Synopses & Reviews
Capture NX 2 from Nikon is a powerful image-editing application that lets photographers work with digital photographs with more speed and efficiency than other software programs. Its underlying technology gives photographers the ability to make selective corrections to an image with just one click. "Real World Capture NX 2," written by digital photography expert Ben Long, takes photographers behind the scenes to see how this innovative program works. Along the way, Ben offers valuable tips and techniques for getting the most out of the software and digital cameras.
Novice and expert photographers alike will benefit from Capture NX 2. New users can make advanced image corrections without learning sophisticated masking techniques. Advanced users can perform the complex edits they are accustomed to making in other programs in fewer steps. Any image corrections made with Capture NX 2 are non-destructive, which means that the actual image data is unaltered and reversible until the photographer achieves the best results. Photographers who use Nikon cameras have access to special software features for working with raw, JPEG and TIFF images.
With his friendly, accessible style, photographer and writer Ben Long takes you on a tour of the ins and outs of Nikon' s powerful new photo editing program, which can be used with any digital camera Real World Nikon Capture NX is packed with the kind of detail you can' t get anywhere else. Long knows which features are important, like how to make selective corrections to an image with just one click, and what you need to know to get your work done. His expert advice will help you take great pictures, then organize, edit, and output them successfully. In Real World Nikon Capture NX you' ll learn how to:
Compose stunning digital images from JPEG, TIFF, and raw format photosLearn to correct color and tone using Capture NX' s state-of-the-art adjustment toolsUse nondestructive editing techniquesCreate a comprehensive and efficient workflow for processing imagesConfigure Capture NX for color managementUse advanced editing features such as control points and selection brushes Output your photos to a variety of media, including print and the Web
Capture NX 2 is a powerful image-editing application that lets photographers work with digital photographs with more speed and efficiency than other software programs. This text offers valuable tips and techniques for getting the most out of the software and digital cameras.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Installation, Interface, and Importing
Chapter 3: Workflow and Color Management
Chapter 4: The NX Browser
Chapter 5: Basic Image Editing
Chapter 6: Advanced Image Editing
Chapter 7: Version Control and Batch Processing
Chapter 8: Output