Adobe Photoshop CS3 Photographers Guide - Photography and Photoshop go hand in hand. Whether you're using a digital pixel-grabber or hanging onto a film camera, Adobe's revamped flagship image editor, Photoshop CS3, has the tools you need to fine-tune your photos and correct errors in exposure, lighting, and color balance.
This full-color book is packed with effective examples, simple-to follow techniques, and tricks that serve as a jumping-off point to spark your own creativity into action. You don't need to be an ace photographer or Photoshop expert to create eye-catching effects through both traditional and leading-edge photographic techniques.
About the Author: Two-time Computer Press Association winner David D. Busch has been demystifying arcane computer and imaging technology for PC and Macintosh owners since the early 1980s.
As a writer, photographer, and contributing editor for ten leading computer magazines, he has more than 70 books and 2500 articles to his credit. To name a few, he authored "Adobe Photoshop CS: Photographers' Guide" (Course Technology PTR, 1-59200-172-6), "Mastering Digital Photography" (Muska & Lipman Publishing, 1-59200-114-9), "Digital Retouching and Compositing: Photographers' Guide" (Muska & Lipman Publishing, 1-932094-19-9), and "Digital Photography Solutions" (Muska & Lipman Publishing, 1-59200-109-2).
In the computer and imaging field, he's been a contributing editor, columnist, or writer for magazines as diverse as HomePC, MacWorld, Internet World, NetGuide, Windows Magazine, Windows Sources, Computer Shopper, and many other publications.
Use easy-to-master Photoshop tools to
- Match colors between shots taken under wildly different lighting conditions
- Duplicate colorful "cross processing" darkroom effects
- Morph images to blend or distort them
- Add zoom lens blur effects without using a zoom lens
- Preserve all the key tonal values and separation between subjects in your monochrome images with new black-and-white conversion techniques