Because RAW files remain virtually untouched by in-camera processing, working with them has given digital photographers greater flexibility and control during the editing process -- for those who are familiar enough with the format. Camera RAW, the plug in for Adobe Photoshop CS3, has emerged as one of the best and most familiar tools for editing RAW images, and the best way to master this workflow is with "Photoshop CS3 RAW."
Award-winning author Mikkel Aaland explores the entire RAW process, from the practical reasons to shoot RAW, to managing the images with the new features of Bridge 2.0 navigation software, to processing your images with the new power of Adobe Camera RAW 4 and Photoshop CS3. The book's unique four-color, photograph-rich design helps you grasp the subject through visual instruction and clear explanation."Photoshop CS3 RAW" focuses on Photoshop editing techniques, such as: Automating RAW workflow Correcting exposures Extending exposure range Manipulating grayscale Working with the DNG open standard Aaland helps you establish the best tool for each phase of your workflow, from managing shoots to perfecting photos. A digital photography pioneer and author of eight books, including O'Reilly's groundbreaking tutorial "Photoshop Lightroom Adventure," Aaland's trademark ability to teach complicated topics on digital imaging with straightforward, easy-to-follow text makes this book a valuable learning tool for anyone serious about digital photography.
Required reading for professionals and dedicated photo hobbyists alike.
|Shooting RAW||p. 1|
|Using Adobe's Photo Downloader||p. 17|
|Photo Editing RAW in Bridge||p. 27|
|Getting Started with Camera Raw||p. 57|
|Photo Editing with Camera Raw||p. 79|
|Using Camera Raw Basic Tab Controls||p. 89|
|Advanced Tonal Control||p. 125|
|Sharpening RAW||p. 147|
|Reducing Noise, Correcting Chromatic Aberrations, and Controlling Vignetting||p. 169|
|Converting RAW to Black and White, Toning, and Special Effects||p. 189|
|Archiving and Working with DNG||p. 205|
|Converting and Delivering RAW||p. 221|
|Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.|
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 11th January 2008
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 17.8 x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 2