Photoshop Lab Color

Author: Dan Margulis
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ISBN: 9780134176109
Size: 17.33 MB
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Described as the most "advanced, inspiring, insightful, maddening, demanding, and illuminating educational effort ever created for Photoshop," the first edition of Photoshop LAB Color become the ultimate source of information on Photoshop LAB color correction for nonexperts to advanced users. The Photoshop LAB colorspace is extremely powerful and intimidating, but author Dan Margulis shows reader how to derive enormous benefits from just a few simple tools and techniques. Dan also demonstrates how to take these techniques as far as the reader wants, employing the power-user features he describes in later chapters. Starting with canyons and progressing to faces, readers will see how quickly they can begin improving images by following the recipes included in the book. A companion website includes exercise files that allows the reader to practice the techniques of the book. With this book, readers will learn a reliable way to get much better-looking pictures much less time. Readers will learn: * Why LAB is the first choice for serious image merging and advanced retouching. * Simple techniques in the A and B channels to create fast, believable color variation and unbelievably good-looking images. * How to use the A and B channels to create quicker and better masks and selections. * A simple recipe for creating remarkably lifelike faces, offering major improvements even in professionally shot studio portraits.

Professional Photoshop

Author: Dan Margulis
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780132712040
Size: 11.70 MB
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The commonsense, by-the-numbers approach of Professional Photoshop has shaped the workflows of a generation of Photoshop experts. This new edition, the first in nearly five years, is completely updated for the age of digital photography. It continues the book’s tradition of introducing astoundingly effective, previously unknown methods of image enhancement. The original photographs found in the book come from a variety of professional sources, and all correction exercises are on the included CD. Professional Photoshop has changed radically from edition to edition, and this time is no exception—with almost 90 percent new content and completely overhauled coverage of curves, channel blending, and sharpening.Professional Photoshop offers a full explanation of: How curves bring out detail in the most important areas of the imagen A comprehensive strategy for blending channels to create deeper, stronger images The strengths and weaknesses of CMYK, LAB, and RGB, and when to use each one The first detailed look at the Shadow/Highlight command—and even more sophis-ticated ways to enhance contrast in the lightest and darkest parts of the imagen Sharpening strategies, in three full chapters, including the innovative hiraloam method (High Radius, Low Amount). Plus, a fiendishly effective method of merging hiraloam and conventional unsharp masking The realities—and the politics—of preparing files for commercial offset printing and how to deal with colors that are out of the press’s gamut What Camera Raw and similar acquisition modules can offer Typical problems of digital captures that were not found in the age of film— and how to correct for them

Photoshop Restoration Retouching

Author: Katrin Eismann
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0321316274
Size: 53.21 MB
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Address the latest professional techniques and Photoshop CS2 features that are most relevant to retouchers and photographers.

The Hidden Power Of Blend Modes In Adobe Photoshop

Author: Scott Valentine
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 0321823761
Size: 13.60 MB
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Demonstrates how to use blend modes in Adobe Photoshop, covering such topics as photographic manipulation, compositing, design, and painting, and offering a reference to every blend mode and more than fifty techniques.

Adobe Photoshop Restoration Retouching

Author: Katrin Eismann
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 0132117525
Size: 77.14 MB
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Whether you’re a professional photographer or the family shutterbug, you can’t afford to miss the fourth edition of the now classic Photoshop Restoration & Retouching. Katrin Eismann and co-authors Wayne Palmer and Dennis Dunbar have reviewed, updated, and revised every single technique to address the most important features in Adobe Photoshop CC. Clear step-by-step instructions using professional examples highlight the tools and techniques photographers, designers, restoration studios, and beauty retouchers use to restore valuable antique images, retouch portraits, and enhance glamour, food, and architectural photography. With new example images illustrating the tutorials, Photoshop Restoration & Retouching, Fourth Edition will show you how to transform faded, damaged photographs into beautiful images that are as clear and crisp as the day they were taken–maybe even better–and how to turn casual snapshots and studio portraits into the most flattering images possible. Full-color, step-by-step examples show you how to • Correct extreme exposure errors and improve color, contrast, and tone • Rescue heirloom originals suffering from mold damage, cracks, and torn edges–even replace missing image information • Remove dust and scratches quickly and easily • Transform your photos into beautiful, original works of art by converting them to black-and white or tinted images • Use a variety of sharpening techniques and tonal-correction tools to add life and sparkle to digital photos • Enhance portraits by removing blemishes, reducing wrinkles, and enhancing eyes, lips, and hair, while maintaining the subject’s essential character • Apply the secrets that the top retouchers in the glamour and beauty industry use to perfect skin, make-up, and hair • Retouch and enhance architectural, product and food shots.