Idea to Image in Photoshop CS2: Rick Sammon s Guide to Enhancing Your Digital Photographs


book cover
Idea to Image in Photoshop CS2: Rick Sammon's Guide to Enhancing Your Digital Photographs
By Rick Sammon
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Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: August 08, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-32-142918-4
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-42918-6
Pages: 216
 

Table of Contents  | Index
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From "America's Most Popular Photo Expert" comes this beautiful book on working and playing with the Photoshop digital darkroom.

World-famous, award-winning professional photographer and writer Rick Sammon, author of 25 books and host of 2 television programs, shares his favorite creative enhancements for turning "straight" digital pictures into more creative and imaginative images. With this book you will become not only a well-rounded photographer but also a self-motivated artist in the powerful age of digital imaging.

Rick begins the book with advice on seeing creatively and outlines his winning artistic process to help you learn to visualize the end-result before taking a picture. He then turns to the technical aspects of taking photographs, including his philosophy of using features like Camera Raw in Photoshop and how it is a must to obtain the best possible images. Step-by-step lessons follow, each showing how Rick transforms his digital photographs into compelling images. Detailed screenshots of the process accompany Rick's stunning photography and amusing anecdotes of photo shoots from around the world.



book cover
Idea to Image in Photoshop CS2: Rick Sammon's Guide to Enhancing Your Digital Photographs
By Rick Sammon
...............................................
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: August 08, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-32-142918-4
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-42918-6
Pages: 216
 

Table of Contents  | Index

   Copyright
       Acknowledgments
       Introduction
      Start Dreaming!
        Chapter 1.  The Photographic Idea
      Seeing the End Result
      Seeing More Possibilities with Photoshop
        Chapter 2.  Image-Enhancement Artistry
      Jump into Easy Image Enhancements
      Let the Sun Shine In
      Draw Attention to a Subject
      Enhance Landscapes
      Saving Face
      Only the Shadows Know
        Chapter 3.  Creative-Image Artistry
      All About Hue
      Move the Clock Ahead
      After Midnight
      Speed-Aging a Photograph
      Control the Weather
      Filter Transformation
      A Note Paper Effect
      Create a Pinhole Camera Effect
      Create a Basic Montage
      Liquify Reality
      Reflecting on an Image
      A Quick Pencil Sketch
      Posterize an Image
        Chapter 4.  Advanced-Image Artistry
      Creative Explorations
      Art History Brush 101
      An Illuminating Lighting Effect
      Black-and-White and Beyond
      Color and Black-and-White Together
      Hand-Color a Black-and-White Image
      Intensify Action
      Saving the Lion King
      Create an Artistic Montage
      The Evolution of an Image
      The Never-Ending Quest
      Variations on a Theme
        Chapter 5.  The Photographic Image
      See the Story
      See Beyond the Frame
   Index