The Adobe Photoshop CS5 book for digital photographers / Scott Kelby

Author(s): Kelby, Scott
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Subjects: Adobe Photoshop
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Photography--Digital techniques
Computer graphics--Computer programs
Image processing--Digital techniques
Adobe Photoshop
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Berkeley, Calif.] : New Riders, c2011
Series: Voices that matter
Voices that matter
LC Classification: T, TR
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 387 p.) : col. ill
Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Mini Series Using Photoshop CS5's Mini Bridge 1
Getting to Your Photos Using Mini Bridge 2
Viewing Your Photos in Mini Bridge 4
Use Full-Screen Review Mode to Find Your Best Shots Fast 8
Sorting and Arranging Your Photos 10
Finding Your Photos by Searching 14
Customizing the Look of Mini Bridge 16
Photoshop Killer Tips 17
Chapter 2. WWF Raw The Essentials of Camera Raw 21
Working with Camera Raw 22
Choosing the Right Process Version (Not for New Users) 25
Miss the JPEG Look? Try Applying a Camera Profile 26
The Essential Adjustments: White Balance 28
The Essential Adjustments #2: Exposure 32
Letting Camera Raw Auto-Correct Your Photos 37
Adding "Snap" (or Softening) to Your Images Using the Clarity Slider 38
Fixing Backlit Photos by Adding Fill Light 40
Adjusting Contrast Using Curves 42
Cropping and Straightening 46
Photoshop Killer Tips 50
Chapter 3. Raw Justice Camera Raw---Beyond the Basics 53
Double-Processing to Create the Uncapturable 54
Editing Multiple Photos at Once 58
Sharpening in Camera Raw 61
Automatically Fixing Lens Problems 66
Fixing Chromatic Aberrations (That Colored-Edge Fringe) 72
Edge Vignetting: How to Fix It and How to Add It for Effect 74
The Advantages of Adobe's DNG Format for RAW Photos 78
Adjusting or Changing Ranges of Color 80
Removing Spots, Specks, Blemishes, Etc 82
Calibrating for Your Particular Camera 85
Reducing Noise in Noisy Photos 86
Setting Your Resolution, Image Size, Color Space, and Bit Depth 89
Photoshop Killer Tips 92
Chapter 4. Attitude Adjustment Camera Raw's Adjustment Tools 95
Dodging, Burning, and Adjusting Individual Areas of Your Photo 96
Retouching Portraits in Camera Raw 103
Fixing Skies (and Other Stuff) with the Graduated Filter 106
Special Effects Using Camera Raw 108
Photoshop Killer Tips 112
Chapter 5. Scream of the Crop How to Resize and Crop Photos 115
Two Quick Things About Working in Photoshop CS5 116
Cropping Photos 118
Cropping to a Specific Size 122
Creating Your Own Custom Crop Tools 124
Custom Sizes for Photographers 126
Resizing Digital Camera Photos 128
Automated Saving and Resizing 131
Resizing for Poster-Sized Prints 133
Straightening Crooked Photos 136
Making Your Photos Smaller (Downsizing) 137
Resizing Just Parts of Your Image Using "Content-Aware" Scaling 140
Photoshop Killer Tips 142
Chapter 6. Jonas Sees in Color Color Correction Secrets 145
Two Things to Do Before You Color Correct Anything 146
Color Correction Using Curves 147
The Advantages of Adjustment Layers 156
Adjusting Contrast Using the Targeted Adjustment Tool 160
The Trick Pros Use to Make Color Correction Simple 163
Dave's Amazing Trick for Finding a Neutral Gray 165
Adjusting RGB Flesh Tones Using the TAT 168
Creating Vibrance Outside of Camera Raw 170
Keeping Great Color When Emailing or Posting Photos to the Web 171
Photoshop Killer Tips 172
Chapter 7. Black & White How to Create Stunning B&W Images 175
Converting to Black and White Using Camera Raw 176
Scott's Favorite High-Contrast B&W Technique 179
Split Toning 183
Duotones Made Crazy Easy 185
Quadtoning for Richer B&Ws 186
Creating Your Own One-Click Presets 188
