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Photo Restoration and Retouching Using Corel Paintshop Pro X5by Robert Correll
Synopses & Reviews
PaintShop Pro, one of the most popular image-editing software programs in the world, offers powerful tools for retouching digital images, creating business graphics, and producing interactive Web graphics. This completely updated book, PHOTO RESTORATION AND RETOUCHING USING COREL PAINTSHOP PRO X5, FOURTH EDITON, is an accessible, friendly guide to using the latest version of PaintShop Pro to restore, enhance, and retouch photographs. Whether you're a seasoned pro or are new to working with digital images, you'll appreciate the step-by-step, visual approach to the fundamentals of restoring and retouching photos with PaintShop Pro. Following a brief introduction to the software, author Robert Correll dives into more than seventy detailed photo studies that teach you how to restore and retouch photographs to make them worthy of display in your home or office, in albums or in scrapbooks. In each study, you'll learn to tackle specific problems--from red eyes to blemishes to lighting problems, and much more, including pro-level retouching techniques. Learn to create great photos that you'll be proud to share with friends, family, and the world, with PHOTO RESTORATION AND RETOUCHING USING COREL PAINTSHOP PRO X5, FOURTH EDITON.
PaintShop Pro, the popular graphics software that lets you create and edit beautiful images for home, work, or the Web, also offers powerful capabilities for enhancing and restoring photographs. This completely new edition of PHOTO RESTORATION AND RETOUCHING USING COREL PAINSHOP PRO X5 is a comprehensive, friendly guide to using the latest version of PaintShop Pro to improve your photographs. Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to working with digital images, you'll appreciate the book's step-by-step, visual approach, covering topics such as improving brightness and contrast, solving color problems, removing specks and dust, repairing scratches, tears, creases, and holes, retouching people, and much more! Included are more than 50 detailed photo studies that teach you how to tackle specific problems--like red eyes, blemishes, and poor lighting. With photo editing expert Robert Correll as your guide, you'll learn pro-level retouching techniques that will help you create great photos you'll be proud to share with friends, family, and the world.
About the Author
Trained in traditional print media and on the Web, Robert Correll enjoys digital photography, photo restoration and retouching, digital art, computer technology, and music. His recently published works include video tutorials on Sony ACID Pro 6.0, Adobe Photoshop Elements 4, and Corel PaintShop Pro X5. He has also written or contributed to other technology books, magazines, and Web sites. Robert has also worked as a consultant in the marketing and design industry, where his contributions ranged from IT services to Web design and implementation, network administration, art production, ad concepts, campaign strategies and tactics, and radio advertisement script writing. Robert graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1988 and served in the United States Air Force as an Intelligence Officer, was a Software Development Specialist and Development Editor for Macmillan Computer Publishing, and was the Staff and Faculty Technology Trainer/Assistant Technology Coordinator for a county-wide school corporation.
Table of Contents
Getting Started with Corel PaintShop Pro X5. Retouching Techniques and Methods. Improving Brightness and Contrast. Solving Color Problems. Sharpness, Noise, and Distortion. Removing Specks and Dust. Repairing Scratches, Tears, Creases, and Holes. Moving, Adding, or Removing Objects. Retouching People. The Good, the Bad, and the Artistic. Appendix A More Useful Information.
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