Friday, August 28, 2009

Photoshop Retouching Cookbook for Digital Photographers

With the introduction of affordable and easy-to use digital cameras, people are taking photographs like never before. While the digital medium greatly simplifies the photographic process, it also offers photographers unprecedented opportunities to manipulate their images on their personal computers.Photoshop Retouching Cookbook for Digital Photographers tells you everything you need to know to use Adobe Photoshop CS2 to adjust, correct, retouch, and manipulate your photographs-without making you first learn everything there is to know about the application. These straightforward, easy-to-follow recipes give you specific directions so you can quickly and easily:Fix exposure, focus, and color problemsAdd special effects like motion blurs, lens effects, and surface texturesImprove portraits by removing red eye, wrinkles, and blemishesAdd and remove objects from photos seamlesslyUse lighting effects to create more dramatic imagesRestore faded and damaged photosGive new shots a vintage, old-fashioned lookCreate posterized and hand-tinted imagesAssemble and fine-tune composite photosCorrect perspectivesThe book tackles each real-life project in full color, with a hands-on approach. The fully illustrated recipes produce reliable and immediate results, and include "at a glance" panels and tip boxes that cover key techniques in detail.Barry Huggins, the author of Photoshop Retouching Cookbook for Digital Photographers, has created the only recipe-format manual on photographic retouching targeted specifically to digital photographers. Founder of a highly successful multimedia training and consulting company, Huggins is uniquely qualified to deliver step-by-step instruction in digital retouching methodology, with easy-to-follow recipes that address specific problems and teach "best practices" techniques. This is his fifth book on digital imaging and graphics software.

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