Synopses & Reviews
If you’re a photographer, designer, or simply one of the millions of Photoshop users who wants to dive in and start using the video features available directly within Photoshop, look no further than this inspiring and hands-on guide by top-notch trainer and artist Colin Smith. You’ll begin with the basics of video production and then move quickly into organizing and reviewing your footage using Lightroom and Bridge, editing and color correcting your footage, working with audio, adding 3D and motion, and exporting your final project. As a bonus, you’ll learn to put together slideshows with timeline effects, create breathtaking timelapse images, create cinematic looks, add video into 2D and 3D environments, and perform many more creative techniques. The accompanying footage and image files allow you to try out some of the techniques on your own, giving you the confidence to take your own projects to the next level.
• Focuses on the video features and best-practice workflow methods that allow busy professionals to edit and correct their footage without leaving Photoshop!
• Engaging and friendly instruction from a top trainer and expert.
• Loaded with creative techniques and details for creating beautiful videos and enhancing your Photoshop projects.
• Clear, four-color images throughout with accompanying image files and footage on the disc make this both an inspirational and practical guide.
Adobe has raised the bar for its Photoshop users and with this new release gave them the power to edit and enhance video in Photoshop CS6. Working on video projects has never been easier but there are many things to discover about creating great video. Here to guide readers on the ins-and-outs of the new interface, dedicated feature set, and workflow is Richard Harrington's latest guide to this powerhouse graphics program.
No stone is left unturned as Harrington takes readers through all the essentials of video, including techniques in production and postproduction. He'll teach users how to organize their files in Adobe Bridge and Lightroom, assemble a rough cut, refine their story, color correct and repair footage, work with photos and slides, export and publish video, and much more. With beautiful four-color images throughout, readers will find both the practical knowledge and the inspiration they need to work on their own video projects right inside their favorite program.
About the Author
Colin Smith is a best-selling author, trainer, and award-winning digital artist who has caused a stir in the community with his stunning Photoshop
work. Colin is an Adobe Community Professional (ACP), and founder of the extremely popular Photoshop resource site PhotoshopCAFE.com, which has attracted over 30 million visitors.
Colin has more than 18 years of experience in the creative industry and was formerly senior editor and creative director for VOICE magazine. He is a regular columnist for Photoshop User magazine and has been featured in major imaging magazines including Computer Arts, Macworld, After Capture, PSD Photoshop, Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, Digital Photographer, Web Designer magazine, and a host of others. Colin’s digital imaging work has been recognized with numerous awards including MacWorld Digital Design, three Guru awards, and two nominations for the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
Colin has authored or co-authored more than eighteen books on Photoshop, including the popular How to Wow with Flash (Peachpit Press). Colin is a prolific speaker, presenting his Photoshop techniques to Photographers and graphics professionals across the United States. He has been a speaker at conferences such as WPPI, FlashForward, Photoshop World, and more. In 2012 Colin was the featured speaker for a Multi-City Tour (Route CS6) sponsored by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Colin has consulted with such companies as Adobe Systems, Edison International, Apple, and Disney Studios. His clients include Toyo Tires, Saatchi and Saatchi, Microsoft, Fox Sports, Proctor and Gamble.
Table of Contents
1 - Why Edit Video with Photoshop?
2 - Production Essentials
3 - Understanding Video Files and Technology
4 - Get Organized with Adobe Bridge
5 - Get Organized with Lightroom
6 - Assembling the Rough Cut
7 - Refining the Story
8 - Color Correcting
9 - Repairing Footage
10 - Filtering Video Files
11 - Adding Titles
12 - Work with Photos and Slideshows
13 - Exporting and Publishing