Synopses & Reviews
This edition of Real World Photoshop is more tightly focused for the needs and demands of the professional digital photographers. From acquiring images to using an efficient processing workflow to maintaining image quality and final output quality all within the powerful feature set of Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop Extended CS4. Coverage of new features includes: live, non-destructive corrections in the Adjustments panel, re-editable, feathered, density controlled masks, enhanced auto-align, auto blend, 360 degree panoramas, and more.
The book's new focus helps readers understand the core workflow tasks, main print and web output options as well as the commercial printing information necessary to hand off images for prepress. Essentials information on file formats, color settings, image adjustment fundamentals, sharpness, detail, noise reduction, and image storage and output is also included. Photoshop Extended is covered where it relates specifically to photographers.
About the Author
Conrad Chavez is a fine-art photographer and the author of Working Smart in Photoshop CS2. He also coauthored Adobe Photoshop CS and CS2 Breakthroughs, and the third edition of Real World Scanning and Halftones, and the Adobe Illustrator Wow! Book. David Blatner is an internationally respected author or co-author of more than 15 books, including Adobe InDesign Breakthroughs, Adobe Photoshop Breakthroughs, and Real World Adobe Photoshop. He also wrote the world's best-selling book on QuarkXPress, Real World QuarkXPress.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Photoshop in the Real World
Chapter 1: Building a Photoshop System
Chapter 2: Image Essentials
Chapter 3: Color Essentials
Chapter 4: Color Settings
Chapter 5: Building a Digital Workflow
Chapter 6: Essential Photoshop Tips and Tricks
Chapter 7: Image Adjustment Fundamentals
Chapter 8: The Digital Darkroom
Chapter 9: Making Selections
Chapter 10: Sharpness, Detail, and Noise Reduction
Chapter 11: Essential Image Techniques
Chapter 12: Image Storage and Output