Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers: A professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Martin Evening, Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional, has revamped his much-admired Photoshop for Photographers book for an eleventh edition, to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe’s Creative Cloud. This comprehensive guide covers all the tools and techniques serious photographers need to know when using Photoshop, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world examples, this guide is the essential reference for Photoshop users of all levels.
Accompanying the book is the photoshopforphotographers.com website, fully updated with new sample images, new tutorial videos, and additional bonus chapters.
It’s clear why so many people feel that any serious Photoshop user should not be without this invaluable reference text.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.70(d)|
About the Author
Inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2008, Martin Evening is an internationally renowned professional photographer. Working principally on studio-based beauty photography, Martin uses Photoshop to retouch or manipulate to some degree nearly every image he produces. This regular everyday experience with the software has enabled him to gain extensive specialist knowledge of Photoshop.
Further reader resources:
- Martin Evening Photography, London, UK
- Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers website
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Are you an intermediate to advanced Adobe Photoshop user? If you are, then this book is for you! Author Martin Evening, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that is completely focused on the essential information you need to know when working with Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge, plus all that’s new in Photoshop CC for photographers. Evening, begins by looking at some of the essentials of working with Photoshop, such as how to install the program, the Photoshop interface, what all of the different tools and panels do; as well as, introducing the Camera Raw and Bridge programs. Next, the author discusses why you must ensure that you have as much RAM memory as possible installed in your machine and fast disk access. Then, the author discusses Camera Raw image processing. He continues by discussing how to pre-sharpen your photographs in Photoshop and reduce image noise. Next, the author explains how to work with photos that have never been near Camera Raw, such as images that have originated as TIFFs or JPEGs. Then, he explores how Photoshop and improvements in inkjet printing have now made black and white photography an even more exciting avenue to explore. The author continues by explaining how dynamic range is the ability of a sensor to capture the greatest range of tones from the minimum recordable shadow point to the brightest highlights. Next, he will show you some of the basic techniques of how to remove dust spots and repair sections of an image. Then, the author explains the different tools that can be used for creating composite photographs; as well as, the intricacies of working with layers, channels, mask channels and pen paths. He continues by showing you ways you can use the Smart Filters feature to extend your filtering options. Next, the author explains why with Bridge CC, Adobe has reached a point where the aim is to keep Bridge maintained as a Suite-wide browser, but without adding new features. Then, he deals with the print output process. Finally, he looks at the Mac and PC key combinations for the various shortcuts that are in Photoshop. This most excellent book is not a complete guide to everything that’s in Photoshop. More importantly, as you go through this great book, you will find that it is one of the most thorough and established books out there for photographers!