Complete Photoshop CS2 for Digital Photographers is packed with updated coverage and tutorials on the new features of CS2. As with the first edition, this book is designed and written especially for digital photographers. It teaches you how to organize, enhance, correct, and retouch images; how to do creative things with those images; and how to output them. Using Photoshop CS is essentially like having your own digital darkroom on your desktop, and with the help of tutorials in this book, you'll learn how to master this powerful tool. By working through these projects, you'll explore the new and enhanced areas of Photoshop, including more in depth coverage of Camera Raw and working with multiple images. Expanded coverage of Bridge is also provided. When printing your images, paper choices can be critical, so new coverage about color management and working with profiles for getting accurate prints is detailed. In addition, there is coverage of the new sharpening, noise reduction and retouching tools, and methods. We'll also dive into the Lens Warp filter for fixing crooked and warped images. To help you master these tools the book teaches you professional techniques for overcoming the many challenges you'll face and by using these techniques, youÂ'll be able to bring out the best from any photo, while establishing an efficient workflow. If you truly want to understand and master Photoshop CS2 for digital photography, this is the resource you need.
About the Author
Colin Smith has written numerous books on Photoshop, including previous editions of this book, Photoshop CS for Digital Photographers, How to Do Everything with Photoshop CS2, New Masters of Photoshop, and Photoshop Most Wanted. He is the author of a training series from PhotoshopCD.com. His writing credits also include a regular column in Photoshop User magazine and weekly columns for Planet Photoshop and official NAPP members site. Colin is the founder of Photoshopcafe.com, and his work has been recognized by Computer Arts, MacWorld, Digital Photographer, Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, and many other magazines. Colin is in high demand as a speaker at conferences around the country.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION PART I BASICS CHAPTER 1 GETTING STARTED AND CAMERA RAW CHAPTER 2 ADOBE BRIDGE: ORGANIZATION AND AUTOMATION CHAPTER 3 CROPPING AND SIZING PART II ENHANCEMENT CHAPTER 4 IMAGE CORRECTION CHAPTER 5 COLOR CORRECTION CHAPTER 6 SHARPENING AND NOISE REDUCTION PART III EFFECTS CHAPTER 7 IMAGE RETOUCHING CHAPTER 8 FRAME AND COLOR EFFECTS PART IV ADVANCED CONCEPTS CHAPTER 9 SPECIAL EFFECTS CHAPTER 10 WORKING WITH MULTIPLE IMAGES CHAPTER 11 COLLAGING TECHNIQUES AND PRINTING ABOUT THE CD-ROM INDEX