If You're Really, Really Serious About B&W, Then Consider This Instead 189
Photoshop Killer Tips 190
Chapter 8. We Are HDR Creating HDR Images 193
Setting Up Your Camera to Shoot HDR 194
Creating HDR Images in Photoshop CS5 197
Creating Photorealistic HDR Images 206
High Pass Sharpening for HDR Images 208
Single-Image HDR Toning Effect 210
Dealing with Ghosting in Merge to HDR Pro 214
Fixing Edge Problems in Your HDR Shots 216
HDR Finishing Technique for That "Photomatix" Glow Look 218
Photoshop Killer Tips 220
Chapter 9. Little Problems Fixing Common Problems 223
Three Ways to Fix the Color in Indoor Shots 224
When Your Subject Is in the Shadows 226
Fixing Shots with a Dull Gray Sky 229
Using the Dodge and Burn Tools 233
Fixing Depth-of-Field Problems 237
Fixing Reflections in Glasses 241
Fixing Group Shots the Easy Way 246
Fixing Dark Eye Sockets 251
The Fastest Way to Resize Brushes Ever (Plus, You Can Change Their Hardness, Too) 253
Making Really Tricky Selections, Like Hair 255
Fixing On-Location Flash Photos 263
Removing Tourists the Easy Way 265
Fixing Problems Caused by Your Camera's Lens 269
Removing Distracting Stuff Using Content-Aware Fill 274
Photoshop Killer Tips 278
Chapter 10. Side Effects Special Effects for Photographers 281
Punching Up Drab Colors Using Lab Color 282
Trendy Desaturated Portrait Look 286
High-Contrast Look 291
Getting the Grungy, High-Contrast Look Right Within Camera Raw 295
Skylight Filter Effect 297
The Faded Antique Look 299
Panoramas Made Crazy Easy 303
Turn a Photo into a Painting 307
Photoshop Killer Tips 311
Chapter 11. Sharpen Your Teeth Sharpening Techniques 315
Sharpening Essentials 316
Luminosity Sharpening 323
Using CS5's Updated Sharpen Tool 330
When to Use the Smart Sharpen Filter Instead 332
High Pass Sharpening 335
Output Sharpening in Camera Raw 337
Photoshop Killer Tips 338
Chapter 12. Fine Print Step-by-Step Printing and Color Management 341
Setting Up Your Camera's Color Space 342
Resolution for Printing 343
Setting Up Photoshop's Color Space 344
Sharpening for Printing 347
Sending Your Images to Be Printed at a Photo Lab 348
You Have to Calibrate Your Monitor Before You Go Any Further 349
The Other Secret to Getting Pro-Quality Prints That Match Your Screen 352
Making the Print (Finally, It All Comes Together) 357
Soft Proofing in Photoshop 363
What to Do If the Print Still Doesn't Match Your Screen 364
Photoshop Killer Tips 366
Chapter 13. Workflow My Step-by-Step Workflow 369
My Photoshop CS5 Digital Photography Workflow 370
Index 378
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Portion of title: Photoshop CS5
In: Safari books online
Print version: Kelby, Scott. Adobe Photoshop CS5 book for digital photographers. (OCoLC)609530699 [Berkeley, Calif.] : New Riders, c2011 9780321703569
Additional Authors: Safari Books Online (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 9780321703569
ISBN: 9780321718174
ISBN: 0321718178
Description based on print version record
Summary: Kelby shows you exactly step by step the exact techniques used by today's cutting-edge digital photographers
Includes index
Contents: Mini series : using Photoshop CS5's mini bridge -- WWF raw : the essentials of Camera Raw -- Raw justice : Camera Raw : beyond the basics -- Attitude adjustment : Camera Raw's adjustment tools -- Scream of the crop : how to resize and crop photos -- Jonas sees in color : color correction secrets -- Black & white : how to create stunning B&W images -- We are HDR : creating HDR images -- Little problems : fixing common problems -- Side effects : special effects for photographers -- Sharpen your teeth : sharpening techniques -- Fine print : step-by-step printing and color management -- Workflow : my step-by-step workflow
OCLC Number: 733750287
ISBN/ISSN: 9780321703569