and occasionally, acting. His newest venture is a small production company called iVIEW Media Services which caters to everyone from newlyweds, villages, churches, and even poets. The next project on the horizon for iVIEW is the production of an independent feature, "Morning Star."
Chief Avid Editor, Weigel Broadcasting, Chicago, Illinois
Table of Contents
Knowing Photoshop; Startup Kit; Color (Management and Design); Pixels; Working with Files; Layers; Layer Styles and Patterns; Vector Graphics; Brushes; Speed Up Photoshop; Typography and Titles; Mastering Fonts; Creative Typography; DVD Menus; Masking and Transformations; Layer Masks; Transformations; Transparency and Blending; Better Images; Color Correction; Fixing Images; Photo Retouching; Creative Projects; Creating Custom Backgrounds; Animated Depth of Field; Illustrating in Photoshop; Gradient Maps for Realism; The Photo Montage; Pseudo 3D Animation; Enhanced Freeze Frames; Fun with Film Strips; Final Tips
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