The Digital Negative: Raw Image Processing in Lightroom, Camera Raw, and Photoshop from Pearson Education and written by Jeff Schewe is a book that shows you how to make the most of raw image processing.
Shooting in the raw format gives digital photographers complete control over every aspect of image quality. This book is devoted exclusively to the topic and shows you how to make the most of that control. Now that raw image processing technology has matured as an essential aspect of digital photography, you need a modern book that takes a seasoned approach to the technology and explains the advantages and challenges of using Lightroom or Camera Raw to produce magnificent images.
Renowned photographer and bestselling author Jeff Schewe outlines a foolproof process for working with these digital negatives and presents his real-world expertise on optimizing raw images. You'll also learn hands-on techniques for exposing and shooting for raw image capture and developing a raw processing workflow, as well as Photoshop techniques for perfecting the master image, converting color to black and white, and processing for panoramic and HDR images.
•Get the best tone and color from your digital negatives
•Use Lightroom and Camera Raw sharpening controls to maximize image quality
•Take advantage of Photoshop to do what Lightroom and Camera Raw can't
•Produce stunning black-and-white images
Chapter 1: What is a Digital Negative
Chapter 2: Adobe Raw Image Processing Applications Overview
Chapter 3: Using Lightroom or Camera Raw for Global Processing Adjustments
Chapter 4: Using Lightroom or Camera Raw for Local Processing Adjustments
Chapter 5: Deploying Photoshop to Perfect Your Images
Chapter 6: Developing an Efficient Raw Processing Workflow
Chapter 7: Before and After Case Studies
About the Author:
Jeff Schewe is an award-winning professional advertising photographer and digital imaging pioneer. He teaches and leads workshops and is a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame at Photoshop World. Jeff co-authored Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Real World Image Sharpening with Adobe Photoshop, Camera Raw, and Lightroom.