Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques for Photoshop CS5, Lightroom 3, and Camera Raw 6

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Pearson Education, Aug 23, 2010 - Computers - 288 pages
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Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Essential Techniques for Photoshop CS5, Lightroom 3, and Camera Raw 6 is a concise, current, and affordable
full-color guide to the key techniques for working with digital images. Choose the How-Tos guide when you want to learn the features and functions that provide immediate results. This book covers core features without getting bogged down in obscure details; it provides a single reference for effective Lightroom-to-Photoshop and ACR-to-Photoshop workflows.

You’ll learn to use the most exciting new features in all three apps: streamlined import; dramatic noise-reduction improvements; robust lens correction for raw images; HDR Pro workflows; selection and mask refinement; Content-Aware Fill; Puppet Warp; Bristle Tips and the powerful Mixer Brush. You’ll also learn tips to work more efficiently, with Scrubby Zoom, the new HUD color pickers, and more.

Dan Moughamian has nearly two decades of experience working with Adobe applications, including more than 16 years with Photoshop. As a fine art photographer, professional instructor, and a veteran of the Adobe alpha and beta testing programs, Dan brings a unique and fresh perspective to digital imaging workflows. His recent training titles include several video tutorials for CS5 and Lightroom 3: Retouching & Image Adjustment with Photoshop CS5, Core Lightroom 3, and Mastering Camera Raw 6. He has also authored feature articles for PhotoTechnique Magazine. You can follow Dan on Twitter @Colortrails.
 

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Contents

37 Exporting Files
Synchronizing Edits
Saving Images
Workflow Options
Chapter Three Lightroom 3 Output Hints 41 Watermark Editor
42 Polishing Slideshow Layouts
43 Slide Duration and Transitions
44 Exporting Slideshows as Video

9 Folder Export
10 Tethered Capture
Catalog Optimization
12 Customizing the Grid View
13 Comparing Similar Photos
14 One Attribute Many Shots
15 Using Keyword Sets
16 Using the Library Filter
17 Using Smart Collections
Chapter Two Developing Raw Photos 18 Understanding Process Versions
19 Using Clipping Previews
20 Making Histogram Edits
21 Cropping and Straightening
22 Removing Spots and Other Distractions
23 Synchronizing Spot Removals
24 Synchronizing Edits via Presets
25 Setting a Strong Foundation with Basic Edits
26 Using Custom Point Curves
27 Using Panel Previews
28 Perfecting Color with
Adjustment Brush
30 Stylizing BlackandWhite Photos with Split Toning
31 Creating Variations with Snapshots
32 Applying Capture Sharpening
33 Improving Noise Reduction
Lens Corrections
Film Grain
36 Prepping Files for HDR
45 Quick Contact Sheets
46 Custom Photo Packages
47 Airtight Web Galleries
48 Lightroom Flash Gallery
49 Share Photos on Flickr
Chapter Four Perfecting Images in Photoshop
50 Setting Preferences
51 Defining Color Settings
52 Simplifying the Menus
53 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
54 Using Mini Bridge
55 Using Live Preview Rotation
56 Pan Zoom Techniques
57 Using the HUD Color Pickers
58 Docking Multiple Photos
59 Displaying File Information
60 Modifying IPTC Metadata
61 Straightening Horizons with the Ruler Tool
62 Using Color Range Masks
63 Converting Paths to Selections
64 Hybrid Lasso Selections
65 Refining Selection and Mask Edges with Smart Radius
66 Removing Color Casts from Selection and Mask Edges
Clone and Patch
68 Enhancing Compositions with ContentAware Scale
69 Automated Lens Corrections
70 Smart Object Transforms
71 Perspective Cropping

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About the author (2010)

Dan Moughamian has nearly 20 years of experience working with Adobe applications, including more than 16 years with Photoshop. As a fine art photographer and professional instructor, as well as a veteran of the Adobe alpha and beta testing programs, Dan brings a unique and fresh perspective to digital imaging workflows.

Dan has authored a series of Photoshop and Lightroom training tutorials for designProVideo.com and macProVideo.com. His most recent titles include Retouching & Image Adjustment with Photoshop CS5, Core Lightroom 3, and Mastering Camera Raw 6. He has also authored feature articles for PhotoTechnique Magazine. You can follow Dan on Twitter @Colortrails.

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