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AN OvERvIEW OF THE PHOTOSHOP CS4 WORKFLOW
Your Digital Darkroom
Creating Your Personalized Metadata Template
Importing Photos from Your Camera
Where to Go from Here
PHOTO EDITING IN BRIDGE
Setting Up Your Workspaces
Creating the Overview Workspace
Creating the Photo Edit Workspace
Setting Up the Keywording Workspace
Organizing Your First Batch of Images
Step 1: Reviewing Your Shots in the Overview Workspace
Step 2: Photo Editing: Sorting Your Pictures
Rating and Sorting Tips
Tricks for Comparing Two Photos
Using Smart Collections
RAW+JPEG
Introduction to Keywording
Tools for Searching by Keywords
Adding Keywords to Your Images
INITIAL COLOR AND TONE ADJUSTMENTS
Te Benefts of ACR
Working on Images in ACR from Bridge
Setting Your Workfow Options
A Quick Tour of the Bottom Buttons
Your First Image Edit
Start by Cropping
First Edits in the Basic Tab
Fine-Tuning Your Image
Fine-Tuning in the Basic Tab
Fine-Tuning Tonal Adjustments in the Tone Curve Tab
Fine-Tuning Color in the HSL/Grayscale Tab
Finishing Touches in the Detail Tab
Input Sharpening
Noise Reduction
And Tese Were Just the Basic Tools
GREAT TOOLS FOR YOUR BEST SHOTS
Batch Processing in ACR
Black-and-White Conversion in ACR
Te Convert to Grayscale Approach in the HSL Tab
Te Desaturate Approach in the HSL Tab
Spot Removal in Adobe Camera Raw
Cloning with the Spot Removal Brush
Localized Corrections with the Adjustment Brush
Types of Graduated Corrections Available
Adjusting a Sample Image with the Graduated Filter Tool
POWERFUL TOOLS WHEN YOU REALLY NEED THEM
Touching Up Imperfections with the Clone Stamp Tool
How to Save Photoshop Files
Adding a Mask to the Adjustment Layer
Nondestructive Sharpening with Smart Objects
Back to Nondestructive Sharpening
Portrait Retouching Techniques
recipe 1: Brightening Teeth
recipe 2: Touching Up Blemishes
recipe 3: Darkening or Lightening Facial Features
recipe 4: Softening Skin
recipe 5: Brightening Eyes
recipe 6: Sharpening Eyes and Eyebrows
recipe 7: Softening Dark Circles Under the Eyes
recipe 8: Bumping Up Contrast with Unsharp Mask
recipe 12: Applying a Color Wash to an Object
Finishing Touches
recipe 15: Creating a virtual Custom Matte
recipe 16: Automating Panorama Merging
recipe 17: Extending Depth of Field by Stacking Images
You’re a photoshop artist; now what?
You’re a Photoshop Artist; Now What?
Calibrating Your Monitor
Calibrating on Mac OS X
Calibrating on Windows
Calibrating in General
DeDicateD photo printers
Dedicated Photo Printers
Ten Steps to Making a Beautiful Print
A Word About Printer Profles
Success! A Beautiful Print
Improving Your Photography Trough Printing
Final Toughts
Cover Images
Frontmatter Images
Chapter Openers
Index
P. 1
The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers

The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers

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"Derrick shows that Photoshop can be friendly as well as powerful. In part, he does that by focusing photographers on the essential steps of an efficient workflow. With this guide in hand, you'll quickly learn how to leverage Photoshop CS4's features to organize and improve your pictures."-- John Nack, Principal Product Manager, Adobe Photoshop & Bridge

Many photographers -- even the pros -- feel overwhelmed by all the editing options Photoshop provides. The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers pares it down to only the tools you'll need most often, and shows you how to use those tools as part of an efficient and enjoyable workflow. This book explains an easy method for processing your images using the new user-friendly features that come with Photoshop CS4, including Adobe Bridge, Photo Downloader, and Adobe Camera Raw.

A perfect fit for your laptop bag, this guide is designed to help you process photos in the field. Professional photographer and bestselling author Derrick Story teaches you how to quickly and efficiently organize and edit your photos without compromising the originals. With this book, you will:

Import your images and apply metadata with Photo Downloader Rate your images and add keywords with Adobe Bridge Make basic (and reversible) edits with Adobe Camera Raw, such as cropping, color balance, and tonal adjustments Use advanced ACR tools for black & white conversion, spot removal, batch processing, and more Refine your images with Photoshop using adjustment layers, masking, and smart objects Apply advanced Photoshop techniques for retouching portaits, swapping colors, correcting lens distortion, and much more

To use Photoshop effectively, photographers must know which tools they really need and which ones they don't. The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers gives you the knowledge to create your own efficient path to great-looking photos.

"Derrick shows that Photoshop can be friendly as well as powerful. In part, he does that by focusing photographers on the essential steps of an efficient workflow. With this guide in hand, you'll quickly learn how to leverage Photoshop CS4's features to organize and improve your pictures."-- John Nack, Principal Product Manager, Adobe Photoshop & Bridge

Many photographers -- even the pros -- feel overwhelmed by all the editing options Photoshop provides. The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers pares it down to only the tools you'll need most often, and shows you how to use those tools as part of an efficient and enjoyable workflow. This book explains an easy method for processing your images using the new user-friendly features that come with Photoshop CS4, including Adobe Bridge, Photo Downloader, and Adobe Camera Raw.

A perfect fit for your laptop bag, this guide is designed to help you process photos in the field. Professional photographer and bestselling author Derrick Story teaches you how to quickly and efficiently organize and edit your photos without compromising the originals. With this book, you will:

Import your images and apply metadata with Photo Downloader Rate your images and add keywords with Adobe Bridge Make basic (and reversible) edits with Adobe Camera Raw, such as cropping, color balance, and tonal adjustments Use advanced ACR tools for black & white conversion, spot removal, batch processing, and more Refine your images with Photoshop using adjustment layers, masking, and smart objects Apply advanced Photoshop techniques for retouching portaits, swapping colors, correcting lens distortion, and much more

To use Photoshop effectively, photographers must know which tools they really need and which ones they don't. The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers gives you the knowledge to create your own efficient path to great-looking photos.

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