This book (for Windows and Mac) breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers thatas never been done beforeait cuts through the bull and shows you exactly ahow to do it.a Itas not a bunch of theory; it doesnat challenge you to come up with your own settings or figure things out on your own. Instead, it does something that virtually no other Elements book has ever doneait tells you flat-out which settings to use, when to use them, and why. If youare looking for one of those atell-me-everything-about-the-Unsharp-Maskfiltera books, this isnat it. You can grab any other Elements book on the shelf, because they all do that. Instead, this book gives you the inside tips and tricks of the trade for organizing, correcting, editing, sharpening, retouching, and presenting your photos like a pro. Youall be absolutely amazed at how easy and effective these techniques areaonce you know the secrets. Youall learn: The real secrets of how the pros retouch portraits How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat (youall be amazed at how they do it!) How to use Camera Raw for processing not only RAW photos, but JPEGs and TIFFs, too! (And youall learn why so many pros like it besta because itas faster and easier) The sharpening techniques the pros really use (thereas an entire chapter just on this!) How to deal with common digital camera image problems, including removing noise and avoiding halos The most requested photographic special effects, and much more! The Book's Secret Weapon Although Elements 8 offers some digital photography features that Photoshop CS4 doesnat offer, there are plenty of features that Photoshop CS4 has that Elements 8 still doesnat have (things like paths, Channel Mixer, etc.). But in this book, youall learn some slick workarounds, cheats, and some fairly ingenious ways to replicate many of those Photoshop features from right within Elements. Plus, since this book is designed for photographers, it doesnat waste your time talking about how to frame a shot, setting your exposure, etc., and thereas no talk about which camera or printer to buy. Itas all Elements, step-by-step, cover-to-cover, in the only book of its kind!You can try this quick trick for getting your flesh tones in line by removing the excess red. This one ... (Press-and-hold the Alt [Mac: Option] key to remove any areas that were selected that shouldna#39;t have been, such as the clothes and hair.) anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Photoshop Elements 8 Book for Digital Photographers|
|Author||:||Scott Kelby, Matt Kloskowski|
|Publisher||:||New Riders - 2009-10-29|