Digital Imaging for the Underwater Photographer (Google eBook)

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Amherst Media, Inc, Apr 1, 2005 - Photography - 219 pages
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Designed to help the underwater photographer make a smooth transition to digital imaging, this handbook discusses how to digitally refine, correct, and enhance underwater photographs. The equipment necessary for digital imaging for underwater photography is explained, and includes a discussion on the essentials of scanning in order to develop underwater pictures. Along with extensive information on Adobe Photoshop and how it can be used to edit underwater pictures, this new edition features instructions on how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements, a more basic program geared toward beginning photographers. Images and screenshots have also been updated, and information on the best software plug-ins for underwater imaging using Adobe Photoshop is provided.
  

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Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
10
2 THE DIGITAL PROCESS
12
3 SCANNING YOUR UNDERWATER IMAGES
21
4 DIGITAL RESOLUTION
37
5 PHOTO SOFTWARE BASICS
46
6 BASIC IMAGE ADJUSTMENTS
57
7 IMAGE COMPRESSION
70
8 SELECTION TOOLS
77
14 BACKSCATTER
125
15 SCRATCH REPAIR FOR FILM IMAGES
137
16 PROCESSING ERRORS
148
17 BURNING AND DODGING TECHNIQUES
162
18 PRINTING TECHNIQUES
168
19 DIGITAL SLIDE SHOWS
176
20 ARCHIVAL DATA STORAGE
189
21 PHOTO DATABASE SYSTEMS
199

9 PHOTOGRAPHIC CURVES
84
10 NOISE REDUCTION
96
11 SHARPEN AND FOCUS SOLUTIONS
108
12 WORKING WITH CHANNELS
114
13 WORKING WITH LAYERS
119
22 THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL IMAGING UNDERWATER
207
Appendix
213
Index
215
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Jack Drafahl and Sue Drafahl are the founders of the Oregon Coast Digital Center and maintain a professional website, www.jackandsuedrafahl.com. They are the coauthors of Advanced Digital Camera Techniques, Photo Salvage with Adobe Photoshop, and Plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop. They have written articles for Petersen Photographic Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, and Sport Diver, among others. They live on the Oregon Coast.

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