Fully illustrated in color throughout, the text is organized into a series of examples that provides a comprehensive guide to image manipulation on Photoshop 7 -- everything from the glamour of magazine retouching, through restoration work to the nitty-gritty of color reproduction.
Photoshop is the industry standard photographic program. Whether you want to improve your photos with a bit of color correction, restore old pictures that have been damaged, or create new work based on your favorite photographic imagesH Photoshop is the program for you.
What's more, the latest version. Photoshop 7. has more techniques available to you than ever before, in terms of new toots to facilitate your photographic work. The Healing brush, in particular, is covered rn detail within these pages and can be a revelation to even the most hardened graphics expert. That said, you will find a multitude of techniques to achieve professional level results with your images that will work with an earlier version.
This book is designed to help you get the most out of this fantastic program, by taking your photographic work to new heights. We'll show you the tricks of the trade, and how to maximize the usefulness of Photoshop to achieve stunning results.
You may be coming to this book via any of several paths. Perhaps you are a professional photographer making the move into a digital workflow. We'll show you how to recreate those traditional darkroom effects, without the chemicals and costs, so that your creativity can run wild. Maybe you're a digital artist looking to improve your skillset when it comes to photos. We'll let you know how the pros handle the tricky tasks, like turning less than perfect shots into polished images. And perhaps you're an enthusiast. Looking to achieve those professional effects seen in magazines. We'll show you how the professionals work, so that you too can take advantage of the amazing possibilities that come about when you harness the power of Photoshop.