Synopses & Reviews
MORE Surreal Digital Photography is where photography and painting merge to create a new digital art form. This book builds on the first volume, including more in-depth tutorials and more hands-on exercises demonstrating how each image is created-broadening your digital photography skills and creativity. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions updated for the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, this book is perfect for photographers and graphic designers wanting to expand their horizons in the digital photography field.
About the Author
Ben Renow-Clarke is an expert on digital creativity in all its forms. He has edited numerous volumes on Photoshop image manipulation, including Photoshop Filter Effects Encyclopedia and Photoshop Elements Drop-Dead Fantasy Techniques, as well books on video editing, computer games, and 3D graphics. As an author he has written extensively on Flash programming. He is currently Senior Project Editor at ILEX.
Table of Contents
Introduction Chapter 1: The Essentials Digital Cameras Scanners Computers Software Printers Color Management Chapter 2: Tricks of the Trade Paths, Masks and Channels Layers and Blending Modes Lighting Effects Levels, Curves Distortions, Liquefying and Manipulating Images Displacement Filters Chapter 3: Bizarre Tableaus and Surreal Scenes Walking House Superhero Rescue! City of Fruit The Ocean in a Bath Martian Holiday Londons a Jungle Grand Canyon in the Back Yard Chapter 4: Fantastic Creatures and Plant Life Animal Compositing Chimera Swamp Things Sideshow Snakeman St. George Versus the Komodo Dragon Centaurs Knight Mare: Ghost Horse Chapter 5: Characters from Beyond Surreal Portraiture Changing Skin Colors and Textures Ap-peel-ing Sunbather Multiple Man Converting into Animation Style Feathered Lady Turning a Figure into Stained Glass Chapter 6: Using Everyday Objects Girl from a Toothpaste Tube Escape from TV Elephant in a Glass Bottle Glossary Index Acknowledgments