Real World Compositing with Adobe Photoshop CS4 - These two accomplished photographers will take you on an incredible journey to learn the secrets and then some of CS4. The creation of composite imagery is a skill best taught by those who know and these two will give you more than the basics. All features are covered - from acquiring and perfecting source images to the seamless creation of a finished image. The powerful 3D features found in the Extended edition are also discussed as part of a 2D-3D workflow.
About the Author: Dan Moughamian is an experienced compositor and fine art photographer of landscapes and urban architecture. He has more than 14 years of experience with Adobe Photoshop and is an Adobe Certified Expert. As a veteran member of their testing programs, Dan has worked directly with Adobe Systems and the Photoshop team, to help define and enhance many of the core compositing functions in Photoshop. Dan has also channeled his passion for teaching Photoshop and photography, into a series of new training videos. He resides in suburban Chicago with his wife Kathy.
Scott Valentine is an award-winning experimental photographer and long-time Photoshop user in both artistic and technical capacities. He contributes considerable time to the Photoshop and digital photography communities at AllExperts.com, CommunityMX.com and one of the longest-standing Photoshop web communities, PhotoshopTechniques.com. Scott has a deep understanding of digital imaging and optical physics, and served as a subject matter expert in microphotography and technical image analysis at a national laboratory. As a member of Photoshop's prerelease teams, Scott has access to all the latest features and thinking from Adobe on "what's next."