Color Correction For Digital Photographers Only
Color is the soul of the image.
It deserves perfection.
Whether you're a professional or a serious amateur, you recognize the importance of color. This book is about perfecting color at every level, from setting up a shot to editing the image to printing. Illustrated with the spectacular photography of coauthor Don Mason, this volume doesn't rehash the Photoshop? basics you already know. Instead, it shares professional methods and color correction techniques designed to reveal the soul of your subjects and the art in your images.
* Understand color modes, bit depth, and dynamic range
* Create an optimum color environment with controlled lighting, monitor calibration, and color output profiles
* Make the best use of Camera Raw and Adobe? Bridge
* Correct tone and brightness and sharpen images
* Remedy the effects of improper exposure on color
* Explore the artistic options of black-and-white editing
* Achieve image, camera, and printer resolution for professional-quality prints
Increase dynamic range by merging images.
Learn methods for getting perfect skin tones.
Add color tints to improve tonal ranges.
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Understanding Color Modes
Using Color Output Profiles
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16-bit images adjustment layer Adobe Bridge Adobe RGB alpha channel appears apply Auto background blend mode brightness and contrast calibration Camera Raw dialog capture Chapter check box Choose Image Click OK clipping CMYK color balance color correction color profile Color Range colorcast create Curves adjustment Curves dialog box cyan default device dialog box opens digital camera drag drop-down menu edit eyedropper film flesh tone folder foreground Gaussian Blur Genuine Fractals gray halftone highlights histogram Hue/Saturation dialog box inkjet printers JPEG Layers palette Levels dialog box light look Metadata midtone monitor move noise Opacity options output percent Photo Filter photographers pixels Preview printer problems Raw converter Raw dialog box Raw files Red channel RGB color saturation Save selection sepia tone Shadow/Highlight shadows sharpening shooting shot shown in Figure slider steps tonal tonal adjustments tone curve Unsharp Mask white balance white point window workspace