Photoshop CS2 for Digital Photographers Only
You don't make a living sitting at the computer.
When digital technology costs you time, it costs you money. The secret is a streamlined, logical workflow, and that's what fellow digital photographers Ken Milburn and Doug Sahlin are about to give you. By editing images without destroying the original, storing them for easy access, taking advantage of Camera Raw and the Adobe Bridge, and using the hundreds of other tips in this book, you'll be able to spend less time before the monitor and more behind the lens.
* Configure Camera Raw and Adobe Bridge and use them to expedite the editing process
* Discover efficient ways to download and organize images after a shoot
* Prepare images for client review using layer comps and present them as a PDF slideshow or in a Web gallery
* Use the right tools to create selections for localized editing
* Focus on the retouching techniques that work best for your subjects
* Take advantage of Photoshop's tools for different methods of output
* Create actions and scripts to automate your workflow
Learn how to use adjustment layers to edit your images non-destructively
Learn how to streamline your workflow in Camera Raw
Learn how to optimize your images for print and the Web
He has been a professional photographer and digital artist for decades and primarily uses Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, and numerous third-party Photoshop-compatible plug-ins as his software tools. You can see representative samples of Ken’s photography at www.kenmilburn.com.
Doug Sahlin is a photographer and videographer living in Lakeland, Florida. He has written 16 books on computer graphics and office applications and co-authored two books on Photoshop, and one book on digital video. Recent titles include Digital Photography QuickSteps and How To Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 7.0. Many of his books have been bestsellers at Amazon.com. Sahlin’s books have been translated into five foreign languages.
Sahlin has been an avid photographer since childhood. He began his exploration of shadow and light with a box camera. He honed his craft with 35mm film cameras before graduating to professional digital SLRs. While writing his books, Doug has produced commercial photographs of automobile races, fashion models, actors, authors, products, landscapes, architecture, and food for his clients. His work has taken him from coast to coast, North to South, and has been seen in print and on the Web.
Table of Contents
Part I: Shooting and Improving Photos.
Chapter 1: Photoshop CS2 and the Digital Photographer.
Chapter 2: Organizing, Viewing, and Preparing Images.
Chapter 3: Getting Initial Client/Colleague Feedback.
Chapter 4: Fine-Tuning “Keeper” Images with Camera Raw.
Part II: Non-Destructive Editing.
Chapter 5: Creating Selections for Localized Editing.
Chapter 6: Using Adjustment Layers.
Part III: Final Stages of the Image Editing Workflow.
Chapter 7: Compensating for Camera Deficiencies.
Chapter 8: Retouching Photos.
Chapter 9: Compositing Photos.
Chapter 10: Adding Special Effects.
Part IV: Prepare Images for Final Output.
Chapter 11: Outputting to the Web.
Chapter 12: Fine-Art Printing and Mounting.
Chapter 13: Preparing Your Work for Offset Printing.
Part V: Automating Workflow.
Chapter 14: Creating Actions to Streamline Workflow.
Chapter 15: Streamlining Your Workflow with Scripts.
Appendix A: Pro Shortcuts.
Appendix B: Checking Your Equipment.
Glossary: Pro Glossary.
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