Photoshop Artistry: For Photographers Using Photoshop CS2 and Beyond - Some people like to make pictures -others like to create art. With PhotoShop CS2, the digital world takes on a totally new dimension. The authors take you on a detailed tour of CS2 showing you all the tricks and useful tips needed to turn simple photos into works of art.
In this detailed guide, learn about Photoshop's 32-bit High Dynamic Range (HDR) color creation and editing (ideal for advanced compositing and professional photography), Vanishing Point, Image Warp, Spot Healing Brush, Smart Sharpen, and much more.
Using the included DVD, you'll see how traditional photography meshes with digital photography. By using before and after images, you'll get a deep and complete overview of CS2 and will exit knowing how to be a better photographer, manipulator and artist.
About the Author: Professional photographer Barry Haynes loves images. In addition taking photographs, he teaches digital photography, creates commercial special effects, and does digital- image consulting. Barry has been teaching Photoshop courses since 1990 to clients such as Apple, Oracle, Kodak, Nikon, and Sony. Prior to that, Barry spent 10 years doing research and development at Apple Computer. Barry also writes articles that appear in leading technical/trade magazines and presents regularly at industry seminars and trade shows.
Wendy Crumpler has been in advertising and design since 1980. She is also the author of Photoshop, Painter and Illustrator Side-by-Side book from Sybex.