Focal Press Book: Photoshop Effects for Portrait Photographers

Focal Press Book: Photoshop Effects for Portrait Photographers

Focal Press Book: Photoshop Effects for Portrait Photographers

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  • By Christopher Grey
  • Darkroom Techniques with Photoshop
  • Painterly and Illustrative Techniques

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Focal Press 9780240808949 overview

  • 1Description

Photoshop Effects for Portrait Photographers from Focal Press will take your photography back in time when professional darkrooms were needed for enhanced portrait photos, but this time you will use Photoshop to achieve the same. You will also learn how to replicate traditional painterly and illustrative techniques such as rough charcoal sketch, wet watercolor, silkscreen, and oil chalk.

Photoshop Effects for Portrait Photographers contains detailed explanations and high quality illustrations, showing you how to replicate many darkroom techniques with Photoshop (dodging, burning, vignettes, etc.) as well as camera and earlier technology techniques (short focus, high speed film grain, hand coloring, etc.) in easy to follow step by step tutorials. It covers some of the best and most often used techniques for going beyond the straight portrait.

Each effect is covered in a 2-4 page full color spread for easy comprehension and step-by-step directions.
Effects built with Photoshop CS2, but almost all will work with any version of PS that supports Layers.
Takes some of Photoshop features that are not quite up to par and gives you the tips to take the effect to the next level.
About the Author
Chris Grey is an international award winning photographer, instructor, author and owner of Christopher Grey Studios, (Minneapolis, MN, USA) who has specialized in advertising, portrait and fine art photography for over three decades. He is the author of numerous photography books, including CANON DSLR: The Ultimate Photographers Guide, also from Focal Press.
Table of Contents
A Short Course on Layer Masks Traditional Photographic Techniques Creative Desaturation and Filtration Organic Vignettes Converting Color to Grayscale Short Focus Short Focus (Light) Infrared Black and White Cross Processing High Speed Film Grain Oil Tints Hand Colored Black and White Damage Free Dodge and Burn Image Enhancements Surreal Backgrounds HyperColor Overexposure Rescue Hollywood Eyes Artistic Effects Perfect Litho Linoleum Block Scratchboard Rough Pencil Sketch Charcoal Sketch Photocopy Sketch Grain Sketch Watercolor Wet Watercolor Silkscreen Impressionism The Classic PinUp Oil Chalk
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Focal Press 9780240808949 specs

Subject Portrait photography tutorial
Author Christopher Grey
Edition 1st
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 152
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 9780240808949
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published October 25, 2006
Dimensions 7.44 x 9.69" (18.96 x 24.6 cm)

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