Adobe Photoshop and the Art of Photography: A Comprehensive Introduction - Adobe Photoshop CS3 is revealing a whole new dimension of photography. Here, at last, novice and professional photographers have a book that explores this horizon while staying true to the traditional art and design principles that guide good, high-quality photography.
Adobe Photoshop & The Art of Photography offers a complete introduction to the tools and features of Adobe Photoshop CS3 - from the basics of the Photoshop interface to Camera Raw, HDR imagery, and panoramas via Photo Merge, using clear, step-by-step instructions, and practical, real-life exercises. Original interviews with noted photographers are featured at the end of each chapter, adding diverse voices to the book, including: John Paul Caponigro, Joyce Tenneson, Lisa Holden, Graham Nash, Maggie Taylor, Lois Greenfield, Olivia Parker, Clark & Pougnaud, Pedro Meyer, Julie Blackmon, R. Mac Holbert, and Jerry Uelsmann.
Written by award-winning photographer and Adobe Certified Photoshop Instructor Steve Weinrebe, Adobe Photoshop & The Art of Photography explores how to use this popular software as a tool to enhance and shape good photography, while continuing to emphasize the importance of taking strong, quality photographs from the start.
By understanding Photoshop as a tool to augment photographs- but not as a substitute for good photo-taking- readers will gain a state-of-the-art understanding of Adobe Photoshop as it relates to the larger world of photography.